Economic Responsibility

Economic responsibility is one of the three pillars of CSR and Sustainable Development in corporations and nonprofits. Corporate economic responsibility is more relevant than ever to companies, NGOs, and institutions in the current context of socioeconomic inequality and business ethics. Today, proper and economic management of operations and societal risks, as part of Corporate Social Responsibility, is essential for the sustainable and competitive development of organizations, companies, and NGOs. Our increasingly demanding consumption in our local economies as well as the world economy is putting pressure on firms to function both profitably and sustainably, but ethical and transparent governance with CSR is not out of reach...

Economic and social development, responsible governance, business ethics, socially responsible investment (SRI), stakeholder dialogue, sponsorships and donations, NGO-business partnership, responsible purchasing... In this category, find out about economic responsibility news in relation to corporate social responsibility of companies, nonprofits, and institutions. Discover also examples of economic responsibility, commitment, and approaches of organizations in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

How To Be Happy? 4 Ways To Be Happy Every Day

par André Gonçalves

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Happier people have better mental and physical health, more meaningful relationships and are more productive at work. But are we being taught how to live a happier life? We’re sharing 4 steps to help you live happier every day. World Happiness Day: Are You Feeling Happy? Happy Happiness Day! Today works as an excuse to remind us of what we sometimes…

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The Top 100 Companies With The Best CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) Reputation

par André Gonçalves

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Global CR RepTrak 100 is a global survey that rates multinational companies while accounting for their corporate social responsibility (CSR) reputation. During January and February 2019, the study collected the opinion of 230,000 people from the general public across the 15 biggest economies. What are the companies with the best CSR reputation? Let’s take a look. Building A Company’s Reputation And…

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Investors, CEOs, Consumers: Everyone Is Thinking About Sustainability. Are You?

par André Gonçalves

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Sustainability, what else? We are living in times of change (haven’t we always?) where the choices we make can completely change the direction in which we are heading.  IPCC scientists at the end of 2018 said we only have 12 years to limit climate change catastrophes. Meantime, Oxfam said in January 2019 the 26 richest people on the planet have as…

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Is Europe in the right path for a sustainable 2030?

par André Gonçalves

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Is Europe walking towards a sustainable 2030? How have the EU27 been doing in terms of sustainable development? What are Europe’s challenges and opportunities? What strategies can European countries implement to continue building a better tomorrow? Let’s find out. Europe and the UE 27: A Sustainable Development Path? The European Commission recently released a reflection paper about Europe’s track towards a…

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What are the world’s top 10 risks for 2019?

par André Gonçalves

What are the world’s top 10 risks for 2019?  One of the first lines of the World Economic Forum’s 2019 Global Risks Report sets the mood straight away. They ask the question “is the world sleepwalking into a crisis?” The following ideas aren’t very enthusiastic either. The authors say global risks are intensifying but the collective will to fight them is…

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Greenwashing definition – What is greenwashing?

par André Gonçalves

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What is greenwashing? What are the most typical examples of greenwashing? A brief article to help you not be greenwashed. Definition of greenwashing Greenwashing is a communication and marketing strategy adopted by companies or other organizations. It consists in putting forward ecological arguments in order to forge an ecologically responsible image among the public. Nevertheless, the reality of the facts does…

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Renewable energy: definition, examples, benefits and limitations

par André Gonçalves

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What is renewable energy? Which are the best examples of renewable energies in the world? What are their advantages and disadvantages? How is renewable energy having an impact on the world in terms of employment and new jobs? Definition of renewable energies Renewable energies (or renewables) are ways to generate energy from (theoretically) unlimited natural resources. These resources are either available…

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Ecological Christmas: are natural trees more eco-friendly than artificial trees?

par André Gonçalves

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Did you ever wonder about the ecological impact of your Christmas tree? Is it more sustainable to buy an artificial tree or a natural tree? In the U.S most people prefer natural trees but is this the best choice for the environment? Let’s find out. Christmas trees – an easy choice? Throughout the years, Americans have favored putting their presents under…

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Are avocados sustainable? What are the consequences of avocado production?

par André Gonçalves

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Avocados became the latest trend in the Western World’s diet. Apart from their tasty flavor, they have many benefits for our health and well-being. But producing them in industrial numbers is harming the environment and local populations. We have set a high demand for avocados. Let’s go deeper into what’s happening around the supply. Why are avocados so popular? What are…

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