FROM THE EDITOR
Employees Care About Ethics at Work
It has not escaped any well-attuned management these days that employees are overflowing with strong opinions, and lots of them, often on subjects that were traditionally frowned upon as talking points in the workplace. Those days are gone, writes Ian Heinig on The Manifest. “People want their work to have integrity...As the work-life barrier becomes more porous, employees seek jobs that help them feel ethically sound...Hence, a company’s social and environmental commitments are key drivers in employee recruitment, retention, and loyalty.” For those looking for data to support this anecdotal evidence, Heinig’s report, “How Do Employees Act When Faced with Unethical Company Behavior,” provides the numbers as to how much ethics matters in today’s work environment.
(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) October 26, 2010 - Hermes is pleased to announce the publication of its fourth annual Responsible Property Investment Annual Report: ‘Protecting and enhancing value: the role of sustainability...read more
Posted on 10/25/2010 by Kevin Hagen, REI Director CSR Program
Three cheers for product innovation that solves environmental challenges.
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) October 25, 2010 - Over time, an approach some organizations have chosen to pursue is combining the chief compliance officer position with that of the general counsel. In...read more
Clients in our sustainability consulting ask, “What circumstances, frameworks or parameters need to be in place to spark creativity, ideas, and innovation in my business?" As we've discussed previously, the conversation of business...read more
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Hello, I’m Emily Polk, and these are your CSR Minute headlines for Monday, October 25th:
Marsh and McLennan Companies, the global professional services firm, has been awarded LEED Gold certification for its...read more
(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) October 25, 2010 - A computer powers up and a family logs on in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. At the same time, an orphaned teenager logs on at a computer lab in sub-Saharan Africa. Through the...read more
On October 21st, 2010, 3BL Media caught up with Avrim Lazar, President and CEO at Forest Products Association of Canada while attending the Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR)...read more