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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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09. April 2014Can Corporations Have Religion?

Last week, the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in an important pair of cases, namely Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood v. Sebelius. Hobby Lobby and Conestoga are companies that want to be allowed to opt out, on...

03. April 2014Japan's loophole flouting is bad for business

In government, as in business, it’s important to think not just about the direct effects of your actions, but also about the indirect effect your actions have in terms of the example they set for others, and the way your...

27. March 2014A practitioner’s reflections on the problems of shared value

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27. March 2014Bribery is Still a Challenge for International Business

Bribery and other forms of corruption continue to pose a challenge to international business. Bribery is a problem because it distorts markets, saps economies, and hurts local communities. For all these reasons, bribery is illegal...

13. March 2014Baseless Accusations Aimed at Lady Gaga's Charity Foundation

Accusations recently arose that Lady Gaga&#8217;s charitable foundation, the Born This Way Foundation (BTWF), was spending its money in what looked like an irresponsible way. For example: according to 2012 tax filings, BTWF...

08. March 20143D printing gives everyone a chance to be the next Edison

Manufacturing technology is evolving rapidly. Technologies like 3D printing and production concepts such as mass customization are allowing the kinds of changes in manufacturing not seen since the industrial revolution. And...

04. March 2014Four big problems with &#8220;Creating Shared Value&#8221;

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04. March 2014Four big problems with &#8220;Creating Shared Value&#8221;

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27. February 2014Sometimes safety regulations hurt the poor more than they help them

Sometimes regulations aimed at helping the poor end up hurting them. That doesn&#8217;t mean we should eschew regulation, but it does imply reason for caution. Housing provides one example. The Portland Tribune recently carried an...

21. February 2014Greek end run around capitalism looks pretty capitalist to me

(Or: &#8220;It&#8217;s still capitalism, dummy!&#8221;) A fascinating piece appeared recently in the New York Times, about efforts in Greece to (re)vitalize the so-called &#8216;social&#8217; economy. The main feature of the...

11. February 2014Call for Papers: EBEN Annual Conference 2014

The German Network for Business Ethics (DNWE) is organising the annual conference for its European umbrella organisation (The European Business Ethics Network - EBEN). The conference will take place in Berlin from 12-14 June 2014...

06. February 2014Sochi, and Solidarity With the Gay Community

The business community can, and should, follow AT&#38;T&#8217;s lead in speaking out in solidarity with the LGBT community. On February 4th, the company&#8217;s Consumer Blog featured an entry entitled, A Time for Pride and...

03. February 2014MARKS &amp; SPENCER cooperates with CSR Company International

CSR Company International takes the lead in implementing MARKS &#038; SPENCER's Sustainability Management Framework Project. ISO 26000 is their tool of choice to achieve the goals for sustainable supply chain management as set...

01. February 2014It's the bottom 1% that really deserves our attention

An awful lot is being said these days about the difference between the top 1% and the rest of us. But if we really care about social justice, we should probably focus more of our attention on the difference between those of us...

23. January 2014SodaStream in the West Bank

Controversy continues to bubble over the SodaStream countertop carbonator. The popular home gadget &#8212; used to turn regular tap water into a variety of fizzy drinks &#8212; has generated controversy due to the fact that...

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 ...