Category | Corporate Social Opportunity

The Three Magical – And Misused – Letters: CSR

I must warn you not to allow your actions to be guided by ill-digested information or slogans and catch-words. Do not take them to heart or repeat them parrot-like. Mohammad Ali Jinnah, during an address at Islamia College, Peshawar, April 1948 As discussions on CorporateSocial Responsibility (CSR) regress, the need for understanding the beautiful concept [...]

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Whose Ethics? Importance of LDC’s Participation in CSR

The ethical values and standards that a business incorporates determine to an increasing extent, its stature in society, and play an imperative role in maintaining and encouraging public trust and confidence in its products and services. In this sense, businesses are playing an intrinsic role in our lives, and it is only logical that we [...]

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Responsibly Yours

At a recent fundraiser in the city, one of those somewhat surrealistic evenings replete with Caesarian trappings that the excitement seekers gather at, the scion of an industrial empire outbid other birds of the feather to become the proud owner of a dress that a certain lascivious actress had worn in a hit film of [...]

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The Neo-Pakistani Incubator

Each region of the world has its common problems, and yet people in each country have found their own indigenous solutions to the issue of how small businesses should and can grow into mid-sized and then larger businesses. Various models exist including bank financing, micro credit ala Grameen, Venture Capital (VC) and cooperative enterprises like [...]

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