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Socially Responsible Business


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Socially Responsible Business

Social Problem Solving through Innovation

This podcast, given by Chris Librie - the Senior Director of Strategy and Corporate Affairs at HP, describes the corporation's commitment to social responsibility.

Featuring Chris Librie | 1 | Oct. 19, 2014 | 15 minutes

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

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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


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


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

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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

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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