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Aspire CoffeeWorks: a Paradigm of Social Entrepreneurship

How a Coffee Brand Can Change Lives
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So how can a brand of coffee change lives? 

How Companies Develop Great Leaders: Bloomberg BusinessWeek Compares GE and Zappos

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Bloomberg BusinessWeek examines how companies create a culture of leadership even during crises, chaos, and an economic downturn, using GE and Zappos as case studies. Both were named among the 20 Best Companies for Leadership in a recent BusinessWeek/Hay Group survey, and the article particularly praises GE's leadership in keeping employees engaged in a changing corporate climate.

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Investors Step Up Pressure on Corporate Responsibility Reporting

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A coalition of global investors from 13 countries, managing over US$2.1 trillion of assets, is today writing to 86 major companies urging them to honour the reporting requirements of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s biggest voluntary corporate responsibility initiative. Each of the 86 “laggard” companies has previously joined the UN initiative but failed to produce the mandatory annual report on how it puts the initiative’s ten principles into action. This move represents the latest call by the global investment community for better corporate reporting on environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) activities.

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A coalition of global investors from 13 countries, managing over US$2.1 trillion of assets, is today writing to 86 major companies urging them to honour the reporting requirements of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s biggest voluntary corporate responsibility initiative. Each of the 86 “laggard” companies has previously joined the UN initiative but failed to produce the mandatory annual report on how it puts the initiative’s ten principles into action. This move represents the latest call by the global investment community for better corporate reporting on environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) activities.

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