Nigeria needs a collaborative approach involving voluntary partnerships between the state, an international development agency, the business sector and civil society to solve its problems.
Those backing Heathrow's proposed new runway want to depoliticise the issue entirely. But hard choices are inevitable.
Results from a study of business students show how committed they are when it comes to working for socially responsible companies.
The trend of mixing social and commercial goals has been a long time coming.
If a company is led by an overconfident CEO, the firm is less likely to invest in corporate social responsibility measures like workforce diversity.
Research into banks' charitable activities shows a strong interest in disclosing donations made the the ruling family's causes.
Research shows SMEs' engagement in corporate social responsibility depends on the strategic orientation of owners/managers toward CSR.
Companies, which in the past tended to stay neutral on divisive social and political issues, are increasingly taking a stand. What's behind the change?
A recent study of firms listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange suggests that companies with gender-diverse boards are more responsible corporate citizens.
Research shows that South African companies are neglecting the more challenging aspects of sustainability reporting.
There are gains to be made from going green.
Contributing to the public good should be a top priority for public and land grant universities. Here, some ideas on how to match what institutions value with academics' own drive for service.
Major food retailers say they are aiming for zero food waste - but are transferring the costs onto not-for-profit groups and suppliers.
Companies can help both society and the bottom line by spending the price of a 30-second Super Bowl spot on something that benefits society.
Businesses are crucial to action on climate change but corporate social responsibility doesn't take us far enough or fast enough. Here's why.
With costs set to run into the billions, the Samarco mine disaster will hang over BHP for some time to come.
Do companies really mean it when they talk about being socially responsible? Judging by their mission statements and homepages, it seems increasingly that resources firms do, but many retailers don't.
How to make companies take seriously their responsibilities to the rest of us.
It used to be outside actors like NGOs and governments that forced companies to be environmentally friendly. But some are building their brand on their CSR.
For business ethics to be effective they must be pushed onto corporations against their will. Business ethics is democratic, not corporate.