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Sharing unprintable files with Save As WWF: skip or join?

Published on December 17, 2010 By Arjan Tupan

In every company, many documents are created. And often, the final versions are saved as pdf files and distributed that way. Inside a company, but also to clients and business partners. With the ever increasing quality of screens and monitors, reading files in a digital format becomes more customary. But still, many documents are printed [...]

Turning around in a crisis: can CSR help?

Published on November 17, 2010 By Arjan Tupan

On November 11, the Norwegian Chamber of Commerce in Latvia (NCCL) organised their annual conference with the title New Turn in Entrepreneurship Development and Management Practices in Latvia. The conference aimed to showcase good management practices, with a focus on corporate social responsibility, and how this can help Latvian companies to use the effects of the [...]

The challenges and benefits of equal opportunities

Published on November 12, 2010 By Arjan Tupan

On November 9, the American Chamber of Commerce in Latvia organised the third CSR Movie Night. This time, The Pursuit of Happyness was the featured movie, and the introductory talk was done by Who walks the Dog director Arjan Tupan. Feel free to leave your comments below.

Are Baltic companies too shy to report on CSR?

Published on October 27, 2010 By Arjan Tupan

Last week saw two publications that showed the benefits of running a business in a sustainable way. In Gimme Some Truth: Green washing versus Sustainability the authors mention as a sideline something very interesting – there is growing quantitative evidence that companies that embrace sustainable business practices actively outperform their passive peers. The other publication, [...]

Can CSR Kill Your Competitiveness?

Published on October 13, 2010 By Arjan Tupan

A country hit hard by the economic crisis is not the most fertile ground for highly idealistic talk about philanthropy and environment friendliness. Especially if many businesses are struggling to survive and see investments as an unaffordable luxury. Or is it? With this in mind, the American Chamber of Commerce in Latvia, in cooperation with [...]

How Doing Social Good Can And Should Improve Your Bottom Line

Published on September 1, 2010 By Arjan Tupan

Last week, with an article in the Wall Street Journal titled ‘The Case Agains Corporate Social Responsibility’, Dr. Aneel Karnani kicked up a storm in the CSR world. In his article he calls CSR irrelevant or ineffective, and even worse: something that delays or discourages more effective measures to enhance social welfare. Interesting statements, and [...]

5 Differentiating CSR Webtools

Published on June 23, 2010 By Arjan Tupan

CSR and social media go hand in hand. But next to Facebook and Twitter, there are many other interesting webtools out there that can help you kick-start or improve your CSR efforts and achieve your CSR goals. Who walks the Dog has selected 5 of these tools. Five tools that enable you and your company [...]