Tag Archives: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

The World’s Most Respected Companies

Apple picks up top honors in Barron’s annual ranking of the world’s most respected companies. Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett’s investment conglomerate, is next up, followed in third place by Boeing (BA), which made a dramatic leap from 26th in 2013. The aircraft maker and defense contractor picked up points for its prodigious cash flow and …
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Best Global Green Brands Report

Ford has claimed the #1 spot in Interbrand’s 2014 Best Global Green Brands report. Toyota drops to second place, followed by fellow Asian car manufacturer Honda. The Spanish company Zara is on the top 50 ranked in 34th position. The Best Green Global Brands report seeks to capture everything that brands do to make the world a better …
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The Responsible Business: Reimagining Sustainability and Success by Carol Sanford

Overview: From innovation to shareholder development, this groundbreaking book offers guidelines for becoming a responsible corporation Strategic Corporate Responsibility shows how to implement a systemic and integrative approach for bringing Corporate Responsibility (CR) into the organization as a whole, embedding CR thinking into the entire business. The book offers a strategic model that fills the …
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The End of Corporate Social Responsibility: Crisis and Critique by Peter Fleming, Marc T. Jones

Overview: Providing a much-needed critique of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practice and scholarship, this book seeks to redress CSR advocacy, from a political and critical perspective. A strident approach backed up by extensive use of case studies presents the argument that most CSR-related activity aims to gain legitimacy from consumers and employees, and therefore furthers …
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“Transparency Generates Economic Value, concludes new research by Forética”

Forética launched the fifth edition of the RSEARCH, entitled “The Value of Transparency”. RSEARCH is a digital publication about current trends and news in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The latest edition contains a detailed article about the value of transparency in the risk management and business opportunities in companies, organisations and governments. The study emphasises that transparency …
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Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World 2010

General Electric Company (US) tops this year’s edition of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World 2010 index, published by CSR magazine Corporate Knights. PG & E Corp. and Dutch company Tnt Nv. take second and third spot, respectively. Iberdrola is the only Spanish company to appear in the index. This widely-respected international …
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'Triple Bottom Line', A New Generation of CSR

Since its inception, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has led many companies to adopt new criteria geared towards increasing their strategic social investment. The latest development in this trend has been the introduction of triple bottom line accounting, which involves the implementation by companies of an expanded spectrum of economic, social and environmental measures in order …
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