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  1. Role aims to ensure that ethical standards are met

    Posted Jun 09th 2007, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... this person will help create a more ethical business environment between buyers, suppliers and employees. 'The buyer is in the west, the supplier in the east, and you need to understand both ...

  2. Lifestyle stores showcase green and ethical practices in their products

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 12:00pm

    ... John Lam It’s easy to go green with our purchasing decisions these days, but expanding that practice to ethically-sourced materials is another matter. Would you be content helping to save ... explains, there’s more to responsible shopping than meets the eye.   “Green and ethical are two different concepts and refer to two different aspects of a product or manufacturing process,” she ...

  3. Global trade spurs tie-ups with NGOs

    Posted Jul 22nd 2010, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan The terms 'sustainability' and 'responsible business model' have become part of official and public discourse on the mainland. However, structural changes in government policies and business operations that foster more tangibl ...

  4. Facing an ethical dilemma

    Posted Nov 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lau Kit-wai One of the lessons learned from the global financial crisis was the importance of business ethics. As a result, many banks are looking for recruits with good character. 'Following the 'financial tsunami', the business community and society have been awakened to the importance of ethics,' says Lee Kam-hon, professor of marketing at Chinese University. ...

  5. Ethical differences carry risks

    Posted Sep 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Peter Humphrey

    ... practices and operated with ethical standards which are some way from those of the major multinationals. Despite the opportunities, many joint ventures and acquisitions still fail, and the foreign ... especially in cases where it is thought the corporate governance of a potential joint-venture partner or acquisition target is weak. Code of ethics Multinationals must have a clearly defined code ...

  6. Adopting ethical practices

    Posted Aug 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... about businesses adopting ethical and sustainable best practices to benefit customers, staff and the community at large, she adds. Au says CSR should not just be about polishing a company's ... of business, CSR plays a vital role in making sure that your business fundamentals are driven by ethical and sustainable best practices to benefit customers, staff and the community at large.' Au ...

  7. HK attempts to clean up its act

    Posted Jul 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... fairly evenly,' he said. With no universally accepted definition, CSR generally refers to companies conducting business in a manner meeting or exceeding the ethical, legal and public ... it was no longer enough to just conduct financial due diligence. A more robust approach was required to evaluate other issues, such as climate change, supply chains, labour laws, employee welfare, ethics ...

  8. Good governance required for global growth

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by Rosheen Rodwell

    ... executive of public relations (PR) company Ruder Finn advises her clients to adopt CSR. 'Public confidence in business managers and their ethical standards is not that great,' she said. ... and enact, within their sphere of influence, a set of core values in the areas of human rights, labour standards, the environment and anti-corruption'. Adopting CSR standards and applying them ...

  9. Volunteering is all about give and take

    Posted Apr 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Rachel Autherson

    ... Rachel Autherson Carefully chosen help schemes can be a winner for companies and those they aim to serve COMMON SENSE TELLS us that a healthy and prosperous community benefits all who live and work within it. For example, when Sars hit Hong Kong in 2003, ...

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    Fifa takes broadside from its ethics investigator over lack of transparency

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 10:12am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Fifa ethics investigator Michael Garcia criticised the organisation’s lack of transparency on Monday and urged it to publish his report into the bidding ... investigation and adjudication process operates in most parts unseen and unheard. “That’s a kind of system which might be appropriate for an intelligence agency, but not for an ethics compliance process ...




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