This podcast is Part 3 in a series of discussions with researchers in International Business and Economics on changes in the global economy driven by political, social and technological trends. Our analysts discuss social and technological innovation, including the impact of a growing digital economy and the integration of technology en masse into everyday life across the world.
By considering that Corporate Social Responsibility may emerge differently in China due to cultural considerations, we are able to gain a better picture of CSR in China.
The market for skin lightening products is growing in India, promising to elevate the social and economic status of women who use them. While marketed as socially responsible products, their effectiveness is questionable.
Ashley McIntyre highlights the issues of forced labour, human trafficking and slavery in global supply chains.
Are B Corps the future? Ashley McIntyre takes a look at the rising trend of B Corps in Canada.
In 2014, India was the first country to enact a national law on Corporate Social Responsibility. Since then, the public and private sector have been partnering to transform India’s socio-economic landscape – or have they? Charlotte Provost discusses the potential ramifications of legitimizing CSR.
Companies from all sectors are having to confront, and adapt to, a range of disruptive forces, including an increasingly interconnected and technologically savvy world, and intense competition for natural resources. Natasha Dobrijevic explores how companies are using Corporate Social Responsibility to confront these changes.