Results for Sustainable Development

Technology news round-up (Issue 92)

Technology news round-up (Issue 92)

March 30, 2007 Greenpeace releases a study accusing the electronic industry of contamination of rivers and wells, a study commissioned by Nokia shows the power of the mobile phone in rural India, and Vodafone join with Citigroup to offer a revolutionary money transfer system. Read more >
Economic empowerment through mobile

Economic empowerment through mobile

January 30, 2007 Vodafone director of corporate responsibility, Charlotte Grezo, argues that providing people in developing countries with banking services through their mobile phones is a significant driver of economic growth. Read more >
Empowering local communities

Empowering local communities

January 30, 2007 This edition of Briefing discusses how multinationals can promote socio-economic change by using their core skills. In the end, economic empowerment is the only antidote to poverty and problematic social issues. Read more >
Global accountability needs to improve

Global accountability needs to improve

December 07, 2006 Organisations have to become more transparent and need to improve their response to complaints if they wish to build trust in the communities in which they operate. This was the conclusion of the Global Accountability Report 2006, which was launched by the One World Trust on December 4. Read more >
Managing independence

Managing independence

November 28, 2006 It's crucial that corporate foundations manage the links with their founding companies in order to ensure sufficient independence. Read more >
Uncovering America’s philanthropy

Uncovering America’s philanthropy

November 28, 2006 The Corporate Citizenship Company's US researcher, Jen Peckman, asks if UK companies are truly better at giving than their US counterparts, or are they just better at measuring it? Read more >
Cameron, the Conservatives and CSR

Cameron, the Conservatives and CSR

July 26, 2006 Amid Conservative backbench worries that David Cameron is 'making policy on the hoof', Briefing examines the thinking behind Tory CSR policy against the background of Labour government achievements and the appointment of its sixth 'CSR minister' in as many years. Read more >
Briefing talks to Starbucks

Briefing talks to Starbucks

February 24, 2006 Dave Olsen of Starbucks talks to Oliver Wagg about the evolution of CSR at the world's largest coffee chain, why he thinks fair trade is not the only solution to ethical trade and how the company engages with a sometimes hostile community. Read more >