corporate social responsibility

3 Key Lessons on CSR from Swedish Companies

One of the reasons for the success of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in Sweden is that big Swedish companies are taking responsibility, because they understand that they have to build trust among stakeholders if they wish to continue doing business in the long run, and they also see CSR as…

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Learning from Sweden’s success and experience in embracing CSR

Sweden has the reputation of being a leader in actively promoting corporate social responsibility (CSR), and Swedish companies such as H&M, IKEA, Ericsson, ICA, Swedbank, and Scania are known to be leaders in sustainability and corporate responsibility. The recent KPMG International Corporate Responsibility Reporting Survey 2011 found that 95% of…

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Insights from a Green Champion’s CSR Journey

With concerted government and private-sector efforts towards environmental sustainability in Singapore and across the globe, the green sector has grown considerably in prominence and company practices. With this comes various ways of measuring, understanding, and of course recognising efforts by companies which invest considerable effort into this aspect of corporate…

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Updates and Insights from the CSR Asia Forum on Sustainability Disclosure 2011

The CSR Asia Forum on Sustainability Disclosure 2011 was held in Singapore on 23 March, and organised by CSR Asia to update delegates on sustainability reporting, disclosure and communications, both locally and globally. Here are some updates and insights from the Forum: Singapore Companies Lagging Behind on Sustainability Reporting According…

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