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Mar

2

March 2, 2010

Information And Communications Technology: Comparing Like With Like:  Privacy, Security, and Content Issues

Comparing Like With Like:  Privacy, Security, and Content Issues

The information and communications technology sector has advanced its reporting and transparency around key human rights issues related to privacy, security, and freedom of expression, but there's room for improvements around quality and comparability of content.

#Information and Communications Technology #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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Feb

23

February 23, 2010

Information And Communications Technology: Should You Stay or Should You Go? What’s the ‘Right’ Decision on Entering or Leaving a Market?

Should You Stay or Should You Go? What’s the ‘Right’ Decision on Entering or Leaving a Market?

Google's recent announcement to reconsider its presence in China has highlighted a difficult question: When it comes to human rights issues, is it more responsible for companies to leave the market in protest or stay in support of progress?

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Sep

22

September 22, 2009

Information And Communications Technology: High-Tech Solutions for Low-Tech Problems

High-Tech Solutions for Low-Tech Problems

The "base of the pyramid"—the nearly 4 billion people in the world who survive on less than US$3,000 annually—represent both a sustainability challenge and an opportunity for companies that address their needs. The ICT sector is uniquely positioned to help solve these challenges, while taking advantage of new market opportunities.

#Financial Services #Information and Communications Technology

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Sep

1

September 1, 2009

Information And Communications Technology: ICT as a Sustainability Solution: Moving from Theory to Practice

ICT as a Sustainability Solution: Moving from Theory to Practice

The information and communications technology (ICT) industry has a significant role to play in addressing our two current challenges: recovering from the economic crisis, and re-orientating growth to deliver environmental sustainability and tackle social problems. But to achieve its maximum potential, the industry needs to think big and increase the depth and scope of its engagement with large enterprises and government customers.

#Information and Communications Technology #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Aug

25

August 25, 2009

Information And Communications Technology: Case in Point: How Intel Engages Employees in Sustainability

Case in Point: How Intel Engages Employees in Sustainability

Engaging employees in your company's corporate responsibility initiatives can improve recruitment and retention, increase their passion for their work (not to mention their productivity), and help your business meet its corporate responsibility goals. In this case study, we reveal what Intel did to increase employee engagement and boost its sustainability impact.

#Ethics and Governance #Information and Communications Technology #Sustainability Management

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