@SocialResWatch

Social Res Watch is a new platform where leaders can share innovative ideas on how to encourage and sustain social responsibility while having an eye on bottom-line profits. The next evolution of CSR, Social Res Watch will track and promote those companies who truly connect their business strategy with social responsibility on a global scale. If your company can share best practices to create a positive impact on people – both internally and externally – contact us, we want to hear your story.

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Podcasts

Interview with Seed Spot's Founder,
Courtney Klein

Courtney Klein launched Seedspot in the fall of 2012 in downtown Phoenix. From bamboo bicycles to global film-making, SEED SPOT is a 5,000 square foot incubator focused on supporting local entrepreneurs with big ideas how to make the world a better place. Through SEED SPOT, these social entrepreneurs receive all the resources they need to start-up and sustain successful business ventures.

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PODCAST 11/21/2012
SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Length: 12 mins 22 secs

Tags: Social Entrepreneurship, Social Entrepreneurs, CSR, Social Change

DESCRIPTION:
Seed Spot Founder, Courtney Klein

Authored By: Melissa Lamson

Interview with Roozt's Founder & President, Norma LaRosa

Social entrepreneurs are flooding the marketplace with inspiring new businesses that need assistance with strategic marketing and deployment. Roozt.com is their solution. Roozt brings together trendsetting, socially responsible companies with an opted-in audience of consumers who support their products, and provides full backend systems for companies to make it easy to be operational in 20 minutes.

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Roozt »

PODCAST 7/19/2012
REVOLUTIONIZING CSR

Length: 17 mins 47 secs

Tags: Social responsibility, CSR, Social Entrepreneurship

DESCRIPTION: This podcast is an interview with Roozt's Founder & President, Norma LaRosa.

Authored By: Melissa Lamson

Interview with Freedom Voice Board Member, Julie Bryant

Julie Bryant sits on the board of Freedom Voice. Freedom Voice provides phone systems to 25,000 companies nationwide. In this podcast Julie Bryant describes her charitable-giving-revenue-generation methodology she’s applied at Freedom Voice and describes what companies can do to support social responsibility and simultaneously concentrate on bottom-line profits.

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PODCAST 8/14/2012
CHARITABLE GIVING BOTTOM-LINE

Length: 11 mins 36 secs

Tags: Social responsibility, Charitable giving, Bottom-line

DESCRIPTION:
Freedom Voice Board Member, Julie Bryant

Authored By: Melissa Lamson

Corporate Social Responsibility

The Three Types of People Shifting Global Mindset in 2014

December 20th, 2013

As we start a new year with personal resolutions to do better and work harder, what are we doing to make the world a more open, communicative place? It would serve our businesses, economies and governments better if more people placed value in cultivating the intellectual, social and psychological capital necessary to have a truly... READ MORE

Global Business Trends 2013

January 27th, 2013

Three Global Business Trends 2013 by Melissa Lamson   1) Mexico is the next big growth market   Brazil, Russia, India and China are still strong and in some cases still steadily growing. However China has almost become too expensive to be considered a growth market anymore, with Brazil close behind,  and many companies are... READ MORE

Global Social Responsibility: Definition of the Value

October 14th, 2012

The essence of GLOBAL SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY is paying attention to how we treat other human beings in our homes, neighborhoods, communities, and businesses both locally and globally. Being socially responsible means making sure that what we do doesn’t infringe on the rights and well-being of others, and in fact goes a step further, we intentionally... READ MORE

Lessons on Cross Cultural Project Management in Developing Countries

August 31st, 2012

Lessons on Cross Cultural Project Management in Developing Countries Or, How to be an Effective Program Coordinator for 17 Countries, 3 International Organizations, 60 Field Representatives, and 3,000 Volunteers Across Africa When I accepted a position as the Communications Manager & Field Representative Coordinator for Peace Corps’ Stomping Out Malaria in Africa initiative, I had... READ MORE

Work-Life Balance in a U.S. Company

July 26th, 2012

Diverse Insights: Work-Life B... READ MORE

Think Global: Global Mindset Social Responsibility

February 21st, 2012

Gain a competitive advantage, increase profits, and improve your human footprint by developing a global mindset. Emerging economies are becoming a major channel for new customers and investors, as well as employees. To compete and differentiate themselves in varying and new environments companies and their workforce have to develop a global mindset. Cultural sensitivity and... READ MORE

Global Corporate Citizenship: Wave of the Future

February 9th, 2012

Emerging economies are becoming a major channel for new customers and investors, as well as employees. To compete and differentiate themselves in varying and new environments companies and their workforce have to develop a global mindset. Cultural sensitivity and the capacity to collaborate on global assignments is an important step to evolving as a leader,... READ MORE

Apple’s CSR Dilemma: Lessons Learned

February 9th, 2012

The increasing press on the terrible labor standards at the Chinese Foxconn factories, where tech companies such as Apple, Dell, HP, Nokia and Sony source from, highlights the importance of Corporate Social Responsibility on a global scale. Global social responsibility is particularly important to an image-driven brand like Apple, which has been singled out more... READ MORE