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Roger Cowe: are CSR managers in line for a promotion?

Roger Cowe: are CSR managers in line for a promotion?

July 01, 2003 The recent furore over executive pay demonstrates that the inner sanctum of many corporate boardrooms still remain beyond the bounds of the humble CSR manager. Here Roger Cowe makes the case for CSR considerations to be promoted onto the corporate governance agenda. Read more >
Never the twain should meet?

Never the twain should meet?

July 01, 2003 Corporate governance and corporate social responsibility experts rarely have occasion to speak with one another. But the time is nigh for the two to talk, argues Rob Lake, and where better to start than inviting CSR specialists into the boardroom. Read more >
Health: fat profits from fat consumers?

Health: fat profits from fat consumers?

May 01, 2003 In a world of widening waistbands, it is tempting to point the finger of blame at the food industry. But could food producers actually be helping to turn around the growing problem of obesity? Read more >
International development: stepping up to the plate

International development: stepping up to the plate

February 01, 2003 The problems of the developing world are all too often pitched at companies as evidence of all that's ill with corporate capitalism. But the rules of engagement need to be clarified if business is ever going to become a development big hitter Read more >
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 >
Employment: sharpening the UK skills set

Employment: sharpening the UK skills set

October 01, 2002 Yet another attempt is being made by government to involve business in training schemes to tackle the continuing national skills shortage scandal. Will this one work any better than the last? Read more >