All Blog Posts Tagged 'Social' (4)

Q&A with Christine Bader, Corporate Idealist

For nearly a decade, Christine Bader worked at BP (NYSE:BP), managing the company's social impacts in the developing world. In her new book, The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist: When Girl Meets Oil,…

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Added by Reynard Loki on December 9, 2014 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Shared Value: Bringing Business and Society Back Together

It began as a bold idea to "redefine capitalism and the role of the corporation in society." Now, according to one of its originators, shared value is turning into a movement

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - "The capitalist system is under siege," wrote Michael Porter, a competitive strategy expert and Harvard Business School professor, and…

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Added by Reynard Loki on June 10, 2014 at 11:30pm — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare WorldPeaceTsunami ? Which famous person's single peace tweet most likely to cause UniversalPeaceUprising/Tsunami ? The Pope, President Obama, First Lady US, Vladimir Putin, Ayatollah …

#Cyberpeacefare WorldPeaceTsunami ?

Which famous person's single peace tweet most likely to cause UniversalPeaceUprising/Tsunami ?

The Pope, President Obama, First Lady US, Vladimir Putin, Ayatollah Khameini,

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey, Reid Hoffman,

Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Angela Jolie, Tom Hanks, Bruce Springsteen ?

Whether they composed their own tweet/message on social media or just RT'd lyrics of classic peace song: "Let…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on January 3, 2014 at 9:33am — 1 Comment

Values in Business - More Than Just $$$$$$$- Need "Conscience"

Recommend Reading: "Values in a Business Society; Issues & Analysis; James Kuhn & Ivar Berg/Columbia University.

Excerpts from Preface: "The large size of today's business corporations, the wide range of their activities at home and abroad, and the nation's dependence upon them for an amazing array of goods and services means that the businessman is a highly influential American.

"His influence is increased even more by the fact that he is not only an adminstrator…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on August 31, 2013 at 7:49am — No Comments

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Civic Responsibility in the Internet Age, with Michael H. Posner

Historian Ted Widmer and Michael Posner, an NYU Stern professor and former U.S. State Department official, discuss local politics, journalism, and money in elections in the age of ubiquitous Internet connectivity. How can high school students get involved in democracy? What are some ideas to save the media industry? How can--or should--the government regulate the social media giants? Don't miss this wide-ranging talk.

Global Ethics Weekly: Polarization, Media, & the Trump Presidency, with Christian Barry

Christian Barry, professor of philosophy at Australian National University, shares his perspective on the political climate, journalism, and polarization in the United States. What responsibility do citizens and elected officials have in the face of a corrupt administration? How can you speak to people on the other side of charged and emotional issues?

The Crack-Up: The Amritsar Massacre & India's Independence Movement, with Gyan Prakash

Princeton's Gyan Prakash tells the tragic story of the Amritsar Massacre in 1919, in which a British general ordered his soldiers to shoot at thousands of unarmed civilians, and its galvanizing effect on the Indian independence movement. Was this violence an "exceptional" moment in Britain's colonial history? And how did it change Gandhi's thinking in relation to his strategies to resist colonialism?

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