Category Archives: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR),

The Children Are The World

The other night my wife and I were watching television when a familiar humanitarian plea appeared.  There was the face of a little girl, saddened and dirty from hunger and poverty, the underlying lyrical song…”The children are the future”…and a … Continue reading

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Corporate Social Responsibility…Where has it gone?

There have been a lot of comments about last night’s State of the Union address by President Obama. One of the issues that the President has put on his agenda is current Federal Minimum Wage rate that businesses are obligated … Continue reading

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Food Choices

Buy Local, Buy Organic When you choose organically grown local foods, you avoid the pesticides that can cause health issues. Organic produce is also high in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. By choosing wild-caught and free-range fish and grass-fed beef and lamb, … Continue reading

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Corporate Profits over Employee Compensation

What is the future for people who perform unskilled labor at a minimum wage?  Will they be able to earn enough money to live a comfortable life?  Or has corporate profitability destined these individuals to become modern day slaves who … Continue reading

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Green Energy and its Cost

There have been of late, numerous articles and comments made about green energy, wind and solar in particular, and the viability of those energy sources to dominate the now prevalent natural gas and coal power generating plants.  Much of the … Continue reading

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Plastic water bottles are not entirely at fault

Now I did it!  I can just hear the computer keyboards start clicking away beneath the pounding of flying fingers, busily typing thoughts as they pass down the arms from the brain, furious at the very thought of someone giving … Continue reading

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Start Something That Matters

Do you and your business “give back?”  Is it possible to build a profitable business that is also socially responsible?  Just ask Blake Mycoskie, he has built a profitable business that is not only socially responsible, it also gives back … Continue reading

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Are Oil Companies Really Villains’?

It seems that everyone is mounting a battle against the oil companies in an all out effort to shut them down.  I for one don’t think that we need to shut down oil companies but rather focus on how the … Continue reading

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Green NIMBY

NIMBY (an acronym for “Not In My Back Yard”), advocates have been the stumbling block for hundreds of public works projects over the years.  Of course I can fully understand why someone would object to having a Fire Station built … Continue reading

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