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Socially Responsible Business

Social Enterprise Enables Hazelnut Farming in Bhutan

The supply chain is just as important as the product. A social entrepreneur describes his experience dealing with value-creating tools and ensuring corporate social responsibility.

Featuring Daniel Spitzer | 1 | Apr. 15, 2014 | 41 minutes
 

Socially Responsible Business

Leveraging Social Innovation

Social innovations in supply chains have the potential for making an impact on a large scale. Experts describe innovations that are benefiting society and delivering economic value.

Featuring Lakshmi Karan, Nina Smith, Steven Rockhold, & Dara O'Rourke | 1 | Apr. 7, 2014 | 1 hour 11 minutes
 

Environment

Environmental Sustainability in China Advanced Through Supply Chain Transparency

Ma Jun, Director of the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs, describes the positive results achieved through the China Water Pollution Map.

Featuring Ma Jun | Apr. 7, 2014 | 50 minutes
 

Environment

Environmental Sustainability through “Waste to Worth” Vision

Jill Boughton, CEO of Sustainable WasteResources International, discusses environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility.

Featuring Jill Boughton | Apr. 4, 2014 | 37 minutes
 

Social Responsibility Versus Slave Labor Tainted Products

Katrina Benjamin describes the environmental sustainability problems associated with slavery, and suggests ways that organizations can work to eliminate slavery through cooperative social responsibility.

Featuring Katrina Benjamin | Oct. 10, 2013 | 7 minutes
 

Supply Chain Environmental Sustainability, Responsible Corporate Citizenship

Employing social enterprise to improve packaging, Coca-Cola uses renewable resources and recycling projects to enhance environmental sustainability and international development.

Featuring Alexander B. Cummings | Aug. 16, 2013 | 46 minutes
 

Socially Responsible Business

Redefining Consumerism: Innovations in Product Sustainability

Today's consumers do not use resources efficiently. But a new model could change how we buy and what we throw away.

Featuring Andy Ruben | Jul. 30, 2013 | 27 minutes
 

Socially Responsible Business

Corporate Responsibility Through the Stakeholder’s Lens

CB Bhattacharya explains why the traditional approach to CSR should be reexamined and why a change from top-down to stakeholder-driven initiatives means higher returns.

Featuring C.B. Bhattacharya | Jul. 12, 2013 | 46 minutes
 

Socially Responsible Business

Shared Value - Future of Green

Mark Kramer discusses the challenges of coordinating corporate social responsibility projects with corporations and the success of the cell phone industry in emerging (third world) markets.

Featuring Mark Kramer | Dec. 16, 2011 | 43 minutes
 
Aron Cramer on the need for corporate responsibility

Socially Responsible Business

Sustainable Excellence: The Future of Business in a Fast-Changing World

Aron Cramer explains how bridging the gap between profit and nonprofit businesses would bring about social change and innovation.

Featuring Aron Cramer | Sep. 30, 2011 | 46 minutes