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  1. Scientists must set the standard on ethics

    Posted Sep 15th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... community on the mainland was under threat as a result of greed, dishonesty and blatant breaches of ethics. The misdeeds he highlighted are certainly not unique to the mainland, but their prevalence ... of the problem. And the scientist called for those found to have breached the ethics of the profession to be punished, or dismissed. While such measures would go some way towards helping curb the problem, ...

  2. Dutch bank is serious about CSR

    Posted Jun 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Rabobank has set its sights on being recognised as a 'leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR)'. According to Gilles Boumeester, general manager of Rabobank International, northeast Asia, the bank takes 'CSR very seriously'. He ...

  3. Business gives social values more weight

    Posted Dec 13th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng As businesses increasingly incorporate a social dimension and public face to their operations, the distinction between financial and social bottom lines is becoming blurred, according to Helene Li, co-founder and chairperson of the Future Enter ...

  4. Plenty to learn from mainland businesses

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

    ... HK companies are paying more attention to monitoring CSR activities, but still trail their cross-border counterparts, writes Chris Davis Hong Kong companies lag their mainland counterparts when implementing corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative ...

  5. Charity begins in the boardroom

    Posted Apr 01st 2006, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... environmental issues, and promoting ethical reasoning and positive government relations. It also hopes to develop a socially responsive management team and ensure corporate governance. Most employers, ... to concern themselves with more than market share and annual profits. This may lead them to developing a clear code of ethics, sponsoring charity events, donating generously to worthy causes ...

  6. Women say they can do without metro telling them how to dress

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Li Shanghai subway authorities apparently thought they knew best what women passengers should wear when they urged them to avoid sporting revealing clothing, in the interests of self-respect and to avoid sexual harassment. To drive its point home, ...

  7. Women continue fight for equality

    Posted Jun 27th 2009, 12:00am by Kate Watson

    ... Written by Kate Watson After 13 years of education and training as an accountant in Britain, Alison Wong returned to Hong Kong in 1991 to join one of the city's largest multinational accounting firms. The firm had a policy of giving a HK$20,000 month ...

  8. Quantifying contribution made by NGOs a difficult process

    Posted May 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The letters from Ng Hon-wah ('NGO funding', May 21) and Robert Yih ('Glaring lack of accountability', May 22) in response to my letter ('Unfair lump-sum grant system is hampering work of NGOs', May 13) revealed two completely ...

  9. Health issue that's tragically neglected

    Posted May 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... When tragedies involving mental patients attacking family members and strangers become regular occurrences, questions have to be asked whether our society is giving sufficient attention to the problem. Last week a man with a mental condition killed his wi ...

  10. Flash mobsters promise to bring silly season to HK

    Posted Aug 16th 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... The phenomenon of street surrealism is due to make an appearance on Friday The surreal social phenomenon of the flash mob is set to arrive in Hong Kong, with the first of the performance-art-style events that have spread around the world planned for Frida ...




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