11 Apr '11, 9am

The Strong Connection between Social Responsibility and Quality

The Strong Connection between Social Responsibility and Quality

This post comes courtesy of our friends at ASQ in advance of the Pathways to Social Responsibility Conference June 16–17, 2011, in San Francisco, CA. Today’s corporate world is increasingly acknowledging social responsibility and environmental management, along with quality, as important indicators of corporate performance in the eyes of stakeholders. A prominent proponent of this approach is John Elkington, head of Volans, a London- and Singapore-based think tank and consultancy for social innovation. Elkington received the 2010 ASQ Spencer Hutchins Jr. Social Responsibility Medal and will be a keynote speaker at ASQ’s Pathways to Social Responsibility Conference. Advocating triple bottom line (TBL or 3BL) accounting, Elkington promotes expansion of the accounting reporting framework to include ecological and social performance along with financial performance. The TBL co...

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