CSR Training articles

Strategic Sustainability Drives Business Growth for Baraka Shea Butter

Approaching Sustainability Strategically Generates Impact far Beyond Your Company’s Size for Baraka Shea Butter A great example of how a ...

Taking Care In Business: Feature Podcast with Wayne Dunn

“Sustainability and social responsibility are key contributors to business value, not spenders of business value.” Feature podcast interview with CSR ...

Impact Ventures: They are what you need to be

The world has changed.  The path to profitability has shifted and businesses that strategically integrate social value, environmental stewardship and ...

Simple & Pragmatic Wins the Day

Simple, Pragmatic and value-focused is key to Sustainability Measuring, Reporting, and Communication This was written in response to a recent ...

Impact Sustainability

Huh?  What the @$%* is Impact Sustainability? It is what all sustainability should be – impactful. Impacting positively on society, ...

More for All | Less for None:

The Baraka Way More for all, less for none. You can have your cake, and eat it too. The Baraka ...

MAKE 2019 YOUR YEAR OF PURPOSE

Make 2019 Your Year of Purpose Let #Purpose drive #profit, #impact, #results and sustainable competitive advantage.  And make your business and ...

Sustainability: Why some partnerships are doomed from the start

#Sustainability, #CSR #ESG and #SDG engagement are natural areas for private, public, civil society partnerships.  Yet, many partnerships fail to ...

Sustainability Reporting: JUST DO IT

Producing a Sustainability Report isn’t a box you check and move on. Investors, customers, regulators, governments & stakeholders of all ...

CSR 101-Don’t be Dumb! Measure, Manage and Report

#Measure | #Manage | #Report: Management fundamentals that are nearly universally accepted and applied by successful businesses and organizations worldwide. Except ...

CSR Communications 101: You won’t win a fight against the truth

#Truth is King in #CSR communications. When attacked, becoming defensive usually loses. Look deep and hard for their truth.  Be ...

CSR Communications: Be Humble, Don’t Brag

#CSR Communications: It’s not all about you - not if you want to engage and be effective. Your company isn’t ...

CSR Communications: Be Interesting or Be Quiet

#CSR, #Sustainability and #SDG communications are useless unless they are interesting.   So, tell stories and be engaging, or save your ...

Why is more important than How or What

#Why is more important than #How, or #What.  This applies in #CSR.  In #SDG engagement. Literally in pretty much everything, ...

CSR isn’t Lipstick on a Pig!

#CSR is more than corporate concealer or make-up you stick on a business with ugly practices.  But that’s exactly the ...

CSR is not the Repair Centre for Capitalism

#CSR is not the repair centre for Capitalism. CSR is about integrating social value, environmental stewardship and community impact into ...

CSR isn’t a One & Done

Success in today’s networked global environment with rapidly increasing stakeholder expectations and often in the fishbowl of social media requires ...

Value Chains that Create Value: Your Purchase Makes a Difference

I try to ground my approach to consulting, teaching and writing in practical, hands-on reality.  Too much theory makes my ...