CSR

Corporate Social Responsibility and Gender Equality

Working From Home During the Pandemic By Laiken Shaw, September 20, 2020 The following guest blog was written by Laiken Shaw, a student at Pepperdine University I am sure there is no need for me to explain that the coronavirus pandemic has taken a hard toll on businesses everywhere. With... Read more →


What is Conscious Capitalism?

The Next Evolution in CSR Conscious capitalism is a relatively new concept but a natural part of the evolution of what it means to have corporate social responsibility (CSR). Corporations need to embrace conscious capitalism if they want to be relevant as an engine for economic growth. The main difference... Read more →


The Lessons to Be Learned From McDonald’s CEO’s Sexual Harassment

Why Was the Board of Directors Asleep at the Wheel? McDonald’s is suing its former CEO Steve Easterbrook after an investigation found he had a short-term, consensual relationship with an employee over text and video. It also found three additional relationships with employees that were sexual in nature, including the... Read more →


5 Need-to-Know TED Talks on Social Responsibility Every Business Should Watch

Creating a New Paradigm for Corporate Social Responsibility Today’s guest blog is by Beatrice Potter. You can find out more about her below. Modernisation and globalisation are bigger today than it has ever been before, and there is no denying there are businesses these days that have so much power.... Read more →


The Humble Drinking Straw: An Ethical Dilemma

Environmental Considerations of Plastic Straws and Eco Friendly Alternatives The following is a guest post by Jane Sandwood that deals with the important issue of whether plastic straws are better than other forms and the fact that alternatives raise some environmental concerns. 2020 marks that year Starbucks set as its... Read more →


Should We Buy Into the Business Roundtable Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation? CSR and Serving Society’s Interest in Question This is an extension of a blog I wrote earlier this year based on the Business Roundtable Statement of the Purpose of a Corporation. The statement is really a... Read more →


Accounting for Coronavirus Risk

Global Reporting Guidelines I’ve been communicating with Michael Kraten, a friend of mind and fellow blogger, about accounting issues surrounding the coronavirus. We agree that companies hard hit by the shutdown should disclose a contingent liability that estimates possible losses as a result of the shutdown. This may be easier... Read more →


Building a Sustainable World After COVID-19

Promoting the Common Good We need to start thinking about the role of business in a more ethical society as we come out of the coronavirus outbreak. How will they better the world we all live in? Issues related to corporate social responsibility have come into full view during the... Read more →


Boeing Should Not Get Coronavirus Stimulus Funds

Boeing 737 Max Ethical Violations The $ 2 trillion stimulus package passed by Congress includes funds for Boeing Corporation. The company had lobbied Congress for at least $60 billion for itself and a large supplier network to cushion against the effects of the pandemic. Boeing is concerned about canceled orders... Read more →


Management’s Role in Developing an Ethical Culture

Tone at the Top Defines Ethical Culture What would you do if you discovered that a superior was engaged in inappropriate conduct? Beyond matters that deal with sexual harassment and other forms of discrimination that should be reported to the Human Resources Department, employees sometimes uncover fraudulent financial practices and... Read more →