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The 10 Challenges to CSR in 2011

Business Leaders Reveal Their Top Priorities in Sustainability
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Business leaders from Unilever, Suncor and a dozen other organizations met to identify their greatest challenges in sustainability. Facilitator Tima Bansal, a professor of strategic management, distilled the group's findings into 10 key priorities.

 
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Business leaders from Unilever, Suncor and a dozen other organizations met to identify their greatest challenges in sustainability. Facilitator Tima Bansal, a professor of strategic management, distilled the group's findings into 10 key priorities.

 
Read the full report.

Top 10 CSR Research Findings in 2010

Summaries from Top Management Journals
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The following is a list of the year’s best research findings related to CSR. Taken from top management journals such as the Academy of Management and the Journal of Marketing, these research insights help senior leaders kick-start their sustainability planning for 2011.

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The following is a list of the year’s best research findings related to CSR. Taken from top management journals such as the Academy of Management and the Journal of Marketing, these research insights help senior leaders kick-start their sustainability planning for 2011.

Carroll School’s Center for Corporate Citizenship releases Profile of the Practice 2010

Boston College research goes behind the scenes to look at CSR structure and strategies
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Chestnut Hill, Mass. - December 6, 2010 - Nobody wants to reinvent the wheel but everyone wants to know if someone has come up with a better way to build it.

CSRminute: BSR Releases GlobeScan Research on Sustainable Business; The Extraordinaries Launches Sparked.com for Online Volunteerism

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TheCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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TheCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

Research Report: Capturing the Benefits of ERM

Presented by: Betty Simkins, Williams Companies Professor of Business and Professor of Finance at Spears School of Business, Oklahoma State University
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Research Report: Capturing the Benefits of ERM, presented by Betty Simkins, Williams Companies Professor of Business and Professor of Finance at Spears School of Business, Oklahoma State University at the Investment Industry Enterprise Risk Management conference on February 9th.

Learn about the latest ERM research conducted by The Conference Board of Canada in collaboration with leading researchers in Canada and the U.S.  Benefit from the studies’ insights into the state of ERM in financial and non-financial organizations, and the lessons for investment funds on how to use ERM to:

• enhance corporate governance and the Board’s confidence in management
• ensure business culture and compensation practices promote ethical and appropriate risk-taking
• generate risk intelligence that drives corporate performance improvement
• support effective stakeholder communications and board reporting
• strengthen corporate reputation

Register early for this event and save $200 by using priority code 3BL

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Research Report: Capturing the Benefits of ERM, presented by Betty Simkins, Williams Companies Professor of Business and Professor of Finance at Spears School of Business, Oklahoma State University at the Investment Industry Enterprise Risk Management conference on February 9th.

Learn about the latest ERM research conducted by The Conference Board of Canada in collaboration with leading researchers in Canada and the U.S.  Benefit from the studies’ insights into the state of ERM in financial and non-financial organizations, and the lessons for investment funds on how to use ERM to:

• enhance corporate governance and the Board’s confidence in management
• ensure business culture and compensation practices promote ethical and appropriate risk-taking
• generate risk intelligence that drives corporate performance improvement
• support effective stakeholder communications and board reporting
• strengthen corporate reputation

Register early for this event and save $200 by using priority code 3BL

CBC10148

Blog by Chris MacDonald: Why the "C" in "CSR"?

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"CSR" stands for "Corporate Social Responsibility." Just what "Corporate Social Responsibility" itself means is subject to more than a little debate within CSR circles. There's no clear definition, though there seems to be rough agreement that it has something to do with corporations, and their social responsibilities.

(I've blogged before about problems with CSR: Down With CSR! Up With Business Ethics!)

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