Corporate Social Responsibility Archive
Introduction In the wake of major abuses in recent decades, civil society has increasingly called for companies to be held to human rights standards. Union Carbide was widely denounced for the 1984 Bhopal chemical gas leak that
The World Bank has released the ‘2017 Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals.’ The Atlas includes over 150 maps and data visualizations to assist with efforts to track progress in achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). STORY
Businesses are being bombarded with information about their global human rights and other nonfinancial responsibilities, and are under growing pressure to publicize their efforts in that regard. Below we outline five key developments that business should be
An introduction to the SDGs In September 2015 Heads of State and Government agreed to set the world on a path towards sustainable development through the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development [1.1]. This agenda includes 17
The original version of this post was written by Konstantin Krinski and published on LinkedIn Pulse Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, I am pleased to appear at this forum to introduce you the Worldwide Charter for Fair International Commerce.
A landmark report of the Business & Sustainable Development Commission (BSDC) reveals that pursuing sustainable and inclusive business models could unlock economic opportunities worth at least US$12 trillion a year by 2030 and generate up to 380 million
CEO & Executive Director, UN Global Compact New York, United States of America Giving a Human Face to the Global Market UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan created the UN Global Compact nearly two decades ago with the purpose
Consumers in dominant collectivist cultures, such as India and South Korea, are more likely to support corporate social responsibility, or CSR, initiatives from brands based in their own country as opposed to foreign or global corporations, according
Mix sustainable development, corporate social responsibility, stakeholder theory and accountability, and you have the four pillars of corporate sustainability. It’s an evolving concept that managers are adopting as an alternative to the traditional growth and profit-maximization model.