05 Feb '12, 6pm

Recognizing CSR as a Core Business Practice

Recognizing CSR as a Core Business Practice

, which has a presence in 100 countries throughout the world, is doing away with its CSR department calling it “redundant”. According to an article last week on Environmental Leader, the goal is to get rid of the department and integrate its practices throughout the company. This is an admirable move in that the company seems to understand the importance of working towards a social and financial benefit, while doing its part to cut down on its environmental impact. In fact, along with competitor, Procter and Gamble, Unilever has spent much of its time developing cheap sanitation products in order to address issues arising from overwhelming urban migration in developing countries. The company launched a “Sustainable Living Plan ” in November 2010 in order to “help more than a billion people to improve their hygiene habits and bring safe drinking water to 500 million people ...

Full article: http://inspiredeconomist.com/2011/12/07/recognizing-csr-a...

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