FROM THE EDITOR
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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Hello, I’m Emily Polk, and these are your CSR Minute headlines for Tuesday, May 4th:
Forbes, the magazine of record for the mainstream global business community, has announced a new CSR blog. Frederick...read more
(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Madison, WI - May 3, 2010 - The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP), located in Madison, Wisconsin, and owned and operated by The Wisconsin Department of Administration...read more
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) New York - May 3, 2010 - Corporate America is giving workplace volunteerism a strong vote of confidence as a means to make a significant, long-term difference in their communities. According to the 2010...read more
(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Oakland, CA -April 28, 2010 - Like most industries, the jewelry sector has been hit hard by the down economy. Hundreds of jewelry retailers have been forced to close their doors while other, well-known companies...read more
Despite it being almost 16 years since three questions launched the LBG framework, community investment professionals are still being asked:
Are we effective as we invest in community?
Are we choosing...
(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Madison, WI – April 28, 2010 – Following a significant outreach effort to notify stakeholders and interested parties about the opportunity to participate in the development of the Emissions...read more
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) April 22, 2010 - This is an exciting time in history. Regardless of the economy, the Green juggernaut is unstoppable and growing. In fact, we are still in the earliest stage of the Green movement, and those who...read more