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Managing CSR: getting down to the nitty-gritty

Managing CSR: getting down to the nitty-gritty

February 01, 2003 Discussions about the technicalities of CSR show that the war of words is over, and time for delivery on the much-touted business benefits is at hand. But what skills do today's CSR practitioners need, and how will tomorrow's CSR managers obtain them? Read more >
George Cox: navigating the board game

George Cox: navigating the board game

February 01, 2003 Establishing corporate social responsibility as the concern of all members of UK boardrooms is the only way to ensure that ?good business? becomes good business, argues George Cox, director general of the Institute of Directors Read more >
Roger Cowe: a tale of two attitudes

Roger Cowe: a tale of two attitudes

December 01, 2002 A recent spat between the Institute of Public Policy Research and the Institute of Directors presented the CSR debate with a rare outing on mainstream TV. While the pundits discuss companies' CSR credentials, Roger Cowe asks what it will take for the reality to match the rhetoric. Read more >
Roger Cowe: political myopia

Roger Cowe: political myopia

October 01, 2002 This year’s party conferences showed where CSR sits in the political spectrum. The answer: depressingly absent. In his regular Briefing column, Roger Cowe examines what drives the political and press agendas, and asks what companies must do to make themselves heard. Read more >
Mike Mills: description

Mike Mills: description

August 01, 2002 Briefing speaks to the chief executive of Ulster Carpets, recently nominated by HRH The Prince of Wales for the "Ambassador Award" in recognition of his leadership in corporate responsibility. Read more >
Roger Cowe: making sense of sustainable development

Roger Cowe: making sense of sustainable development

August 01, 2002 Every niche field permits itself its own jargon, but if anyone else is going to listen, then intelligent ways of communicating are a must. Two short films show how breaking down sustainable development into manageable components will help the overall message hit home. Read more >
Roger Cowe: it’s not all bad news, after all

Roger Cowe: it’s not all bad news, after all

June 01, 2002 Though headlines about fat-cats and sweatshops may stick in our minds, recent research shows that the media is becoming more sophisticated about corporate responsibility. Briefing?s man on the inside asks whether press cynicism is really on the wane. Read more >