02 Dec '11, 4am

The Future Faces of CSR Activism

As part of the Quest for CSR 2.0 series The third principle of Transformative CSR, or CSR 2.0, is responsiveness . (We explored creativity and scalability in the last two posts). Some of the most important players in the responsiveness game – especially through cross-sector partnerships – are civil society organizations (CSOs, which I prefer rather than the term NGOs). Reflecting on how this sector is changing in the face of increased calls for responsiveness, I have distinguished 10 ‘Paths to the Future’ for CSR activism. I believe that CSOs acting in the CSR space will increasingly be: Platforms for transparency – Undertaking investigative exposes & hosting disclosure forums; Brokers of volunteerism – Providing project opportunities for employee volunteers; Champions of CSR – Raising awareness and increasing public pressure for CSR; Advisors of business – Offering consul...

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