Corporate social responsibility (CSR): case studies
A non-profit hydroponics operation that produces vegetables and herbs using equipment seized in drugs raids, and which provides unemployed people with the skills they need to find full-time employment in the horticulture and greenhouse industries. Profits are channelled into crime prevention and youth employment projects.
A non-profit organization generating much-needed income for families in developing countries by providing marketing and product development assistance for craft products.
A UK-based retail group which at the end of 2001 announced plans to track the social and environmental performance of its 16 operating companies