Philanthropy, CSR & Social Responsibility of Business

Philanthropy, CSR & Social Responsibility of Business

The discussions about the social responsibility of business tend to focus on the ethical and economic aspects of this issue. We explore, for example, the business case for CSR, looking to find out if CSR makes sense not just morally but also financially. Yet, the problem is that CSR has a relatively vague definition, and as a result many times we call different things by the name CSR.

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ColorZen’s Cleaner Way to Dye

ColorZen’s Cleaner Way to Dye

The textile dyeing industry is among the worst polluters and water wasters. Dye houses in countries such as India and China dump hazardous chemicals into waterways, making them unsafe for drinking, and haven’t been eager to overhaul centuries-old practices. Tony Leonard, 64, a textile chemist from North Carolina, and Michael Harari, the 29-year-old son of a New York City apparel maker, are out to change that.

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