Flourish & Prosper Global Forum October 15-17

EVENT: Flourish & Prosper: The Third Global Forum for Business as an Agent of World Benefit WHAT: This dynamic 2 1?2-day summit, hosted by the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, brings together leading business executives, management scholars, policymakers and others from around the world to explore …

Conference challenges unambitious CSR-practice

Conference challenges unambitious CSR-practice The sold out CSR conference Who Cares Wins in Copenhagen on April 16th wishes to emphasize, once and for all, that CSR and sustainability can lead the direct way to a more solid bottom line.  To debate this controversial subject, Mohan Munashinge, who shared the Nobel …

Green VC Launches Green Crowdfunding Website, GreenFundraising.org

Green VC announced today that is has launched GreenFundraising.org.  This site is an online platform to support projects that focus on environmental or social responsibility. Entrepreneurs and non-profits can seek funding from the public (referred to as “crowdfunding”) by posting a project on GreenFundraising.org. Projects can offer rewards to contributors, but …

Work-Family Balance Benefits Families and Society At Large, Says Ban

New York, May 15 2012  9:05AM Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has highlighted the need for work-family balance for the benefit of families and society at large, adding that while flexible working arrangements are becoming more widely available, there is much room for improvement. “We need to respond to the ever-changing complexities of work and family life,” …

Upcoming briefing in Hong Kong: The Business Perspective: Serving Our Elderly in 2 May 2012

HIGHLIGHT Upcoming briefing in Hong Kong: The Business Perspective: Serving Our Elderly in 2 May 2012 In this CSR briefing, we will provide an overview of the ageing population in Hong Kong. There will be examples of how serving the elderly has become part of business’ strategic community investment. We …

Online seminars to introduce the Earth Charter and the Initiative

Online seminars to introduce the Earth Charter and the Initiative ECI Secretariat will be offering four online seminars to introduce the Earth Charter, once a week every week in September. Click here for more… ___________________________________________________________________________ An independent policy paper on the Earth Charter and Rio+20 is now available Three scholars …

Ethical Markets Media Agrees with the ITUC in Supporting the ISO26000 Standards on Corporate Responsibility

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 130/200910 ITUC supports new international standard on social responsibility Brussels, 20 September 2010 (ITUC OnLine): Reacting to news that the ISO 26000 has received enough votes to become an official international standard to be issued by the International Organisation for Standardization, ITUC General Secretary …