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Jun
05
2014
San Francisco's tech elite has experienced a disastrous PR crisis as of late. With its steady encroachment visible everywhere -- from Google buses to skyrocketing rents -- there's a perception that the tech elite have stomped on the very soul of the...
Feb
26
2014
We’re packing our suitcases and heading down to Austin this week for SXSW Interactive—a five-day festival that showcases a mix of digital creativity, emerging technology and unique networking events. From March 6 through 11, members of the Case...
Feb
21
2014
Many big corporates make huge donations to charities, yet are still viewed sceptically by the public. It is clear that giving away millions won’t improve a company’s profile or brand; neither is it the best way to drive social change. There has been...
Feb
20
2014
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The development of an assessment tool for CSR can be fueled by different motivations. In this post, I examine why assessing CSR is critical for driving CSR. Some of the reasons for assessing CSR also motivated my own study.
Feb
07
2014
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In spite of all the economic, societal, and environmental obstacles thrown their way, millennials the world over still believe that things can change--and that business in particular can move the world into a better place.
Oct
23
2013
Over the past two years, we’ve seen more than 500 companies pledge $2 billion in pro bono services to nonprofits through the national A Billion + Change campaign.   Pledge companies are inspiring others to lend their time and talent to...
Sep
18
2013
Good money. In the old economy, this simply meant pulling in a lot of cash. But the game has changed. And the notion of good money has evolved. Globally, 66 percent of consumers believe it is no longer enough for corporations to give money away, but...
Aug
23
2013
The homepage of Internet.org, a new nonprofit initiative started by Mark Zuckerberg that aims to remove some of the barriers to Internet connectivity worldwide, looks like that of a traditional non-governmental organization. A video shows African...
Jul
08
2013
An interesting thing happened when the Consumer Electronics Association announced that we would be contributing to the American Red Cross to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy. We got pushback from reporters and colleagues who did not think a...
Jun
26
2013
Corporate responsibility and culture matter more to workers in burgeoning economies, than those in already-developed nations, according to a new poll. Global research from Ipsos finds that employees in Brazil, Mexico, Indonesia and India have the...
Jun
17
2013
Recent discussions have explored the ways Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) might work in the interest of business. Countless academic articles have also celebrated the connection between positive social and environmental initiatives and...

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