Corporate Social Responsibility has long been welcomed as a necessary element in an organization’s portfolio of business activities. But according to Dr. Carol Liao, unsustainable corporate practices and the prevalence of profit-maximizing behaviour continue to off-set any tangible gains.
The B Corp movement is quickly changing the world of economics and challenging companies to meet rigorous social sustainability and environmental performance standards. But why are companies so eager to be christened with B Corp certification, and how does it benefit consumers?
The Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics at UBC Sauder is hosting a research talk on Friday, February 16, 2018. Dr. Shunsuke Yagi, who is a visiting academic with the Centre, will present his work "Corporate Sustainability Strategy and Tension Management in an Era of Integrated Reporting and Integrated Thinking".
Christie Stephenson, Executive Director of the Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics at UBC Sauder, will present a workshop “Responsible Investing: Value and Values in Your Portfolio” on Thursday, February 1, 2018.
The Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics and the Business Career Centre at UBC Sauder are pleased to co-host a panel event “Careers with B Corps” on February 6th, 2018. Hear from leaders of companies ranging from Hootsuite to Bullfrog Power about what it means to work for a company committed to rigorous social and environmental standards.
The Sauder community shares their thoughts on the importance of ethics in business.