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.
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has been ranked #49 on Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine’s 2011 100 Best Corporate Citizens List, an improvement of 41spots since its #90 ranking last year. This is the...read more
"Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning." - Benjamin Franklin
Bloomberg BusinessWeek examines how companies create a culture of leadership even during crises, chaos, and an economic downturn, using GE and Zappos as case studies. Both were named among the 20 Best Companies for Leadership in a...read more
Medtronic Answers United Nations’ Call for “International Commitment” to Non-Communicable Diseases
Concordia University is celebrating National Engineering Week (March 1-5) and to commemorate the event, engineering students are building a giant structure entirely from K’NEX pieces, as they’ve done for the last several years. This...read more