Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR) holds annual meetings on Corporate Social Responseibility (CSR). Interviews at the 2010 and 2011 conferences formed the basis for establishing a special collection on Canadian Social Responsibility. It's 2011 theme was Canadian Business as a Global Citizen.
Founded in 1995, Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR) is a business-led non-profit learning organization and consultancy that mobilizes Canadian companies to make powerful business decisions that improve performance and contribute to a better world.
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Transforming Canadian Business
Canadian leaders talk with Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR) about advancing business social and environmental responsibility. Inteviews include the following leaders:
Adine Mees, President and CEO, CBSR, wants to see commitment made at the CEO level in all Canadian businesses and to work within their industries.
The Right Honourable Joe Clark, Former Prime Minister of Canada, talks about how there is no longer a great difference between CEOs in the public and private sectors as acting responsibility is no longer a choice, but a necessity.
Bob Elton, President and CEO, BC Hydro, talks about tranformation being at the personal level, not organizational. When lots of people make a big change in themselves by connecting with what is really important to them, this will transform the organization.
Kathy Bardswick, President and CEO, The Co-operators Group Limited, emphasizes the need for an "authentic desire to change."
Claude Ouimet, SVP and General Manager, InterfaceFLOR sees the need for employees to be inspired with CEO's setting the example and being genuine and honest about doing the right and smart thing.
Bryan Pearson, President and CEO LoyaltyOne sees that the change before us organizations is profound, but the rewards are fairly significant.
EarthSayers Adine Mees; Claude Ouimet
Sustainability and Banking by Mike Pedersen
Energy, Water and Packaging by Nikos Koumettis of Coca-Cola Ltd
Changing Expectations and Canadian Performance by Doug Miller
The "How" of Embedding Sustainability by Stephanie Bertels
Air Miles for Social Change: Andrew Souvaliotis
Inclusive Business by Graham Baxter of IBLF
Sustainability and Collaboration by Adine Mees, President of CBSR
Sustainability Strategy by Barbara Turley-McIntyre, Co-Operators
Sustainable Forestry Initiative by Kathy Abusow
Embedding Social Responsibility Kaz Flinn
Sustainability and The Natural Step by Dr. Karl-Henrik Robert
Building Companies that Matter by Andrew Heintzman
Why Going Green is Good Business by Jim Harris
Strong Values and Culture by Robert Dutton
Claude Ouimet, Senior V.P. and G.M at InterfaceFLO
Sustainability as Business Strategy by Tania M. Carnegie, KPMG
Working Together for Solutions by Avrim Lazar
SR Commitments by Craig Stenhouse of Cenovus Energy
Creating Shared Value Tim Brown of Nestle Canada Inc.