Sustainability Comes of Age

A couple of articles caught my attention last week. This blog post by Marc Gunther about the pros and cons of reusable shopping bags and this one in the Washington Post about the implications of the success of the Fair Trade movement.

In different ways, both indicate the need for an increasing maturity in our approach to corporate responsibility and sustainability as our programs take root and grow.    Initiatives that appear to be the right thing to do at a small scale, need to be revisited as they scale and the full implications become evident.

Marc identifies inaccuracies in the …

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Guest Post: Poking Holes in the Corporate Responsibility Curriculum

I am going to hold back on my response to Richard’s view of the holes.  Join us at the webinar to hear my response and the response of the panel members.

By Richard Crespin

In preparation for our upcoming webinar on June 1st on “Building the Corporate Responsibility Profession,” (FREE WEBINAR — register today!) I met with Nancy Beer Tobin from the Executive Education Department at Georgetown University’s McDonough Business School.  She asked me to point out the holes in the Corporate Responsibility (CR) curriculum.

Universities, trade associations, and training organizations have jumped into the CR education space …

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