Archive for the Category: Case Studies

Responsible Business = Responsible Customers

I had a great experience while shopping for wine at In Vino the other day. For those who don’t know, this is a specialized wine store in Yerevan. Besides the great customer service, I got a little surprise in my bag with my bottle of wine – a little do-it-yourself alcohol test, which uses saliva to […]

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Deem Cares!

This is a long overdue blog post, both because the CSR Armenia Blog has not been updated in a while and also because event in question took place about a couple of weeks ago. During Q&A sessions, I’m often asked what small businesses can do in the area of CSR and community involvement (with the […]

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Ken dumps Barbie: Greenpeace’s latest success!

As most people who’ve read on the history of CSR will know, Greenpeace features big with their campaign around Brent Spar.  They are the perfect example of what some researchers call ‘confronters’, i.e. organizations that attack the corporations in order to raise their awareness on CSR/Sustainability issues.  Another example of how they did this was […]

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A brilliant CSR initiative from eBay – the eBay box!

This is truly an excellent initiative.  Think about it – eBay is a huge name and is responsible for thousands of boxes being shipped from one end of the globe to the other, on a daily basis.  This is an important issue in their value chain and the company’s team has come up with an […]

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12 Minutes of CSR

When one thinks of Film Festivals, Corporate Citizenship is not the first thing that comes to mind, is it?  It is, if you work at the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship! The BCCCC (give or take a ‘C’) had organized a Corporate Citizen Film Festival in 2010 and some of the entries are really worth a watch.  I won’t post them all here, but it is worth spending 12 minutes to watch these four videos, from four different business sectors.  Note the strategic focus of each company and the thinking that has gone into some of these approaches!

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