Megan11

Megan11

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11 years 1 week ago

John Harwood recently discussed the formation of a new coalition of major corporations partnering with President Obama on various legislative issues spanning energy, healthcare, financial regulation etc. The purpose of the group is being referenced as “public advocacy” (rather than traditional lobbying) with long-term reform as the main goal. I think if you lived under a rock for most of your life, had just emerged and been introduced to a popular definition of CSR, you might see this as a...


11 years 1 week ago

I’m going to try and include various CSR definitions in my posts as much as possible, and welcome community members and JustMeans clients to do the same. Here’s a definition provided by JustMeans member and frequent blogger Elaine Cohen (from her upcoming book CSHR: The Corporate Social Human Resources Manager)

Corporate Social Responsibility: A way of doing business which is based on ethical principles and structured management controls, and which takes into account social and environmental considerations alongside economic considerations when making business...


11 years 2 weeks ago

This marks my inaugural post as a member of the Editorial Board for JustMeans (Hi!  I'm Megan!) and let me say I am thrilled to be here among a cache of certified CSR rock stars.  While I have long believed in the power of CSR as a means of addressing social issues and global problems, my professional background has actually been mostly in public service, with a stint at eBay working on WorldofGood.com (which blends a socially responsible ethos with plain old fashioned consumerism) before my departure for Kenya where I’m pursuing a M.A. in Development Studies.

I think my desire to take my interest and (dare I...


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