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iPhone Apps to Boost Your Business Productivity

May 3, 2013 by Syed Noman Ali

apps for productivity

iPhones are not just phones for communication; for employees, they serve as a personal assistant. Keeping track of notes and travel dates, accessing remote files and collaborating with teams was never so easy.[read more]

3 Ways to Build Leadership Credibility in Tough Times

May 2, 2013 by Ted Coine

building leadership

So there is significant skepticism among America’s workforce, but great leaders are overcoming and setting examples for how to conquer the most pressing concerns.[read more]

What Are the Benefits of CSR?

May 1, 2013 by Mark Whitman

sustainability and profits

There’s nothing like prefacing an article with a colossal question – what are the benefits of CSR? A question that is both difficult to pose and incredibly difficult to answer.[read more]

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Stigmatizing Unsustainable Behaviors

April 25, 2013 by Richard Crespin

unsustainable behaviors

Unsustainable behaviors follow predictable patterns of addiction. If you want to change the amount of energy Americans waste, follow the same game plan that cut smoking and teen pregnancy in half: stigmatize it.[read more]

Are Personal Carbon Off-sets a Cop-Out?

April 24, 2013 by Mark Whitman

carbon offsets

 

Since the option of trading carbon offsets on the market became a reality, a bewildering array of private companies have become established that offer private citizens the possibility of off-setting their carbon consumption.[read more]

CSR on Your Resume: 5 ways

April 24, 2013 by Bushra Azhar

CSR on your resume

By only looking for people with CSR experience, companies are depriving themselves of talent that could be a great fit for CSR, yet never worked in that role.[read more]

Is Serving on an Audit Committee a Job to Love or Fear?

April 22, 2013 by Norman Marks

I have worked with audit committees for over 20 years, with many directors for whom I have admiration and great respect, and a few who contributed less than they should. Here's some advice...[read more]

The CEO Challenge

April 22, 2013 by Ted Coine

fat cats had enough?

We’ve been paying our CEOs like celebrities for about thirty years now. It’s a failed experiment for the same reason that paying real celebrities has failed: one person cannot save any endeavor by themselves.[read more]

Is Corporate Zoo Sponsorship a Real Contribution to Conservation?

April 16, 2013 by Mark Whitman

sponsoring zoos

While the proportion of most zoos’ incomes derived from corporate sponsorship is generally small, the question remains as to whether this type of funding is ethically used.[read more]

Want To Be A Global Ambassador for Social Good? [VIDEO]

April 11, 2013 by David Connor

your big year

Sometimes the world can feel like an overwhelmingly big place and we, as individuals, can do little on our own to make it better against the tide of challenges and barriers, especially our own self-limiting beliefs.[read more]

Companies Need Entrepreneurs & Employees Willing to Take Risks

April 9, 2013 by Deimar Gutierrez

taking risks

Given the changes in the world economy, every day, there are more risk averse companies and employees. However, risk-taking is an essential part of innovation, and key to the survival and success of a company.[read more]

CSR: Margaret Thatcher’s Unacknowledged Grandchild

April 9, 2013 by Crane and Matten

The Iron Lady

CSR can be seen as some sort of unacknowledged grandchild of Mrs Thatcher: a knock-on effect of her policies, but certainly not one she would have approved of.[read more]