Category Archives: Special Issues

US House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot – National Small Business Week (2016)

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The nation’s small businesses play a vital role in the American economy and House Republicans are working to protect them through an agenda that focuses both on jobs and economic growth, House Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot, R-Ohio said Saturday in recognition of National Small Business Week. “If we want a confident America, we need confident Americans,” said Chabot in

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Electronic Frontier Foundation – A Technical Perspective on the Apple iPhone Case

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Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) presents a deep dive on the FBI’s fight with Apple over its customers’ privacy. Apple is being asked to assist the FBI’s ongoing investigation of last December’s San Bernardino mass shooting by providing software to unlock a phone used by (deceased) suspect Syed Rizwan Farook (though owned by his employer, the San Bernardino County Department of

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NVCA Report – How Immigrant Entrepreneurs Contribute To U.S. Economy

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Report Commissioned by the National Venture Capital Association Shows Impact of Immigrants on American Jobs, Markets, and Innovation, Confirming Broad Support for High-Skilled Immigration Reform American Made 2.0: How Immigrant Entrepreneurs Continue to Contribute to the U.S. Economy finds that immigrants are having an even greater impact on U.S. competitiveness today, despite high-skilled immigration policies that many believe harm job

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What is cause marketing?

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Discussions of Marketing Strategies and Working With Nonprofits Definition: Social cause marketing is the planning and implementation of sound marketing concepts and tools in commercial marketing programs in existing companies that are designed to influence individuals, modify behaviors that improve their well being, and bring about change in society. Learn how you can incorporate social cause marketing into your business plan Social

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IBM Study – Attaining Sustainable Growth through Corporate Social Responsibility

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IBM Institute for Business Value Study on CSR About the Authors: George Pohle, VP and Global Leader, IBM Business Strategy Consulting Practice, Jeff Hittner, Corporate Social Responsibility Leader, IBM Institute for Business Value CEOs have long been accountable to a varied group of stakeholders – employees and communities, as well as investors. The nature of these relationships is now changing in ways that

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Does Your Business Support Social Entrepreneurship? Start Your Corporate Social Responsibility Audit

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Is your company a good global citizen? Does your company “walk-the-talk?” How do you know? Do you want to “unleash” the social entrepreneurs at your work? This audit will help you measure your company’s actual social performance against the social objectives it has set for itself. Many successful companies have become world-renowned for incorporating social causes and social initiatives into

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What is a corporate social responsibility audit?

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Is your company a good global citizen? Does your company “walk-the-talk?” How do you know? Do you want to “unleash” the social entrepreneurs at your work? This audit will help you measure your company’s actual social performance against the social objectives it has set for itself. Many successful companies have become world-renowned for incorporating social causes and social initiatives into

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Attaining Sustainable Growth through Corporate Social Responsibility

IBM Institute for Business Value Study on CSR About the Authors: George Pohle, VP and Global Leader, IBM Business Strategy Consulting Practice, Jeff Hittner, Corporate Social Responsibility Leader, IBM Institute for Business Value This study examines three dynamics: impact, information and relationships. And makes recommendations that will help companies develop an integrated Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy geared to growth opportunities.

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