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  1. Raising awareness of corporate social responsibility

    Posted Jul 08th 2006, 12:00am by Robert Hanson

    ... economically but the environment and society are suffering. At GIFT we are trying to balance the three. We help industry and government tackle environmental, social and political issues. That is how we ... a social goal. We do this by using traditional consultancy methods of research, analysis and reporting- all the things consultants do- but for social and environmental outcomes,' Dr Tang said. ...

  2. Social justice can come in many forms

    Posted Aug 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in cultural and social issues. This year's programme included four seminars on human rights, natural disasters, economic success and the role of government and law. Forum 1- Different ... The next lecture said that we are responsible for many natural disasters. It was presented by Greenpeace campaigner Prentice Koo Wai-muk and The Professional Commons chairman Albert Lai Kwong-tak. ...

  3. Strong response needed to rein in inflation

    Posted Jul 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the state of the economy more accurately. There is no question that the dangers inherent in double-digit growth call for a strong response. In the exceptional circumstances of the mainland's ... Jintao's agenda, the maintenance of social stability and nurturing a 'feel-good' effect are paramount. That partly explains why the central government has taken moderate macroeconomic ...

  4. Charity events would not be out of place in a democratic socialist society

    Posted Nov 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... The report prompted a critical response from Maggie W. C. Cheng ('Restricted view of philanthropy', October 20). I do appreciate people making the effort and contributing to charity events, ... of authoritarian socialist regimes have greatly affected how people understand socialism. Ms Cheng seems to think that people like me, who are attracted by left-wing ideas, believe we need not care about ...

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    Austerity frenzy proven to be wrong. So will it be halted?

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:00am by Paul Krugman

    ... Reinhart-Rogoff quickly achieved almost sacred status among self-proclaimed guardians of fiscal responsibility; their tipping-point claim was treated not as a disputed hypothesis but as unquestioned fact, ... with no indication of which is causing which, but no sign of a 90 per cent "threshold". In response, Reinhart and Rogoff have acknowledged the coding error, defended their other decisions ...

  6. Smart money

    Posted Mar 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peter Guy moneypost@scmp.com The best sites for socially responsible investing: www.ussif.org Everyone should be interested in sustainability issues, so why not investigate how you can invest in companies that truly practise it? The US-based Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment is a non-profit organisation. It balances long-term money returns with social ...

  7. Norway's stake in PetroChina causes row

    Posted Dec 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... International, an NGO based in the United States and Southeast Asia, described the Norwegian Ministry of Finance's decision as 'a troubling setback for socially responsible investing'. ... completely rejected a council recommendation. The Council on Ethics is known as the leading socially responsible investor in the world, so a finding by this body carries great weight with investors, ...

  8. Leave the family out of the eligibility test for elderly aid

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of elderly people collecting waste paper and discarded items on the streets. Who are they, and why do they do it? The Hong Kong Council of Social Service conducted a study of these elderly scavengers ... this reality. They continue to reflect the conventional thinking that families should be responsible for helping their older members, at least financially. Hence, application for aid is based ...

  9. Leaner, fitter

    Posted Jul 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... responsibility built around discipline, which is the cornerstone of austerity. Only this made-in-Asia drive towards austerity can address the needs of a majority of the world's population that at present live beneath any fair definition of 'austerity' in the West. In other words, what is perceived in the West as creating the conditions for social stability pales by comparison ...

  10. A fair chance at a decent job: is it too much to ask?

    Posted Jun 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... breached. So what would efficient, socially responsible growth look like? To begin with, the needs of productive enterprises and workers in the real economy must dislodge financial interests and the bonus culture from the driver's seat of the global economy. This will not be easy. We need socially responsible fiscal consolidation (policy aimed at reducing government deficits and debt ...




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