23 May '11, 3pm

What Does Corporate Responsibility Really Mean?

This is what “responsibility” and “sustainability” truly mean. Sustainable fishing practices ensure that there is a fish population abundant enough to harvest in generations to come that provides profit for today and for tomorrow. Sustainable forestry practices ensure that there are forests to harvest for future generations. Fairtrade practices ensure that farmers in developing countries have the infrastructure and technical support to supply quality raw ingredients for today and for the future. It’s about caring about the quarterly numbers but not at the expense of the next quarter, year, or generation. And it’s profitable. Ask a small widget manufacturer in Chicago who remains active, making money, and surviving against the odds, because it values

Full article: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2011/05/23/what-does-c...

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