SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Social Concern: A wake-up call for ethical business leaders

Social Concern: A wake-up call for ethical business leaders

Recently, PayPal killed the accounts of anyone pushing racist views.  “You have to have the courage to make those decisions” PayPal CEO Dan Schulman.” The action shows how ethical leaders can take relevant actions to promote social responsibility by their companies and key stakeholders. Echoing these concerns about social responsibility, […]

Data ethics: the new minefield for business leaders

Data ethics: the new minefield for business leaders

“Data ethics” hardly has the ring of romance. Or of great urgency. Yet business leaders world-wide face a minefield. They must traverse it with their integrity in tact. It’s no longer a matter of personal choice of whether or not they want to enter this territory.   There are new persistent, […]

Goodbye to CSR, welcome to Social Commitment

Goodbye to CSR, welcome to Social Commitment

  What made Body Shop special was a long-term company focus on a social commitment in business  Its charismatic founder Anita Roddick wanted to make a difference to how animals were treated. That is, not used for testing cosmetics. The firm’s reluctant owner L’Oréal got tired of poor sales, and has […]