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Millennials CSR Myth

Millennials CSR – The Myth: One of the great myths used to support Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is the idea that millennials believe in CSR. Usually defined as young people born between 1980 and 2000. Millennials are supposedly filled with...

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CSR Survey

75% of consumers would recommend a business that is Socially Responsible. 60% of consumers would pay extra if the company has a good CSR record. 65% of consumers have spent more on products with a positive impact on the...

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CSR Report

If you have seen a CSR report, publication or video you will notice a common theme. As these examples show, they are practically all cartoons. CSR Reports and publications are low on data, words and substance. They are...

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Christie’s CSR

Updated Again for Christie’s 2015 CSR Report (scroll to the end) If you don’t have exquisite tastes, you may not be familiar with Christie’s. It’s probably the world’s largest fine art auction house. Christie’s CSR publications provide a perfect...

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CSRCR: CSR Created Risk

The probability that Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) creates negative consequences for a corporation, in areas of: reputation, financial, agency, legal, regulatory, operational, opportunity cost or governance. Related forms of CSR such as Creating Shared Value, Corporate Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility...

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India’s CSR law

Just as Corporate Social Responsibility is being recognized as ‘smoke and mirrors’, the Indian government is going to force companies into it. India’s CSR law requiring companies to spend 2% of net profits on CSR makes India an even worse...

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Whole Foods organic CSR!

Whole Foods, the most organic, progressive, heartwarming CSR buzzword company around. They also: stamp out independent competitors; markets organic & local products that aren’t; is anti-union; & only serves wealthy consumers read more about ‘liberal corporations’ here.

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liberal companies

some of the cutest, most ‘liberal’ companies, such as Apple, Starbucks, etc, partake in the most shady corporate practices. Like tax avoidance. Apple pays only 2% tax on its overseas profits. Starbucks (UK) paid £9 million in tax...

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CSR=Guilt

Companies with the most ‘guilt’ and critics, tend to have the most CSR. Tobacco, Oil companies, etc, spend huge amounts of time and money on CSR or what Friedman called, ‘window dressing’. Ironically, CSR can be used (inversely)...

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the Shame of Profit

Revenues-Expenses=Profit… Many businesses are ashamed of this basic formula. They go through great lengths to hide their after-tax profits. When lefty critics accuse them of making millions or billions in profits, they hide in shame.