Tag Archives: doing good

I Figured It Out

I finally had a chance to watch “The Post” a few weeks ago. Given that I check The Washington Post’s online site at least 5 times a day, I can’t believe it took me so long to watch it. After … Continue reading

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Let’s be Realistic About Companies Doing Social Good

To give my brain a break, I’ve been reading a lot of adventure stories recently – such as “Blood River,” which tells of a journey trekking through the Congo, and “The Blue Sweater,” which is about how Jacqueline Novogratz (of … Continue reading

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Get Sooty With It

The Sooty Shearwater is the most focused animal on the planet. This New Zealand bird flies up to 74,000 kilometers on its yearly migration, averaging more than 500 kms per day. During this largely solo annual migration, the Sooty Shearwater … Continue reading

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Here is an Innovative CSR Initiative

In my search for innovative CSR practices, I came across a 2012 article posted by Brave One that highlighted 5 standout initiatives. Some of them were underwhelming. [Insert yawn.] Others got me thinking! Domtar is the largest marketer and manufacturer … Continue reading

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CSR Requires a Thick Skin

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, I’m on a quest to identify companies that are participating in really unique and innovative Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities. But that is easier said than done – mostly because the job itself is … Continue reading

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Traditional CSR? I’m Bored.

If you Google the latest Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) news from around the U.S., you’ll find articles on a grocery store that gave milk to a local food bank; a company that was recognized for its Employee Health and Wellness … Continue reading

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Funders: Responsibly Use Your Power for the Common Good

I have long believed that funders – namely, foundations – often don’t execute their influence as much as they should. So I was really interested to read Andy Carroll’s article, “Are You Using Your Power, or Leaving It on the … Continue reading

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