On August 5, a cave-in at a gold and copper mine in the blistering Atacama Desert here blocked...
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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.
Sometimes when I talk about green living or a sustainable lifestyle to someone unfamiliar with environmental values, I get the "deer in the headlights" look. You know, the eyes gloss over, there's a lost look in the face, and there's a...read more
Modeling Good: Brunello Cucinelli Luxury Cashmere
(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Chicago/London/Washington - September 17, 2010 - With 10 days to go, Carbon TradeEx America is poised to become the largest North American gathering for the environmental markets (REC, Carbon, So2, Nox, CMD...read more
Hope goes up and down at the San Jose Mine near Copiapo, Chile, like the temperature.
With an extremely wide range of perspectives and view points of the world, it might seem crazy to think a common definition or framework of ‘sustainability’ could ever be defined. Add to that, personal beliefs and business operating...read more