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Environment

Conservation as an Investment

Reviewed By Robert Jaquay | May. 15, 2013
 
Deirdre White is president and CEO at the nonprofit CDC Development Solutions (CDS).

Socially Responsible Business

The Future of Corporate Engagement in the Developing World

Five takeaways from this year’s International Corporate Volunteerism Conference.

By Deirdre White | 1 | May. 6, 2013
 

Technology & Design

Second Life’s Second Life for Social Innovation

Researchers explore the effects of virtual embodiment among people with Parkinson’s disease.

By Jody Turner & Donna Davis | Mar. 25, 2013
 

The Trouble with Winning

By Roger Martin | Feb. 21, 2013
 
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Environment

Creating Sustainable Societies

By John Boik | 1 | Feb. 5, 2013
 
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Socially Responsible Business

Three Steps to Making CSR Count

A study finds that some companies’ corporate social responsibility efforts can do more harm than good.

By Jody Kirchner | Feb. 1, 2013
 

Nonprofit Management

Skills-Based Volunteering: The New Executive Training Ground

Young people are gaining cultural skills and insight through volunteering that will influence their decisions for decades to come.

 

Socially Responsible Business

Putting Shared Value into Practice

The idea of creating shared value is deeply compelling, but “the how” and best practices can be difficult to propagate.

By Rick Cadman & Derek Bildfell | 1 | Dec. 4, 2012
 
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Corporate Philanthropy

CSR Rule #1: Do No Harm

Corporate philanthropy is complicated and may have multiple objectives but Peter Karoff, Founder of The Philanthropic Initiative, argues its ultimate intention should be to do no harm.

By Peter Karoff | 1 | Jun. 28, 2012
 
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Socially Responsible Business

Is Business the New Charity?

Investing in small business and new ventures is a good thing and vital to our communities, but we must not confuse it with charity or strategic long-term social investment.

By Aaron Hurst | 9 | Jun. 26, 2012