November 2013 Blog Posts (70)

CSR is Dead – Long Live Social Intrapreneurship

 

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Added by member on November 28, 2013 at 14:30 — No Comments

24/7 Human – or are we?

We say we’re starved for meaning and fulfillment… so when will we take back our right to bring our entire self to the workplace? …

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Added by Heidi Kikoler on November 28, 2013 at 14:23 — No Comments

Diage CSR Performance Metrics

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability metrics site CSRHub recently updated its ratings on Diageo and the 25companies in the Beer Wine & Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Wholesalers industry.  Diageo’s overall ratingcurrently is 64 after the most recent updates to their CSRHub page.

The average rating for the other companies in the Beer Wine & Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Wholesalers industry currently is 54.  This has allowed…

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Added by Bahar Gidwani on November 28, 2013 at 8:52 — No Comments

FedEx Corporation CSR Performance Benchmark

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability metrics site CSRHub recently updated its ratings on FedEx and the 43 companies in the Air Freight Carriers & Moving Companies industry.  FedEx’s overall rating currently is 56 after the most recent updates to their CSRHub page.

The average rating for the other companies in the Air Freight Carriers & Moving Companies industry currently is 55.  This has allowed FedEx to move up to 9th…

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Added by Bahar Gidwani on November 27, 2013 at 8:53 — No Comments

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Added by Devendra Singh on November 27, 2013 at 7:58 — No Comments

Creating the Environment for Entrepreneurial Success

Creating the Environment for Entrepreneurial Success: CIPE Special Report 

Entrepreneurship drives economic change and innovation while at the same time it expands opportunity and unleashes the initiative of citizens. Entrepreneurs are crucial to building prosperous societies that deliver opportunity to all. In emerging economies around the world, interest in entrepreneurship is currently…

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Added by Kim Bettcher on November 26, 2013 at 16:27 — No Comments

THINK CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU TAX MORE!

“It is a contradiction to support increased development assistance, yet turn a blind eye to actions by multinationals and others that undermine the tax base of a developing country…”

Trevor Manuel, Former Minister of Finance, South Africa and Special Envoy of the UN Secretary General on Financing for Development

In the past 5 years since the 2008 financial crisis we have seen a flurry of new regulations and legislation as an…

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Added by Trevor Simumba on November 26, 2013 at 9:24 — No Comments

Sustainability Performance Benchmark for Exponent Inc.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability metrics site CSRHub recently updated its ratings on Exponent and the 140companies in the Business Support Services industry.  Exponent’s overall ratinghas moved up five points in the last quarter and is now 60 according to their CSRHub page.

The average rating for the other companies in the Business Support Services industry maintained a rating of 54.  This has allowed Exponent to move up to…

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Added by Bahar Gidwani on November 26, 2013 at 4:47 — No Comments

Meet Tatiana Bessarabova: Consultant, Business Call to Action (BCtA)

 

BFP: What do you do?



TB: I work at the UNDP-based Business Call to Action…

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Added by team on November 25, 2013 at 23:30 — No Comments

Luciérnaga - Solar Lighting in Central America

My name is Lindsay Saperstone and I am part of an exciting new social enterprise called Luciérnaga. We distribute small (<15W) solar lighting technologies that meet lighting and device charging needs for energy poor populations in Central America. Luciérnaga is a for-profit subsidiary of  …

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Added by Lindsay Saperstone on November 25, 2013 at 21:30 — No Comments

Leaning in on Property Rights

What is the most under-appreciated risk facing agri-businesses, food and beverage companies, institutional investors, even conservation organizations that operate in the developing world?

The answer may be "tenure risk."

While it sounds like an abstract idea, tenure risk is a tangible, and widespread, problem. Your tenure, or rights over assets, is at risk when some entity threatens them.  For…

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Added by Karol C. Boudreaux on November 25, 2013 at 14:56 — No Comments

Jennifer Silberman: To Change A Company, You Need Intrapreneurs

 

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Added by member on November 25, 2013 at 14:00 — No Comments

Sustainability Performance Benchmark for FedEx Corporation

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability metrics site CSRHub recently updated its ratings on FedEx and the 43 companies in the Air Freight Carriers & Moving Companies industry.  FedEx’s overall rating currently is 56 after the most recent updates to their CSRHub page.

The average rating for the other companies in the Air Freight Carriers & Moving Companies industry currently is 55.  This has allowed FedEx to move up to 9th…

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Added by Bahar Gidwani on November 23, 2013 at 6:00 — No Comments

Audry Maulana: What does “Inclusive Business” Mean for Women Entrepreneurs?

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Added by member on November 22, 2013 at 16:30 — No Comments

Mihailo Terzic: A Muddled Path to Sustainable Production and Consumption

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Added by member on November 22, 2013 at 16:30 — No Comments

Madeleine Lewis: Portia's Story - How Bees are Changing Rural South Africa

Photo: Virgin Unite

 

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Added by member on November 22, 2013 at 16:00 — 1 Comment

Madeleine Lewis: Wandile’s Story - An Entrepreneur Changing Lives in Soweto

Photo: Virgin Unite

 

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Added by member on November 22, 2013 at 16:00 — No Comments

Anja König: What’s Hot in Impact Investing for Green and Inclusive Business?

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Added by member on November 22, 2013 at 15:00 — No Comments

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