Tag Archives: Corporate Social Responsibility

Stop Slavery: How We Can Help

This week, I attended a screening of the new documentary, “The Dark Side of Chocolate.” The screening was held at Theo Chocolate here in Seattle and sponsored by Equal Exchange. So as we munched on Theo’s o-so-yummy-slave-free chocolate, we watched … Continue reading

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How to Prevent Human Trafficking in Your Business

In June 2010, Kroger CEO David Dillon listened to a presentation at a shareholder meeting that no CEO wants to hear. According to the shareholder, “Sunripe,” a label of Pacific Tomato Growers and a supplier to Kroger has been known … Continue reading

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Models of Corporate Social Responsibility Part 4 (of 4): Social Activism

Finally, the fourth model of Corporate Social Responsibility can be called the Social Activist Model.1 Much like the Social Demandingness model, this model assumes that corporations are responsible to the whole of society. Proponents of both of these models argue … Continue reading

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CSR Best Practice: HIV Prevention through Education and Testing Seminars

While on a research trip to Kenya in 2005, I interviewed a medical doctor by the name of Ernest Mureithi at the Integrihealth Medical Clinic in Nairobi. Dr. Mureithi was hired by British American Tobacco (BAT) factories in Kenya to … Continue reading

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President and CEO of REI Speaks on CSR

Tonight Sally Jewell, the President and CEO of REI, spoke at the University of Washington Foster School of Business. She was sponsored by the UW Chapter of Net Impact. According to the 2009 REI Stewardship Report, the company focuses upon … Continue reading

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