A recently published study on the effects of corporate responsibility (CR) and corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs stands out among similar studies in its explicit goal of quantifying its findings. Titled “Project ROI”- short for “return on investment”- the study performed a meta-analysis of data collected from over 300 peer-reviewed studies to produce numerical values for the financial impact of CR and CSR programs. Overall, the study found that CR and CSR programs have the potential to have a significant positive impact on sales, marketing, and customer engagement.
Fri, 07/17/2015 - 12:00
Fri, 07/10/2015 - 13:39
CCR CSR is hosting a a half-day seminar on child labor, juvenile worker and student workers in Guangzhou on September 15, 2015. Factory owners and HR/Admin/COC senior management are welcome to attend.
Wed, 07/08/2015 - 15:53
Despite the lure of high wages and increased job opportunities in large cities, many migrant workers are opting to return to their hometowns and apply for loans to start their own businesses. As highlighted in a recent China Daily article, these workers are responding to economic incentives from the central government, and are motivated by the unique challenges they face as migrant workers.
Thu, 07/02/2015 - 11:04
The eleventh edition of UNICEF’s “Progress for Children” report on the child-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), shows that while the MDGs helped drive tremendous advances in the lives of the world’s children, development efforts in the past 15 years failed to reach millions of the most disadvantaged.
Fri, 06/19/2015 - 15:38
Although not a new phenomenon in China, the issue of left-behind children has been thrust into the spotlight once again after four left-behind children aged between five and 13 died after swallowing pesticide in Guizhou Province. The horrific news caused shockwaves across the country, but it also triggered a much-needed debate on the topic of left-behind children’s psychological well-being.