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Sustainable Olympics: would the Games be a Responsible Business?

It’s been about a week since the end of London 2012 – the Olympics and Paralympics.  Maybe it’s just me, but wasn’t this the first Games that had so much focus on  sustainability?  Yes, it’s hosted by UK and sustainability is a big issue there… yes, it’s 2012, and we’re just a little more concerned […]

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Eco-Rating of Mobile Phones – an Important Day for CSR in Armenia!

In June 2012, Orange launched the eco-rating of mobile phones in its shops in Armenia and online store.  To some extent, this was a landmark moment for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the country and here’s why.   But first things first – what is eco-rating?  To put it simply, it is a way for […]

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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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