The who and why of finding your Head of Corporate Responsibility
Business Fights Poverty is the free-to-join international network for professionals passionate about fighting world poverty through good business.
In this uncertain economic climate, downsizing and layoffs are a sadly frequent occurrence. Although bad news is always painful to deliver and to hear, the process of conducting "necessary evils"—such as layoffs or firings—can be managed in a way that is clear yet respectful.
This volume - containing 27 chapters and contributions from six continents - presents and discusses key principles, perspectives, and practices of social learning in the context of sustainability.
This volume offers a global perspective on education initiatives by and for young people that promote a transition to sustainability. It includes 38 essays co-authored by 68 contributors from 25 nations, representing a diversity of geography, gender, and generation.
An analysis of the investment community’s role on climate change, and snapshot of recent investor activity.
This report aims to present a complete analysis of the employment and economic growth impacts of renewable energies, covering past, present and future prospects
Large cuts in emissions of greenhouse gases are needed if we are to avoid the worst effects of global climate change. This Rapid Assessment Report describes contributions which ecosystems can and must make to improve these efforts. It presents carbon capture and storage through a Green Economy lens, outlining the potential in terms of natural systems, from forests to grasslands which have been doing the job in a tried and tested way for millennia.
This publication describes a structured methodology that can help businesses develop strategies for managing risks and opportunities arising from their dependence and impact on ecosystems.
This document by PricewaterhouseCoopers outlines how the development of a Smart Transmission Grid across Europe and the development of CSP (Concentrating Solar Thermal Power ) plants across North Africa could be used not only to address immediate energy security concerns, but also deliver much needed economic and social development across this region.
The European Commission (EC) has developed a "CSR handbook for small business advisers" which is designed to act as a reference when making decisions on how to adapt business to current CSR guidelines.
Full transcirpts and video materials from the Drucker Forum's 2009 session on Ethics and CSR in the Light of Peter Drucker, with presentations from Prof. Bodo Schlegeimilch, Prof. Craig Smith and Dr. Timo Meynhardt.
This study analyses the transparency of corporate reporting on a range of anticorruption measures among the 105 largest publicly listed multinational companies. Together these companies are worth more than US$11 trillion and touch the lives of people in countries across the globe, wielding enormous and far reaching power.