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Business students demand sustainability

The New Pioneers blogpost has been listed among the 50 best blogs for green business students. Conscious business school students want to make a difference beyond maximizing shareholder value. Continue reading

Posted in | CSR, Education, Globalization, New paradigms, Sustainable business, Tools & guidelines
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Socially Responsible Investing – A big step forward or a waste of time?

Socially responsible investing (SRI) is putting more focus on corporate social and environmental practices through both positive and negative screens. In fact, ethical and green investment has never been more popular. Continue reading

Posted in | CSR, Environmental sustainability, Ethical consumption, Paradoxes, Socially Responsible Investing, Sustainable business
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A business force for good

Hardcore businesspeople are realizing that they can increase their profits by incorporating social responsibility as a part of their business strategy. And heartcore idealists are recognizing that the use of market methods give them the opportunity to create even more social value. In time, the two fields will converge, and social entrepreneurship become more of a mindset rather than a specific category of start-up companies. Continue reading

Posted in | CSR, Partnerships, Social entrepreneurship, Social innovations, Sustainable business
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First-movers engage, innovate and co-create with CSR 2.0

The transformation of the internet through new social technologies is changing the face of CSR. With Web 2.o comes CSR 2.o with new possibilities for social interaction, involvement and participation in finding innovative ways to tackle everything from individual business challenges to global problems. Continue reading

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The 4C’s of Sustainable Business Success

The Four Cornerstones – Clear Purpose, Corporate Engagement, Collaborative Co-creation and Clear Communication – can be used as guidelines on the road to sustainable business success. Continue reading

Posted in | CSR, Ecobusiness, Environmental sustainability, Sustainable business, Tools & guidelines
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Aravind Hospital – an instrument of ‘the Divine Will’

Reading excerpts from The New Pioneers reminded me of my time at Aravind Eye Hospital in Tamil Nadu in South India, where I as a young medical student spent 2 months in 1995. Blogpost by Charlotte Strøm, MD, PhD, Journalist Continue reading

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Creating change through music

The Green Children use music as a means to convey their messages of social change. Continue reading

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Partnerships for global health

Improving global health is no longer only the job of governments, the EU, the UN or the large number of non-governmental organizations. Drug companies are also putting global health on their agendas. Engaging in partnerships is a key principle. Continue reading

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