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Communicating Corporate Social Responsibility to a Cynical Public

Read the full story in MIT Sloan Management Review.

Corporate social responsibility has gone mainstream. But unless corporations communicate their CSR achievements wisely, they risk being accused of greenwashing.

 
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Posted by on February 28, 2013 in Green business, Greenwashing

 

Shaping a green procurement strategy: Q&A with Yalmaz Siddiqui

Read the full story in GreenBiz.

At least 45 countries have embraced national policies requiring public agencies to buy greener products and services. Businesses are using similar commitments to drive more efficient and environmentally sensitive supply chains.

While the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED system has become a commonly used guidepost for green building, there is no equivalent today for sustainable procurement. The Sustainable Purchasing Council aims to make the process simpler, with input from the nonprofit community and big companies like Office Depot that are creating strategies of their own.

Yalmaz Siddiqui, co-chair of the SPC steering committee and senior director of environmental strategy for Office Depot, offers advice for how to “buy better.”

 
 
 
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