#CSR the biggest and most dynamic corporate function of 21st Century

The school children meditate

Padmini's school childrenIt was on Friday 8th April, 2011 that students of a primary school Satya Surabhi, situated at a village at Continue reading

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Index of Inactivity measuring SAP’s #Sustainability Leadership of UNGC

SAP’s 2010 Sustainability Report – UN Global Compact – The 10 Principles – Ranking by IBCM

  • In the context of SAP’s 2010 Sustainability Report, IBCM has analyzed their report in particular, UN Global Compact – Principle 1 ~ 10
  • Each Principle has several issue areas under different notations such as HR, LA, EC, EN etc. and each one of the issue areas are covered totaling 68. Continue reading

Measuring Corporate Sustainability Leadership

UN Global Compact defines Corporate sustainability as a company’s delivery of long-term value in financial, social, environmental and ethical terms. It is about 10 years since it has brought out the 10 Principles covering four issue areas of the UN Global Compact – Human Rights, Labour, Environment, Anti-Corruption – but it endeavors to go beyond these to encompass additional sustainability priorities such as – “Broader UN Goals and Issues” referring to an array of global issues – based on the most acute or chronic global challenges – including Peace & Security; the Millennium Development Goals; Human Rights; Children’s Rights; Gender Equality; Health; Education; Humanitarian Assistance; Migration; Food Security; Sustainable Ecosystems and Biodiversity; Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation; Water Security and Sanitation; Employment and Decent Working Conditions; and Anti-Corruption.i

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Corporate Social Responsibility CSR 2.0

This is my comment submitted on the Article: CSR 2.0 Competitive Advantage for the Future, by Alberto Andreu Pinillos, Global Director of Reputation, CSR, Brand and Sustainability, Telefnica SA.,

Thanks to Alberto for having sent me his paper titled CSR 2.0 Competitive Advantage for the Future that was originally presented by him at for the annual Reputation institute seminar, 5 May 2010, Institute of Directors, London. He has raised important questions and offered solutions for a competitive advantage for the future with a proposal CSR 2.0.  I am pleased to comment on the same with the extract from his paper followed by my comments in blockquote following. This blog is in its entirety devoted to my theory of Inactivity Based Cost Management [IBCM] that I have authored with a sub-title Measurement of Intangible: Governance, Ethical & Fiscal Responsibility and Accountability, where every one of these terms including Intangible is defined and buttonholed. So my comments indicated as IBCM will have the perspective of Alberto’s paper analyzed.

Jayaraman Rajah Iyer Continue reading

Angel’s Advocate Recommends on Ethical Responsibility

This page will have regular posting of various topics that:

Angel’s Advocate recommends:

Resources of an entire nation is handed over to the management of Corporate or duly elected representatives of the Government who collectively have the Fiscal Responsibility to report back to the owners. It is the Ethical Responsibility of the people therefore to ask for and get the Public Reporting on the management of the resources from the Fiscal Responsibility group, be it Corporate or Government in every field of activity be it Agriculture or Space exploration.

Free enterprise is an expression of freedom, whereas Ethical Responsibility is an expression of liberty, that threshold values emanate to bridge Ethical and Fiscal Responsibility.’ This blog recommends in areas of Ethical Responsibility, from the viewpoint of expression stated herein. `Ask for & get it.’ is not an easy. People have to take the journey  a long and hazardous one. Continue reading

Angel’s Advocate Measuring National Grid of Governance

Angel’s advocate:

In Corporate history we often see the role played by Devil‘s Advocate and seldom we come across the use of Angel’s Advocate. The essence of Economics lies in risk taking without which bartering system would be in use even today. Risk taking is very essential to business where entrepreneurship is an expression of freedom. Freedom when exercised with full force, business enterprise enters into strategic moves with ambition. That’s when Devil’s Advocate plays the part as a sounding board to ensure that the ambitious strategy of the Donigers goes unrestricted. Ambition keeps pace with Freedom. Continue reading

HACCP of Governance

Announcing

The Implementation of Chapter II Preventive Measures of United Nations Convention Against Corruption [UNCAC]

for

Organizations in Corporate & Government

e Learning – Implementation – Assessment

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