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  1. Many firms ignore importance of corporate social responsibility

    Posted Dec 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the commentary on Oxfam's corporate social responsibility survey in Lai See ('Charity begins at home', December 12). The purpose of this survey of Hang Seng Index constituent companies is to document their corporate social responsibility policies and practices. Oxfam Hong Kong sees this as an initial effort to assess current corporate social responsibility ...

  2. Oil giant invests in social responsibility

    Posted Sep 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... University of Science and Technology. The opening of Kaust acts as another example of Saudi Aramco's efforts to increase corporate social responsibility. The company has also helped ... the largest oil reserves to one of the world's most profitable companies. But many Saudis feel their competitors are missing the point. What is equally important is the social and human benefits ...

  3. Company bosses must realise they have social responsibility

    Posted Oct 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... economics isn't the only consideration in doing business; corporation ethics and social responsibility are some important aspects to be considered, too. Let's consider further the scenario ... argument in this regard simply does not make sense. Also, the economic value of a person's labour is subjective. Take the case of the working poor in Hong Kong who are not on social security ...

  4. Firms that support minimum wage are socially responsible

    Posted Jul 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their companies' social status as being caring and socially responsible. Mr Chan said the Employers' Federation believes income supplements or targeted wage subsidies (out of government coffers) ... workers unreasonably low wages. Where are his federation's social responsibility and ethics? Alex Tam, Sai Kung ...

  5. What's On

    Posted Nov 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... November 12 'Doing it right: corporate social responsibility programmes for financial institutions' is a lunch organised by the American Chamber of Commerce. Incorporating a credible CSR programme is an increasingly important concern for many institutions. This lunchtime talk will cover what financial institutions can and cannot do, why American institutions ...

  6. Diary

    Posted Mar 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today, HK: Results due from the Business Commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility 2004 survey. anita@communitybusiness.org.hk for further details. Dr Millard Fuller, the founder ... 'Profiting from Corporate Social Responsibility', at the Island Shangri-La. The keynote speaker will be Dr Millard Fuller (see above). For details, visit www.amcham.org.hk Friday, March 5, HK: ...

  7. Events

    Posted Nov 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... responsibilities'. Canadian Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'Trade watch: Impact of the current global financial crisis on world trade structure'. Kinwick Centre, Central. Ricoh Solutions Day 2009. Conrad Hong Kong. Tomorrow: American Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'Doing it right: Corporate social responsibility programmes for financial institutions'. ...

  8. Government must do more to embrace race discrimination bill

    Posted Jun 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... discrimination is prohibited in this society. It is an indicator to us of our social responsibilities. But, if you read the bill thoroughly, you realise that it allows for many discriminatory practices, ... to do this reflects its lack of responsibility in responding to the needs of society. While the business sector now has more awareness of corporate social responsibility, our government's ...

  9. Events

    Posted Nov 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today: American Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'Doing it right: Corporate social responsibility programmes for financial institutions'. Club Lusitano. Tomorrow: American Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'China overseas direct investment and beyond'. Monday, November 16: Canadian Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'Leveraging your global mindset for high ...

  10. No awards for firms that fail to show corporate responsibility

    Posted Mar 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... responsibility. This issue should be seen against the backdrop of the protest against PCCW, HSBC and the Hong Kong Council of Social Service's Caring Company Scheme. PCCW has not taken seriously its corporate social responsibility and yet ironically the council decided to give it [and HSBC] a 'caring company' award under the scheme. With regard to PCCW's privatisation ...




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