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8th July, 2016
Corporate social responsibility, CSR, sustainability, corporate citizenship, business, planet

Five Key Elements of Outstanding CSR Practice: Our Answer to the Sceptics

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives attract the disdain of many a sceptic. The United Nations’ ‘Global Compact’ initiative provides a five-step guide for businesses to align their strategies to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), an initiative that Nestlé, Unilever and numerous other companies of varying sizes have publicly signed up to. But corporate efforts to move towards sustainable practices are still frequently perceived as token gestures. Human rights advocates and environmental activists circle above community- and environment-focused initiatives [...]