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Call for Papers: EBEN Annual Conference 2014

The German Network for Business Ethics (DNWE) is organising the annual conference for its European umbrella organisation (The European Business Ethics Network – EBEN). The conference will take place in Berlin from 12-14 June 2014; at the same time the DNWE will hold its annual meeting. Cooperation partner and venue of the event is ESMT European School of Management and Technology, located in the former headquarters of State Council of the GDR.

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MARKS & SPENCER cooperates with CSR Company International

CSR Company International takes the lead in implementing MARKS & SPENCER’s Sustainability Management Framework Project. ISO 26000 is their tool of choice to achieve the goals for sustainable supply chain management as set in Plan A.

Corporate Responsibility in Europe: Government Involvement in Sector-specific Initiatives

The sector-specific approach to Corporate Responsibility (CR) has attracted little attention so far, although the industrial sector is a key variable in any company’s economic environment. Therefore, this book introduces sector-specific CR as a way to increase the success and impact of business engagement.

Social Marketplaces go international – New website launched

Berlin (csr-service) - Cross sector cooperations of business-, civil society and government increasingly proof to be promising pathways towards innovative solutions to solve social challenges and to shape sustainable communities. As a breeding ground to spread shared responsibility Social Marketplaces provide an easy to step

Better Storytelling Means More Value

Greenwashing is a big problem in CSR. But so is boring communication.

Scaling up to global levels employer-led CO2 and energy reduction measures by employees

The ultimate goal of the European Climate-KIC innovation project 'Off4Firms' is to scale up efforts in individual companies to global corporations as well as SMEs across Europe. For this a new business unit is being created at South Pole Carbon.

New Study of the Bertelsmann Stiftung: Fostering Corporate Responsibility through Self- and Co-regulation

The study introduces sector-specific corporate responsibility initiatives with government involvement as forms of self- and co-regulation and complements to traditional governance. It highlights sector-specific initiatives as an appropriate response to the governance challenges to sustainable development and presents five success factors for good performance for setting-up and managing of such initiatives.

What is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)?

What is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)? This video clip tries to give competent but also entertaining answers to this question. The video is part of series "in a little green bag" at the University of St.Gallen, Switzerland.

The future of CSR? 5th International Conference in Berlin

What is the future of Corporate Social Responsibility? More than 500 CSR practitioners, scholars, business executives, consultants, students, politicians and NGO representatives from 50 countries gathered at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin last weekend to discuss this open question at the 5th International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility – and came up with a wide range of answers, but no single solution.

‘A Strategy for the Commons’ – New publication by the Bertelsmann Stiftung and the UN Global Compact

The Bertelsmann Stiftung and the Global Compact Office of the UN collaborated on a study entitled 'A Strategy for the Commons. Business-driven Networks for Collective Action and Policy Dialogue – the Example of the Global Compact Local Networks'

Rio+20: Business Models for Small-Scale Farmers and Solutions for Big Cities among the Innovations Put Forward at Private Sector Track to Rio+20

(Rio de Janeiro) – New ways to bring energy, light and water to the world´s rapidly expanding cities, and possibilities for small-scale farmers to emerge from poverty and feed the world´s growing population, emerged from the third day of the private sector track to the Rio

Rio+20: UN Global Compact and The Rockefeller Foundation Announce A Framework for Action on Social Enterprise and Impact Investing

New Model Designed to Scale Up Global Social Enterprise Movement  Across Key Sectors – Food, Water, Energy, Health  (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – A new Framework for Action launched today offers investors, large corporations and Governments a valuable resource for engaging with and supporting an escalating global

Rio+20: 300 Leading Business School and University Representatives Worldwide Agree on a Roadmap for Responsible Management Education

(Rio de Janeiro) – A series of measures to inject sustainability principles into management and business school curricula were announced today at the Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Outcomes of the Third Global Forum for Responsible Management Education include: Comprehensive Anti-Corruption Guidelines for Curriculum

Rio+20: Business Leaders in Rio Respond to UN Secretary-General’s Call for “Tipping Point” in Corporate Sustainability

(Rio de Janeiro) –The first full day of the private sector track to Rio +20 opened with business schools stepping up sustainable development curricula, investment firms backing natural capital accounting, and corporate action on biodiversity. “Corporate sustainability is an idea whose time has come”, UN Secretary-General Ban

Rio+20: Business Leaders to Deliver on Strategies for Sustainability at 15-18 June Forum, Ahead of the Rio+20 Summit

(Rio de Janeiro) – “Innovation and collaboration are driving a bottom-up change process across many critical areas of contemporary life,” UN Global Compact Executive Director Georg Kell said at the opening of a business forum that precedes the United Nations sustainable development conference in Rio de

Toward Rio: Global Compact LEAD Launches Guide to Social Investment and Philanthropy

(New York) – A new report from Global Compact LEAD released today takes a close-up look at various approaches to social investment practices in the context of corporate responsibility. The good practice guide, titled New Paths to Performance, was developed by the Global Compact LEAD Taskforce on

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General Assembly Reaffirms Critical Role of Private Sector in Advancing the Millennium Development Goals
Siemens published its new Sustainability Report 2009 here. The report makes it clear: For Siemens, sustainability is the path to profitable growth and long-term value creation. To achieve these goals, the company is intensifying its efforts in various areas: innovation,

csr-reporting.net closing a gap on sustainability information >>
The future of green >>
CR expert and author, Deborah Leipziger, to lead Human Rights Solutions Forum research in the Americas >>
The Concept and Business Case of Sustainability >>
Siemens Sustainability Report 2008 published >>
(New York) – At the conclusion of its High-level Plenary Meeting on the Millennium Development Goals (MDG Summit), the UN General Assembly stressed the critical role of the private sector for development and called on businesses everywhere to contribute to

UN Secretary-General Urges Business to Embrace “Development Compact” for the Millennium Development Goals >>
CEO Water Mandate Convenes Special Session in Stockholm >>
Emerging Markets Take the Lead in Promoting Sustainable Stock Exchanges >>
Governments Renew Support for the Global Compact >>
Global Compact Encourages Business Contribution to Humanitarian Efforts in Pakistan >>



Report Urges New Approach to Valuing Businesses

Barcelona, 22 Sept – For many years there have been inconclusive attempts to prove that improved environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance positively affects overall business performance. Now a new report from a European research team proposes that companies

Hewitt Best Employers in Canada Study 2010 >>
How aware do you live your life? >>
EABIS Annual Colloquium – CR and Sustainability: Leadership and Organisational Change >>
BSR 2006 Conference >>


New Issue of Business & Society Review (115/4)


Call for Papers: EBEN Annual Conference 2014

The recent issue of Business & Society Review (115/4) contains: The World Guide to CSR: A Country-by-Country Analysis of Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility - Edited by Wayne Visser and Nick Tolhurst, by Moskowitz, M. , in: Business & Society Review, volume

New issue of the Journal of Corporate Citizenship (volume 38) >>
New Issue of Business Ethics Quarterly (20/4) >>
New issue of Business & Society Review (volume 115/3) >>
Global Standards: Between Regulation, Normativity, and Rhetoric (Call for Papers) >>
The German Network for Business Ethics (DNWE) is organising the annual conference for its European umbrella organisation (The European Business Ethics Network – EBEN). The conference will take place in Berlin from 12-14 June 2014; at the same time the DNWE will hold its annual meeting. Cooperation partner and venue of the event is ESMT European School of Management and Technology, located in the former headquarters of State Council of the GDR.
Congress on Experiential Learning >>
Workshop: Academy of Management Meeting in Montreal >>
Workshop on CSR Regulation and Global Governance >>
Symposium: “The Future of Economics and Management” >>
Ethics in Crisis: A Call for Alternatives (EBEN Conference) >>

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Can Corporations Have Religion?
Last week, the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in an important pair of cases, namely Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby

Japan’s loophole flouting is bad for business
In government, as in business, it’s important to think not just about the direct effects of your actions, but also

A practitioner’s reflections on the problems of shared value
After our article on shared value came out in the California Management Review, and we published our last blog piece

Bribery is Still a Challenge for International Business
Bribery and other forms of corruption continue to pose a challenge to international business. Bribery is a problem because it

Baseless Accusations Aimed at Lady Gaga’s Charity Foundation
Accusations recently arose that Lady Gaga’s charitable foundation, the Born This Way Foundation (BTWF), was spending its money in what


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EU: Schulz will Zielvorgaben für Wasserverbrauch
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Berlin (afp) - Mütter sind immer häufiger erwerbstätig und kehren nach der Geburt eines Kindes frühzeitiger wieder an ihren Arbeitsplatz zurück. Das geht nach einem Bericht der "Welt am Sonntag" aus einer Studie für das Bundesfamilienministerium hervor. Ressortchefin Manuela Schwesig (SPD) äußerte sich zufrieden über diese Entwicklung. Der Studie zufolge, die

Papst betet für Opfer wirtschaftlicher Ausbeutung
Rom (afp) - Papst Franziskus hat am Karfreitag gemeinsam mit zehntausenden Gläubigen für die Opfer wirtschaftlicher Ausbeutung gebetet. Im Zentrum der Gebete beim traditionellen Kreuzweg am Kolosseum in Rom standen unter anderem das "schwere Kreuz der Arbeitswelt" und "das Gewicht aller Ungerechtigkeiten, die durch die Wirtschaftskrise mit ihren sozialen Folgen

USA verschieben Entscheidung über Ölpipeline-Projekt
Washington (afp) - Die US-Regierung hat die Entscheidung über ein umstrittenes Ölpipeline-Projekt zwischen den USA und Kanada auf unbestimmte Zeit verschoben. Die mit dem Projekt der Pipeline Keystone XL befassten Bundesbehörden, die ursprünglich bis Ende Mai Stellungnahmen abgeben sollten, hätten nun mehr Zeit, erklärte das Außenministerium am Freitag in Washington.

EU- Parlament will Zahl der Plastiktüten begrenzen
Brüssel (csr-news) > EU-Länder müssen den Verbrauch der am weitesten verbreiteten und umweltschädlichsten Plastiktüten bis 2019 um mindestens 80% verringern. So hat es das Parlament am Mittwoch beschlossen, und dafür wirtschaftliche Instrumente wie Steuern und Abgaben sowie Marktbeschränkungen wie Verbote empfohlen. Das Wegwerfen von Kunststofftüten führt zu Umweltbelastungen verschärft das

VDR-Hotelzertifizierung vergibt 100. „grünes“ Hotel-Siegel
Frankfurt (csr-news) > Die VDR-Hotelzertifizierung hat das 100. Hotel mit dem Siegel „Certified Green Hotel“ ausgezeichnet. Das Zusatzmodul für Geschäftsreise- und Tagungshotels bescheinigt dem Hotel eine besonders nachhaltige Ausrichtung. Im März hat der Betreiber der Hotelzertifizierung, BTME Certified, alle 14 arcona-Hotels erfolgreich als Certified Business bzw. Certified Conference Hotels, einige

Europäisches Parlament stimmt für sicherere Produkte und bessere Marktüberwachung
Brüssel (csr-news) > Am Dienstag hat das Europäische Parlament Vorschläge der EU-Kommission für sicherere Produkte und eine bessere Marktüberwachung mit einer großen Mehrheit unterstützt. Die neuen Regeln beinhalten auch eine verpflichtende Herkunftsbezeichnung "Made in" für alle Waren. Diese Angabe ist bisher freiwillig und unterliegt keinen klaren Regeln. Die Mitgliedstaaten müssen

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