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Sunday, February 28, 2010

Apple Audits Labor Practices

"Company Says Suppliers Hired Underage Workers, Violated Other Core Policies." writes Wall Street Journal. Read full article here.

Saturday, February 27, 2010

Toyoda’s Testimony

"Automaker’s CEO apologizes on Capitol Hill, but lawmakers seem unimpressed", says Associate Press. See full article here.

"Too Good to Fail"

India’s Tata, one of the world’s largest conglomerates, is basing an ambitious global strategy on 142 years of social entrepreneurship.

See full article in Strategy + Business here

Saturday, February 13, 2010

Enforced Self-Regulation: A New Paradigm for Canadian Human Rights Law?

Corporate Social Responsibility (“CSR”) has been referred to as a form of “self-regulation in the shadow of the law”. While CSR strategies for corporate governance may be often “voluntarily” adopted, a CSR mandate can and should be seen to serve as an extension of sound legal management, aimed at mitigating legal and other social risks for the business organization.

Friday, February 5, 2010

Wall Street Journal on "Sustainability" as the new "CSR"

Here's a great article called "Good Intentions", by Julian Evans, discussing how "The credit crisis has compelled companies to take a more holistic view of social responsibility...".  Published February 3, 2010.