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We Proved Selling ‘Odd’ Women’s Products Can Create Social Change

What happens when we infuse a business with social change goals? It’s the focus of “Not Business as Usual,” a new documentary about a group of Vancouver-based “social entrepreneurs.” And it suggests that the outcome is not just positive, but moreover represents the future of capitalism as we know it. — Full Story at Huffington […]

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Co-operatives the sustainable business model – a view from Davos

The value of Co-operatives is poorly understood by society and by Government and the regulation of co-op enterprises remains less developed than for investment driven enterprises. World Economic Fora have themes. Last year’s Davos was about “Resilient Dynamism”. This year’s leitmotiv is “The Reshaping of the World: Consequences for Society, Politics and Business”. The Forum […]

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Green businesses condemn David Cameron’s “boast” of slashing green regulations

Organisations and companies operating in the green business sector have reacted angrily to David Cameron’s pledge to small businesses to slash environmental and green building regulations. In a speech to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) yesterday, the Prime Minister said he would be saving small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) over £850 million a year […]

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To meet CSR targets, go green

Environmental sustainability is the need of the hour. The concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere has increased to unprecedented levels. From 1750 to 2011, deforestation and other land use changes are estimated to have released 660.06 gigatonnes of carbon dioxide (GtCO2), the second largest contributor to the 40 per cent increase in carbon dioxide […]

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Microsemi Wins Corporate Social Responsibility Award in the Creation of Educational Infrastructure Category

ALISO VIEJO, California — Microsemi Corporation, a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced that Microsemi India was the recipient of the IT and ITES Industry Association of AP (ITsAP) Corporate Social Responsibility Award for 2013 in the ‘Creation of Educational Infrastructure’ category. The award was presented at […]

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Timberland Announces Bolder CSR Goals – $TBL

Company Launches Dynamic, New CSR Communications Portal to Provide Real-Time Content and Discussion Around Social and Environmental Efforts. The Timberland Company (NYSE: TBL), a leading outdoor footwear and apparel company known for its best practices in transparency and accountability, today announced the company’s CSR goals and forward-looking targets, which are positioned to align more strategically […]

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Ingram Micro Further Demonstrates Its Commitment to Social Responsibility by Publishing a Publicly Available Annual Report – $IM

Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world’s largest technology distributor and supply-chain services provider, today published its inaugural social responsibility report for 2010, becoming one of the only technology distributors to track and publicly report its sustainability commitment. Using a narrative and quantitative format, the report covers three broad areas highlighting the year’s following achievements: […]

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Dole Launches New Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Website – $DOLE

Dole Food Company, Inc. (NYSE: DOLE) announced today that it has launched its new Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability website. This tool is now fully integrated into Dole’s corporate website. It also specifically emphasizes Dole’s four pillars of sustainability (Carbon Footprint, Water Management, Soil Conservation and Packaging) in addition to Dole’s environmental and labor practices and […]

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IBM Reduces $50 Million in Electricity Expenses, Boosts Conservation Efforts

Sound business and social practices at IBM (NYSE: IBM) are a boon to more than just the company’s bottom line; it pays dividends for people and the planet. According to the company’s Corporate Responsibility Report for 2010, now available at www.ibm.com/ibm/responsibility, socially responsible behavior at IBM last year yielded a range of benefits: reductions in […]

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McDonald’s Releases TV Campaign to Boost CSR

Full story at: TriplePundit

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10 local small and medium enterprises honored for fulfilling social obligations

Full Story at: The China Post

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