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Friday, September 4, 2009

Strategic CSR - Countdown to Copenhagen

Here is a website to focus the mind:


The stakes are being raised for the Copenhagen meeting. Almost every reference I see to it in the press is associated with a superlative emphasizing the importance of reaching a meaningful agreement if we are to hope to avoid the various tipping points that scientists predict will occur in the near future.

As Bill Baue of CSRwire puts it (http://www.csrwire.com/press/press_release/27071):

“When that clock reaches zero, world leaders will negotiate a successor to the Kyoto Protocol – hopefully before the climate’s “clock” reaches zero and the world spirals into climate catastrophe.”

For anyone doing research on Kyoto and subsequent progress towards a global treaty to combat climate change, this UN website provides a treasure trove of information:


Have a good weekend.
David

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Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility
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