Tag Archives: CSR

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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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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This Week on FastExposure

This week on FastExposure all of us are going to continue digging even deeper into our topics.

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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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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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Should Corporate Social Responsibility be voluntary or mandatory?

Reading Nicpic’s blog post about “Exxon Mobil and the value of CSR “ and Nourann’s post “CSR or just a façade?“ really got me thinking about this broad topic that seems to be on everyone’s lips. Not just because of its positive … Continue reading

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