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The Sustainable Value Approach

Historically, companies existed to produce goods and services in a profitable way. Nowadays, companies additionally need to answer the requests to contribute to sustainable development and reduce the burdens they impose on their stakeholders. Both of these views are merged in a recently developed management approach. Professor Frank Figge of Queen’s University Belfast (UK) and [...]

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The Structure of A Cross Subsidy Model: Making Food Aid A Reality for Corporations

First of all, let’s settle one point about this model: Even though many companies may be attracted to the idea, it would remain within the realm of corporate philanthropy and not CSR for companies that are not in the food business per se. Brass Tacks What is the Product? It’s an almost ready-to-eat meal that [...]

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Can Blue Be The Next Green in Pakistan

A paint factory catches fire. All the city’s fire brigade is involved in trying to put out the fire. Still, the burning chemicals continue to burn throughout the night. The firm puts out an ad in the papers soon after telling the world that they are back to business as usual. An insurance company puts [...]

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The People-Centered Model of Business

“Our way is not of feats of action, but feats of perception.” E Schuitema, author of “Intent” & “Leadership.” Teacher of the “Care & Growth Model” The Dilemma Sometimes, we refuse to change not because we don’t want to, but because we don’t know how to – and what to change to. Consider the dilemma [...]

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