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Glossary of Terms
Our curated glossary of common, contemporary terms and concepts related to CSR. This searchable, living document will facilitate and enrich one’s understanding of CSR.
Our commissioned case studies cover a range of topics, showcasing the global CSR movement.
Not Just a Company, but a Neighbor: How General Electric’s Departure Impacts Nonprofits in Connecticut
Lofty Goals Meet Financial Reality: The Power of Innovated Social-Business Partnerships – Bringing Safe Drinking Water to Bangladesh
Participatory Corporate Social Responsibility with Public Policy Impact: The Case Study of the Holcim Foundation in Ecuador
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Our Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) provides a comprehensive overview of the CSR landscape. Our course is available worldwide, and upon completion the participant can earn a signed, verified certificate, a valuable professional development credential.
Compelling. Challenging. Inspiring. The research behind Corporate Social Responsibility.
This paper argues that CSR programs can fall along a continuum between two endpoints: Institutionalized programs and Promotional programs.
Journal of Business Ethics
How are job satisfaction and firm value linked? I tackle this long-standing management question using a new methodology from finance.
Socially responsible corporate performance can be associated with a series of bottom-line benefits.
Open Access Publications from the University of California
Strategy. Action. Impact. Learn from corporate leaders’ challenges and successes, and build your strong CSR program utilizing proven practices.
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Profit. Problem-solving. Social Action.
Michael Porter: Why business can be good at solving social problems
Why do we turn to nonprofits, NGOs and governments to solve society’s biggest problems? Michael Porter admits he’s biased, as a businesss school professor, but he wants you to hear his case for letting business try to solve massive problems like climate change and access to water. Why? Because when business solves a problem, it makes a profit – which lets that solution grow.
CSR Resource Library