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Why Use Big Data to Measure CSR?

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The following is part 3 of a 3-part series on “Big Data."

By Bahar Gidwani

In the past several posts, we have defined Big Data, shown the problems we hope it will address, and described how CSRHub has implemented a Big Data approach to creating corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability ratings.  It is time now to discuss the benefits and drawbacks of the “Big Data” approach.

The assumption is that this approach offers many benefits which are not available under traditional analyst-based ratings methods:

COMMIT!Forum Right Around The Corner!

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CSRHub CEO and Co-founder Bahar Gidwani will be speaking at CR Magazine’s COMMIT!Forum, Good Business Makes the Difference, October 2-3, 2012 in New York, NY.  Joining Bahar’s conference panel, Assuring Sustainability, will be executives from Intel, UPS and the

CSRHub’s Bahar Gidwani Speaking at COMMIT!Forum

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CSRHub CEO and Co-founder Bahar Gidwani will be speaking at CR Magazine’s COMMIT!Forum, Good Business Makes the Difference, October 2-3, 2012 in New York, NY.

CSRHUB Releases Sustainability Ratings Widget

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) New Paltz, NY - May 26, 2011 - CSRHUB is proud to announce the launch of its Sustainability Ratings Widget. This tool, currently in beta, will enable users to quickly access environmental, employee, community and governance ratings on about 5,000 publicly-traded companies in 135 industries in 65 countries.

Avoiding the Cowardice of Groupthink

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When your business involves Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) ratings, it is easy to get depressed and discouraged.  So many companies have such low scores.  You start to wonder if corporations—and the people who run them—are fundamentally evil.

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