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26.03.2013

A mindset for CSR and Sustainable Development in China (2012)

by Bill Valentino, China Institute of Social Responsibility Slideshare:  http://www.slideshare.net/GNCC_CSR/valentino-a-mindset-for-csr-and-sustainable-development-in-china-2012 Thumbnail:  Embed:  A mindset for CSR and Sustainable Development in China (2012) from GNCC_CSR

Blog 16. January 2013 | 0 Comments

One Word of Truth – David Grayson on Michael Woodford’s “Exposure” (Portfolio Penguin, 2012)

“One word of truth outweighs the whole world.” Those words, from the Russian novelist Alexander Solzhenitsyn’s Nobel Prize speech, resonated with me back in the early 1970s as a teenager with an emerging political consciousness. Indeed, geek that I was, I learnt the entire speech by heart! Network:  Global Network for Corporate Citizenship [more]

Blog 06. November 2012 | 0 Comments

Blog from the director of the Doughty Centre, 2012/11/06

Just back from the annual Asian CSR Forum (AFCSR) in Bangkok.  As with last year's event in Manila, the sense of dynamism and optimism about the future, that one experiences in Asia Nowadays, was palpable - particularly by contrast to a more sclerotic European scene.  Years ago, I used to head regularly to the USA to get a top-up of "can-do"spirit.  Today, I head east! Network:  Global Network for Corporate Citizenship [more]

How to Identify a Company’s Major Impacts – and Manage Them
Doughty Centre, Cranfield School of Management , 2012
Blog 19. October 2012 | 0 Comments

Blog from the director of the Doughty Centre, 2012/10/18

I shared a platform  with Baroness Susan Greenfield, the scientist and broadcaster, in Belfast on October 17th, for Business in the Community Northern Ireland Responsible Business conference.  Susan gave a fifteen minute master class on the brain, how it adapts and is adapting. Network:  Global Network for Corporate Citizenship [more]

Blog 04. October 2011 | 2 Comments

Share Value or Shared Values?

By Bradley Googins and Philip Mirvis   It is hard to believe that by adding or dropping an “s” in the word value that the whole meaning changes.  The business world is abuzz with the proposal by Michael Porter and Mark Kramer that business “redefine capitalism” by producing products and services that are good for profits and for people and the planet.  The idea is not theirs alone--Jed Emerson called it “blended value” several years prior and we spoke of it in the “socio-commercial” business models of GE, Unilever, IBM, and other firms in our book Beyond Good Company.  But the term “shared value” has received the imprimatur of the Harvard Business Review, so let’s stick with it. Network:  Global Network for Corporate Citizenship [more]