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CSR budgets shouldn’t get a free ride
Throughout my career, I’ve had the opportunity to work with a number of companies to develop Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategies that focus on creating value; value for the companies AND value for communities and society.
CSR: Another Way to Attract — and Retain — Great Employees
Leaders who understand the importance of bringing social responsibility into their business strategy know it can create direct benefits such as increased profits, customer loyalty, better brand reputation and new opportunities.
Fresh Eyes / Fresh Insights Analysis
A Fresh Eyes -> Fresh Insights analysis of your social responsibility and sustainability programs and projects can often identify opportunities and risks that may be unnoticeable by someone working closely with them every day.
Middle East CSR: Zakat, Sadaqah and Ownership Structure
Many traditional, family owned businesses in the Middle East are taking on external investors and partners and many are experiencing tension and conflict around Corporate Social Responsibility strategy and implementation.
What makes a CSR Strategy Strong?
I recently did a short interview on What makes a CSR Strategy strong and thought the transcript below might be interesting. It has a few thoughts and comments along with links to other articles and posts that I have authored.
Thoughts on CSR and Value – a curious perspective
We need more strategic, value-creating focus and less focus on defensive, risk-mitigating compliance
Who? Me? Responsible for CSR?
Shared Value requires Shared Responsibility: Whose Responsibility is Corporate Social Responsibility?