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09.08.12 Volunteers wanted

VSO is looking for graduates for projects in Bangladesh and South Sudan

21.06.12 New Study about the potential of local UN Global Compact networks

A new study by the Bertelsmann Stiftung and endeva "A Strategy for the Commons" was presented at...

09.12.11 Interactive Workshop: Bringing Medicines to low-income Markets

Workshop Invitation by Endeva, GIZ, and PlaNet Finance Deutschland e.V.

16.05.11 New Publication: Partners in Development- How Donors Can Better Engage the Private Sector for Development in LDCs

Comparative Study gives Recommendations on how Donors can effectively engage the private Sector in...

29.03.11 Help develop Africa's future Start-ups

Teaching fellow - Business & Entrepeneurship / Software Development

27.01.11 Declaration on Responsible Partnership signed

17 leading organizations and companies in Ukraine sign the Declaration on Responsible Partnership

11.08.10 Workshop "Energize the BoP - Energy Business Models for low-income markets" on December, 1st and 2nd 2010 in Berlin

1.6 billion people around the world have no access to electricity, 2.4 billion use sources of...

08.07.10 The Role of Governments

The economic crisis that so many countries have been experiencing has put the spotlight on the need...

11.05.10 oikos UNDP Young Scholars Development Academy 2010 in Costa Rica

oikos invites doctoral candidates and post-docs to submit a paper to the first international...

07.04.10 Vontobel study "Sustainable Investing in Asia - Uncovering Opportunities and Risks"

The latest Vontobel study shows that sustainable investments in the asian economic market offer a...

11.03.10 The 5th international Conference conference SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND CURRENT CHALLENGES 2010 »the nature and humans«

The main current challenges include issues of how to take care of our natural environment in the...

22.02.10 The fifth eLearning Africa Conference in Sambia

eLearning Africa is an international conference about information and communication technologies...

09.11.09 The German-Malaysian Society e.V. (DtMG) Award Presentation Ceremony 2009

For Outstanding Contribution towards Promoting Cultural Understanding between Malaysia and Germany

09.11.09 China, Germany and Europe: Joint Solutions for CSR in the Global Value Chains

Exchange of experience and knowledge among Chinese, German and European business representatives...

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26. March 2015Kevin Crull, the CRTC, and CTV News: Is apology enough?

Note: News that Bell Media president Kevin Crull has apologized for interfering in news coverage has meant I’ve had to revise this blog entry, and change its headline. The headline I originally proposed was “Bell Media...

18. March 2015Starbucks' "Race Together" stunt is working--just not for Starbucks

So apparently Starbucks wants to turn tens of thousands of baristas into facilitators for discussions about race. Starbucks CEO Howard Schutlz recently announced that he wants the company’s front-line employees to write...

11. March 2015Why it matters that the Apple Watch is gender neutral

The Apple Watch is here! OK, not quite here yet. But soon, soon. Will the nifty features built into Apple’s latest gizmo help the company win this round of battle of wearable tech? Opinions vary. Whether you love it, hate...

11. March 2015Why it matters that the Apple Watch is gender neutral

The Apple Watch is here! OK, not quite here yet. But soon, soon. Will the nifty features built into Apple’s latest gizmo help the company win this round of battle of wearable tech? Opinions vary. Whether you love it, hate...

11. March 2015Why it matters that the Apple Watch is gender neutral

The Apple Watch is here! OK, not quite here yet. But soon, soon. Will the nifty features built into Apple’s latest gizmo help the company win this round of battle of wearable tech? Opinions vary. Whether you love it, hate...

11. March 2015Why it matters that the Apple Watch is gender neutral

The Apple Watch is here! OK, not quite here yet. But soon, soon. Will the nifty features built into Apple’s latest gizmo help the company win this round of battle of wearable tech? Opinions vary. Whether you love it, hate...

10. March 2015Apple’s big bet on consumer trust and privacy

The Apple Watch understandably took the limelight at Apple's big launch event today. But what is becoming increasingly clear is that to really understand the company we need to see it as so much more than simply a technology...

04. March 2015From Oxycontin to Fast Food: The Ethics of Selling Not-Too-Much

Business is about sales. From a business point of view, your mission is to make a product that people want, and to sell a lot of it. The drive to sell a lot is what motivates cleverness in product design, efficiency in production...

26. February 2015Does the punishment really fit SNC-Lavalin's alleged crimes?

News that Canadian engineering giant SCN Lavalin is facing new criminal charges caused a stir last week, not least because of the penalties that are on the table. The fraud and corruption charges spring from the company’s...

26. February 2015Does the punishment really fit SNC-Lavalin's alleged crimes?

News that Canadian engineering giant SCN Lavalin is facing new criminal charges caused a stir last week, not least because of the penalties that are on the table. The fraud and corruption charges spring from the company’s...

19. February 2015Why did Louis CK price his latest video at just $5? Why leave money on the table?

As the entire universe probably knows by now, Louis CK released his latest hour-long comedy special, “Live at the Comedy Store,” a couple of weeks ago. His business model—the distribution mechanism for the...

13. February 2015Canada should follow New York's crackdown on bogus herbal remedies

This is good news for consumers, but bad news for makers and sellers of herbal supplements. The New York State attorney general’s office accusing major retailers of selling. The office issued a series of cease and desist...

21. January 2015What is the true purpose of corporations?

What’s the purpose of a corporation? Or, somewhat more abstractly, what’s the purpose of corporations in general? That question is the topic of a big academic literature, but the question itself is far from academic...

08. January 2015American Apparel's New Code of Ethics: A Good Start

Retailer American Apparel has announced a new code of ethics. The move comes, not coincidentally, just a month after the board sacked controversial CEO and founder Dov Charney. Charney had been at the centre of a string of...

09. December 2014Uber is built on trust. Now it needs to maintain it: Chris MacDonald

Uber isn’t in the taxi business. It’s not even in the tech business. It’s in the “trust” business. That is, it’s in the business of building trust between strangers. And if it can’t figure...

Bayer CropScience Child Care Program - Protecting Children´s Rights

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Bayer CropScience Child Care Program - Protecting Children´s Rights

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When Bayer CropScience acquired the seed production company Proagro at the end of 2002, the company ...