Tue, 11 Sep 2012 16:03:00 +0000 Lunch at IKEA Copyright Kai HendryShopping on an empty stomach is not fun. Especially if its shopping for something a little more sophisticated, such as furniture. No wonder than IKEA, the Swedish budget furniture chain, runs restaurants in all its locations. I had ...
Thu, 29 Mar 2012 19:06:27 +0000 World Business and Development Awards Extend Nomination Deadline by One Week (London, Paris, New York)Â â€“Â The application deadline for organizations to submit projects to the World Business and Development Awards, has been extended. The new deadline for nominations is 23:59 on 31 March. Organisations are encouraged to submit successful initiatives to be presented at the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development. All organizations, regardless of size or […]
Sun, 07 Aug 2011 17:20:00 +0000 Childrenâ€™s Rights and Business Principles Initiative Wraps Consultation Period Sun, 06 Mar 2011 17:11:00 +0000 Secretary-General Appoints New Global Compact Board Members (New York) â€“ United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed six new members to the Board of the UN Global Compact, the worldâ€™s largest voluntary corporate citizenship initiative. The appointments … [visit site to read more]
Tue, 07 Dec 2010 10:47:00 +0000 Is too much transparency a bad thing? Itâ€™s been quite a week or so for transparency. The incendiary WikiLeaks release of almost a quarter of a million classified cables from the US diplomatic service has set news media across the world alight with daily revelations that have acutely emba...
Wed, 06 Oct 2010 17:35:59 +0000 New Report Shows the Way to Low-Carbon Revolution (Mexico City) â€“ A new report launched today at the Business for Environment (B4E) Conference in Mexico City by the Low Carbon Leaders Project, an initiative supported by the UN Global Compact and WWF, stresses that transformations in the way that needs are met would produce much greater emissions reductions than incremental improvements in existing […]
Thu, 09 Sep 2010 19:42:49 +0000 CEO Water Mandate Convenes Special Session in Stockholm (Stockholm) â€“ The UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate today convened a public-information conference during World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden â€“ an event that drew approximately 100 conference attendees from the private sector, government, civil society, and other interests. The event â€“ co-convened by the CEO Water Mandate and the Pacific Institute, which serves […]
Thu, 24 Jun 2010 07:31:43 +0000 Children are Everyoneâ€™s Business Businesses asked to help protect and promote childrenâ€™s rights (New York) â€“ At the opening of a major meeting of business leaders organized by the United Nations today, UNICEF, the UN Global Compact and Save the Children called on the business community to work together to build universal principles that will place childrenâ€™s rights at […]
Mon, 21 Jun 2010 14:41:04 +0000 New issues Business Ethics: A European Review (volume 19) The resent issues of the Business Ethics: A European Review (volume 19) contain: Business Ethics: A European Review, volume 19, number 2, pages 213-232, 2010. Values, value types and moral reasoning of MBA students, by Lan, G., Gowing, M., Rieger, F. , McMahon, S. and King, N. , in: Business Ethics: A European Review, volume […]
Sun, 25 Oct 2009 13:12:07 +0000 New issue of Business Ethics: A European Review (volume 18, number 4) The recent issue of Business Ethics: A European Review (volume 18, number 4) contains: Track: ‘Responsible management’, in: Business Ethics: A European Review, volume 18, pages 414-415, 2009. See no evil: moral sensitivity in the formulation of business problems, by Pedersen, L. J. T. , in: Business Ethics: A European Review, volume 18, number 4, […]
Thu, 02 Jul 2009 08:04:51 +0000 Norway Issues White Paper on Corporate Social Responsibility Oslo –Â Corporate Social Responsibility in a Global Economy, a new paper issued by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs aims at raising awareness about social responsibility in both the private and the public sectors and at strengthening the CSR commitments of Norwegian companies. The paper was … [visit site to read more]
Tue, 23 Jun 2009 07:51:06 +0000 New issue of Business Ethics: A European Review (volume 18, number 3) The recent issue of Business Ethics: A European Review (volume 18, number 3) contains: The potential of CSR to support the implementation of the EU sustainability strategy: editorial introduction, by Moon, J., Anastasiadis, S. and Vigan, F. , in: Business Ethics: A European Review, volume 18, number 3, pages 268-272, 2009. Spanish mutual fund fees […]
Sat, 16 May 2009 00:01:13 +0000 ARAB WORLD MAKING PROGRESS ON RESPONSIBLE COMPETITIVENESS, MAJOR OPPORTUNITIES AWAIT COUNTRIES, REGION, REPORT FINDS Foreword by Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah; Report Includes Arab Responsible Competitiveness Initiatives Dead Sea, Jordan > The Arab world is making progress towards responsible competitiveness, according to a new report to be released on May 16th at the World Economic Forum on the Middle East, Responsible Competitiveness in the Arab World 2009. â€śResponsible […]
Mon, 21 Jul 2008 00:01:55 +0000 makeITfair und die Unternehmensverantwortung in der Elektronikindustrie Berlin > Gute Erfolge meldet das europĂ¤ische Projekt makeITfair nach seinem ersten Jahr. makeITfair setzt sich mit der Produktion von elektronischen KonsumgĂĽtern wie Mobiltelefonen, Laptops und MP3-Playern kritisch auseinander, will junge Leute aus Europa ĂĽber die mit der Herstellung dieser ElektronikgerĂ¤te verbundenen problematischen Arbeitsbedingungen und Umweltprobleme informieren und sie dazu aufrufen, selbst aktiv zu werden. […]
Thu, 07 Dec 2006 21:23:22 +0000 Governments donâ€™t do enough to fight corruption, says new poll Global Corruption Barometer shows police, political parties, parliaments most compromised Brussels/Berlin, 7 December 2006 â€“ Millions of people around the world come face-to-face with corruption in their daily lives, and urgently want their government to take action to stop it. This is the resounding conclusion of Transparency Internationalâ€™s Global Corruption Barometer 2006, launched today in […]
Wed, 27 Sep 2006 15:04:37 +0000 Who Pays The Bribes? Transparency International to launch Bribe Payers Index 2006 Transparency International to launch Bribe Payers Index 2006 4 October 2006 9:00 GMT New Index ranks 30 leading exporting countries by propensity of firms to bribe abroad Berlin, 27 September 2006 — The Bribe Payers Index 2006, now in its third edition, ranks the propensity of firms from 30 exporting countries to bribe abroad. It […]
Thu, 24 Aug 2006 08:39:14 +0000 CO-OPERATIVE GROUP AND DNV UK BACK ECONOMIEâ€™S FLAGSHIP INTERNATIONAL SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT EVENT, ECO6 London 21st August 2006 – economie, the international organisation dedicated to the education, promotion and development of Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) worldwide, today announced that Colin Baines of the Cooperative Group and Esther Garcia of DNV UK will be speaking at its flagship annual event, eco6. eco6 is economie’s flagship annual conference aimed at raising […]