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Raising the Bar For Green Hotels in Singapore

Singapore’s green building and property leader, City Developments Limited (CDL) is raising the bar for green hotels in Singapore with the newly-opened W Singapore – Sentosa Cove, which is a new hotel awarded with the BCA Green Mark Platinum Award. The Platinum Award is the highest rating for green developments…

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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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Responsible Business Lessons From Patagonia’s Yvon Chouinard

Before the recent global interest in green companies and corporate social responsibility (CSR), there is already a sustainable company called Patagonia. Yvon Chouinard, the founder and owner of Patagonia, Inc. based in California, is one of the few business leaders who understand that if your business is not part of…

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