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  1. Blue chips have a lot to learn about corporate social responsibility

    Posted Feb 24th 2007, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... of corporations, comparable to the Enron-prompted corporate governance campaign, is under way. 'Corporate social responsibility [CSR] is going to be the theme in 2007 and the years after,' said ... It is about risk management. Concern on global warming will fuel growth in socially responsible investment which is already estimated at US$2.5 trillion in the United States. Second, the mainland ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    By tackling light pollution, our city can transform itself

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:00am by MAYLING CHAN

    ... responsibility could start as a business practice to save costs. For example, companies would profit from investing in power-smart facilities with energy efficiency labelling, and putting in place ... of Hong Kong businesses reported demand for energy-efficient, low-carbon products and services. This means corporate responsibility has not gone far enough to make a fundamental impact. Indeed, we ...

  3. Perfect time for businesses to take responsibility

    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... social responsibility (CSR) projects. However, over the past several years concern about environmental issues, such as climate change and work-life balance, have prompted many companies to integrate 'sustainability' and 'social responsibility' into their business strategies. Jane Lau, CLP Holdings director- group public affairs, said the principles of CSR were ...

  4. Diploma aims to create a 'greener' corporate mentality

    Posted Apr 21st 2007, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... cost reductions, and how the role of corporate social responsibility can influence environmental practices, sustainable development and a company's brand image. 'The programme seeks ...

  5. Focus on corporate responsibility at art exhibition

    Posted Jun 24th 2010, 12:00am by Richard Macauley

    ... Richard Macauley Art lovers might have been grateful for a dictionary at the No Borders art gallery on Tuesday when French cosmetics company Clarins gave a media talk on corporate social responsibility. The Soho gallery exhibited works by local artists Florian Ma Ho-yin, Nicola Wat and Dawn Chan, and 10 paintings by local primary school children that Clarins president Margaret Leung Kam ...

  6. Airport Authority rethinks stance on social costs

    Posted Jun 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com The Airport Authority appears to be softening on its reluctance to conduct an extra study on the social costs and benefits of building a third runway, ... of the airport. The authority was willing to 'go to the extra mile to assess other potential impacts where possible', Kevin Poole, its deputy director of projects, said yesterday in response ...

  7. True reports key to environment's sustainability

    Posted Sep 20th 2007, 12:00am by John Church

    ... responsible for the report. His main areas of expertise and interest are in audit, non-financial reporting, corporate governance and corporate social responsibility. The report aims to help ... reporting. 'That will raise the possibility that the number of corporate social responsibility issues will migrate from standalone reporting into the annual reported account, ...

  8. Green light for experts in field

    Posted Jul 07th 2007, 12:00am by Caitlin Wong

    ... at not just reporting transparency and corporate governance, but also corporate social responsibility and environmental performance when they assess a company's investment value,' Dr Thomson ... to technical specialists. 'The major companies now talk about sustainability and social responsibility which go beyond the scope of environmental protection in its traditional sense,' Mr ...

  9. Hong Kong's climate responsibility

    Posted Apr 09th 2007, 12:00am by Paul Harris

    ... business as usual. Any reasonable conception of social justice requires that a person stop the harm he or she is doing to others. Justice demands not only that the most affluent polluting states do ... are nil because we live in China, our responsibility as good global citizens requires that we reduce emissions, sooner rather than later. The implications for Hong Kong and its people are quite ...

  10. Open official response to disaster welcomed

    Posted May 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng Disclosure boosts Beijing's image, say analysts The fast and open official response to Monday's disaster helped maintain social order and resurrect the central ... applauded the quick official and media response, saying authorities had learned a lesson from the 1976 Tangshan earthquake and this month's disaster in Myanmar. 'According to what I have ...




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