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The Tale of the Creole Pig

The tale of Haiti's creole pig sows the power imbalance facing developing countries on their path towards development.

People-powered procurement

<p>If you could take the temperature of the word <em>procurement</em>, I'm pretty sure it would be sub-zero.<br /><br />Procurement isn't a warm and cuddly word. And public procurement, by and large, isn't a warm and cuddly process. It's a rules-based process, full of jargon, obfuscation and mind-numbing bureaucracy.

Building Supply Chain Capabilities to Improve Workplace Conditions

<p>For the past 10 years, companies concerned about corporate social responsibility (CSR) issues in their supply chain focused most of their efforts on monitoring factory conditions.

Welcome to the New Justmeans!

<p>You've probably noticed that things are a little different on JustMeans today. The site is looking fresh and shiny.

Change from Within - An Individual Builds a New Market

Many philosophers, economists, pundits, and journalists have written on entrepreneurs. The engines of capitalism, entrepreneurs take calculated risks to create new products and services.Their actions often lead to disrupting the status quo of the day&rsquo;s business practice, leading to the creative destruction that drives a healthy economy.

Mandatory reporting on social, environmental and economic initiatives...

<p>...may be in the works...for India.&nbsp; An article in today's Times of India details:<em><br /> <br /> The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), the statutory body that sets accounting and auditing standards for the corporate sector, is working on a new set of rules on CSR, making it a must for companies to report on social, environmental and economic initiatives.


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