Category Archives: Corporate Social Responsibility

Abandoned Corporate Social

All this talk about corporate social responsibility. What is the evidence of same, particularly in relation to abandoned social infrastructure? When a school is about to close, when does one see a corporation stepping up to turn it into a … Continue reading

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Best Interests

From the decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in Peoples Department Stores Inc. (Trustee of) v. Wise, [2004] 3 Supreme Court Reports 461, at paragraph 42: …it is clear that the phrase the “best interests of the corporation” should … Continue reading

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Optics

From the abstract of “Corporate environmental sustainability disclosures and environmental risk: Alternative tests of socio-political theories“, by Michael Dobler (Faculty of Business and Economics, Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany), Kaouthar Lajili and Daniel Zéghal (both of the Telfer School of … Continue reading

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…But You Stayed Away

In relation to concerns about the building collapse in Bangladesh, killing so many garment workers (estimated at 1,000, or more), Neil Remington Abramson commented as follows (reproduced with permission): Isn’t it always a surprise to an multinational enterprise that, even … Continue reading

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Could Have Been There

An updated news release, April 26, 2013: April 26, 2013 Update: Statement concerning Bangladesh Building Collapse 04/26/2013 We continue to express our condolences to those affected in Savar, Bangladesh and we are deeply saddened by this tragedy. Our priorities are … Continue reading

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