Toyota’s 365-day-a-year commitment to its community

In 2007, at the dawn of a huge debate of corporate social responsibility v/s corporate social obligation in India, being less than a decade old in India, Toyota Kirloskar Motor (Toyota’s Indian operations), took upon itself the responsibility of providing free vocational training to young men from less fortunate backgrounds. While most companies accommodated social […]

Is Doing Good at Odds with Doing Well?

Lessons from LinkedIn MBA Arena Employer Panel on Sustainability with J.Walter Thompson, Marks&Spencer, Accenture and Unilever (London, UK)  If there was one common thread that draws the companies at the panel together it is their ability to influence the behaviour of end consumers through their marketing and strategy. Whether as an advertiser, food and fashion […]

Keynote Speakers at DGDW 2012

DGDW 2012 will welcome four Keynote Speakers who will share their personal insights on responsible business and other issues affecting our society. The Keynote Speakers cover a diversity of backgrounds including Academics, key representatives from Corporations, members of NGOs and International Organizations, as well as Civil Society. This year’s Keynote Speakers promise to cover diverse […]

Climate Change: Pick Your Argument

One of the topics that I can’t get enough of is climate change. I wouldn’t say that it is because I enjoy discussing it, but more so as I am completely overwhelmed by it. Within my circle of influence, climate change is an undeniable fact, and has the potential to shift continents and destroy economies. […]