"Perhaps I am concentrating too much on our use of CSR, but it makes me uncomfortable, especially when we talk about conflict zones. The very cSR strategies used by corporations can undermine governance in the developing world, because they inhibit…"
"I agree Starbucks is an example of a company that is really trying but could you please be more specific as to how Starbucks program affects environmental destruction and the other factors........ Starbucks' program is well thought out and…"
"I wonder if we can come up with some actual case study examples where a firm was able to help mitigate conflict--perhaps someone can suggest one-- or at least an example where a particular firm put forward a strategy that reduced conflict in a…"
"Cyndy: One thing I think we need to discuss is how business lobbies in industrialized and developing countries. I may be jumping the gun; but in the aftermath of WWI, WW II as well as the r the 2nd Iraq invasion, various groups alleged that business…"
I write on human rights and trade and the EITI's role in empowering civil society as a counterweight to corruption. I am also working with GWU's Institute for corporate Responsibility on a curricula for business in conflict zones.
Other Topics on my radar:
Governance and investment