Category Archives: Corporate Social Responsibility

CSR & ethical fashion part III- when luxury brands make a difference

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” We all know this wise saying, but one fashion brand made it its credo. Mail&Guardian online summarized … Continue reading

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The “CSR double life” of Deichmann

In my last posts I wrote about two different kinds of companies: the “CSR light” ones and the deep CSR enterprises. I also mentioned some examples of firms like “Krombacher” as well as “dm” which are representatives of those CSR … Continue reading

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CSR & ethical fashion part II – Gucci’s eco gear vs. luxury goods made in China

In the first part of my “CSR and ethical fashion”- work we took a closer look at luxury brands and their CSR activities and examined whether ethical fashion is exclusively being practiced among high street brands like Zara or Urban … Continue reading

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Women and Management – Prejudice or Truth

While researching my last topic on CSR I discovered an interesting study from Catalyst and Harvard Business School (HBS). The study proposes that there exists a strong interdependence between the degree of Corporate Social Responsibility and the portion of women  … Continue reading

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“Deep CSR companies do exist”

In my last blog post I talked about the phenomenon of CSR light companies and what their traits are. I also mentioned some examples of enterprises which perform in such a way. Unfortunately, I recognized that I offered a quite … Continue reading

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CSR & ethical fashion part I – Vivienne Westwood’s African mission

Last Monday I discussed whether Corporate Social Responsibility should remain voluntary or become mandatory. This time I am focusing on CSR in the fashion industry, particularly among luxury companies. At the beginning of my blogging on Fastexposure I talked extensively … Continue reading

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The Business of Doing Well by Doing Good

In my last post ExxonMobil and the true value of CSR I introduced the opinion of Milton Friedman as well as David Vogel, two well-respected economists, who both sharply criticize Corporate Social Responsibility. Friedman refers to CSR as “hypocritical window-dressing” … Continue reading

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