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CSR dynamics and context

One of the most intriguing things about CSR is how it changes and how it is contextualised.  Jean-Pascal Gond and I explored these themes in the ‘Introduction’ to our Routledge Major Text Corporate Social Responsibility (2011), reproduced in ICCSR Research Paper (59 – 2011). Following up this interest, we included a stream on CSR dynamics …

Presenting to the media: a survivors’ guide.

Following the latest week long Sustainable Decisions and Organisations MBA Module (see changing behaviours ), John Ware former BBC Panorama Journalist and a regular at the ‘faux’ press conference offered the following advice to students. With his permission, we thought it was advice worth sharing more broadly. ———— I want to stress again that NO CRITICISM was intended last Friday when abuse was …

Margin Call

Margin Call was the final film in this year’s series Doing the Business, a series designed to use the medium of film to encourage discussion and debate on social and ethical issues in business. It was the most mainstream of the films we have screened this year, with an academy award nomination for the screenplay …

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Is there blood in your mobile?

Our annual film series Doing the Business opened with a striking documentary investigating the use of conflict minerals in the electronics industry supply chain. Following the screening Professor Jeremy Moon opened the discussion by outlining three key questions: Who is responsible for the problems that we witnessed in the Democratic Republic of Congo?  One of …

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Aims of the Better Business Blog

The Better Business Blog is intended to provide a channel for news, thoughts and ideas from the International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility at Nottingham University Business School.  Its purpose is to share thoughts, reflections and commentary on responsible business, business ethics and sustainability research and practice. The content is inspired by our teaching, extra …

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