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  1. Company with a social conscience

    Posted Mar 29th 2008, 12:00am by Rosheen Rodwell

    ... a market leader in terms of corporate social responsibility (CSR). It had the foresight to initiate a pollution prevention programme 33 years ago, long before corporate social responsibility became widely discussed in the business community. Key to the company's commitment to corporate social responsibility is an understanding that it is complementary to its business. The company knows ...

  2. Local firms put profits before social welfare

    Posted Nov 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung A six-month study of Hong Kong companies has found only a basic level of awareness of corporate social responsibility, with most firms interested in the concept only ... was gleaned from a survey of 10,094 companies, which revealed that only 23 per cent were aware of the concept of 'corporate social responsibility' (CSR). And just 9 per cent were both aware ...

  3. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Jul 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'Firms keener to give back to society' published in the Corporate Social Responsibility special report yesterday, it was incorrectly stated that the organisation CSR Asia was a non-profit body. CSR Asia is a social enterprise, which provides corporate social responsibility information and consultancy services in the Asia-Pacific region. ...

  4. A third of firms fail to adopt green initiatives

    Posted Sep 27th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... publicised pollution problems, an American Chamber of Commerce-sponsored study on corporate social responsibility has found. It also found that unclear government expectations and a lack ... American companies to the need for higher levels of social awareness'. In Hong Kong, much of the focus of corporate social responsibility was on protecting the environment and improving ...

  5. No show

    Posted Dec 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... No major tycoons were scheduled to speak at yesterday's summit on private firms developing social enterprise. What, if anything, does this say about our top entrepreneurs and corporate responsibility? Write to us. ...

  6. Doing business with rights-abusing regimes

    Posted Jun 16th 2010, 12:00am by Ian Holliday

    ... moral condemnation is applied selectively. The 10-year-old Global Compact is best placed for triggering debate. Through local networks of companies committed to responsible and sustainable ... active UN presence in the decade ahead. Professor Ian Holliday is dean of social sciences at the University of Hong Kong ...

  7. Beijing takes hard line on environment, social issues

    Posted Nov 20th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... and environmental records under sweeping plans to bring corporate governance up to international standards. Listed companies must improve their corporate social responsibility records and do more to protect ... responsibility records, according to the 'Corporate Governance Report (2007): Stakeholders and Corporate Social Responsibility'. Mr Shang listed a number of factors contributing to poor ...

  8. Business gives social values more weight

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

    ... companies for a forum on creating a socially responsible economy. 'People are realising that financial gains and economic values are not really separable from social or environmental ... 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, ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Risks of Muslim pressure over Rohingya

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Hari Kumar

    ... the "international community to take up its responsibilities by providing needed protection and quality of life to Muslims in Myanmar". Meanwhile, protesters belonging to various Islamic organisations ...

  10. letters

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... response. When you meet the bullies or if they are bullying you, do not cry. Bullies thrive on the reaction they get. They might pick on you because they think you are frightened. If you show you ... immediately and help you learn more about a subject. Sam Pang, Fung Kai Liu Man Shek Tong Secondary School Don't take social media too seriously Many teenagers like Facebook or Instagram, where ...




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