Social Responsibility

Corporate social responsibility is one of the three pillars of CSR and Sustainable Development in business. CSR takes on its full meaning in the current social context, what with globalization, crises, scandals, and becomes a pillar of sustainable development for certain organizations, corporations, and nonprofits. These firms and NGOs take on social responsibility and voluntarily engage with their stakeholders, as well as their employees, traders, unions, or rating agencies. Today, social risk management is paramount to CSR and the sustainable development of processes within organizations, companies, and NGOs. Our ways of life and consumption currently do not promote social equality, but inequalities in the corporate context are not inevitable and socially responsible solutions do exist... Corporate working conditions, social discrimination, skills management, remuneration, labor laws, sustainable development... In this category, find out about social issues that relate to the social responsibility of companies, nonprofits, and institutions. Discover examples of commitments and approaches of organizations to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

The War For Talent: 4 Strategies To Better Attract And Retain Young Talent

par André Gonçalves

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How can we attract young talent? How can my business decrease young turnover? How to be an attractive brand for younger generations? Many companies ask themselves these questions. We have 4 recommendations on how to address these issues. They’re not rocket science, but definitely important to keep them in mind. More and more recruiters, or HR managers, worldwide are saying it…

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Happiness And Well Being At The Workplace: The Power Of Job Crafting

par André Gonçalves

what is job crafting
Many people are unhappy with their job and assume their only option is to leave and find a better one. However, by making simple, yet powerful changes in the way their job is structured and having their inputs valued, they’ll likely feel happier and more engaged. Let’s take a look at what job crafting is. Work Isn’t Really Making People Happy…

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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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Consumers want transparent & authentic companies that care about social and environmental issues

par André Gonçalves

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Consumer expectations are changing and quality and affordability aren’t all that matter. Companies’ social and environmental practices are also being closely watched. Brands that want to thrive in the future need to adjust to their stakeholders’ expectations by finding their collective purpose and communicating it well. Let’s find out about the expectations of today’s consumers. Companies that are authentic, transparent and…

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ISO 26000 Standards & CSR – Definition

par André Gonçalves

ISO 26000 - Social Responsibility
What is the definition if ISO 26000? How do these standards contribute to sustainable development? Find out all about it below.  A simple definition of the ISO 26000 standards Published in 2010 by the International Organization for Standardization, the ISO 26000 standards establish the principles and guidelines of the concept of social responsibility. These standards also offer guidance and suggestions on…

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Economic performance and CSR: a necessary convergence

par Brigitte Dumont Brigitte Dumont

This article was previously published on Orange.com. Orange is partnering with the 11th Convergences World Forum held on 3 and 4 September. Brigitte Dumont, Orange Group CSR Director is taking this opportunity to talk about the company’s main societal and environmental commitments – which reflect a policy that’s firmly focused on creating shared and sustainable value. She also explains the thinking…

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Bonduelle doesn’t just call its employees to action : it provides the tools necessary for change

par Anne-Sophie Ketterer Anne-Sophie Ketterer

Just like in the old tale where the hummingbird attempts to put out a wildfire with a beakful of water, many of us here at Bonduelle want to change the world, even if it’s just by making small adjustments in our everyday lives. This is particularly true of our professional lives. Our desire to shake things up grew considerably after around…

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How is Generation Y going to (maybe) save the business world ?

par Clément Fournier

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And if Generation Y were capable of transforming global business and getting it “on the right side”? How will the new expectations of these young and digital consumers influence companies and move them towards more responsible, fairer, more environmentally and socially responsible business models? Decryption. Generation Y will soon take power. They are arriving slowly in the labor market, returning to…

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Shorter working days: the secret to a healthier, more productive life?

par Clément Fournier

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What if we got out of work a little earlier? What if our work schedules were shorter on a daily basis? Can this be the secret to a healthier, more productive life? And can it make companies more efficient? Today, the professional world is reinventing its organizational principles. Companies and employees are increasingly finding that businesses’ traditional organizational methods are not…

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6 Arguments For More Gender Equality At Work

par Clément Fournier

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Improving gender equality in the workplace could bring companies many benefits. Do you want your employer to promote gender equality at work? We’re sharing 6 good arguments to help you build up your pitch on why your company should have more equality between men and women. What Is Happening With Gender Equality And How Is Women’s Corporate Situation Today? Despite accounting…

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