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Employees Care About Ethics at Work

It has not escaped any well-attuned management these days that employees are overflowing with strong opinions, and lots of them, often on subjects that were traditionally frowned upon as talking points in the workplace. Those days are gone, writes Ian Heinig on The Manifest. “People want their work to have integrity...As the work-life barrier becomes more porous, employees seek jobs that help them feel ethically sound...Hence, a company’s social and environmental commitments are key drivers in employee recruitment, retention, and loyalty.” For those looking for data to support this anecdotal evidence, Heinig’s report, “How Do Employees Act When Faced with Unethical Company Behavior,” provides the numbers as to how much ethics matters in today’s work environment.

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Jan 27, 2010 11:30 AM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Chestnut Hill, Mass. (January 27, 2010)  – Corporate citizenship and community involvement are emerging as critical management challenges for business but there is little guidance for...

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Jan 27, 2010 10:28 AM ET

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Jan 27, 2010 10:25 AM ET

Hello, I’m Emily Polk and these are your CSR Minute headlines for Wednesday, January 27th:

The latest issue of the MicroBanking Bulletin, published by the Microfinance Information Exchange,...

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Jan 26, 2010 12:00 PM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Chestnut Hill, Mass. (January 26, 2010) – The number of companies reporting on the social and environmental impacts of their business is growing dramatically, and along with it the variety...

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Jan 20, 2010 4:00 PM ET

 (3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Madison, WI, January 20, 2010 – After a two month application submission and review period, Leonardo Academy announces the appointment of seven new members to the SCS-001 Sustainable Agriculture...

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Jan 20, 2010 11:50 AM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) January 20, 2010 - The Critical Issues Foundation (CIF), in cooperation with Nature Restorer Inc. (NRI), are launching the huge undertaking to retrieve and recycle wastes from...

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Jan 20, 2010 10:40 AM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) January 20, 2010 - More and more companies are ramping up efforts to be socially responsible, getting active in addressing areas such as supply chain, environmental health and safety, community...

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Jan 19, 2010 4:30 PM ET

Imagine that you work hard every day, earning wages to put food on the table, clothes on the kids and paying the rent. But not quite enough to fulfill your dream of having your own home.

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Jan 19, 2010 4:00 PM ET

 

As information continues to reach us about the devastating earthquake in Haiti, many of the Boston College Center’s members have stepped up to provide financial and in-kind relief.
 
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Jan 15, 2010 3:00 PM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) ATLANTA, GA - Jan. 15, 2010 – UPS (NYSE:UPS) contributed more than US$1 million in cash and in-kind support to earthquake relief efforts in Haiti through its charitable arm, The UPS Foundation.

 The $1...

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