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Why Another Housing Bubble Isn't Happening...Yet

Two years ago, your coworker bought a house in your same neighborhood at a steal price. This year, you decided to jump into the house-hunting game… and discovered that a similar house would cost 20 percent more.<p>Yikes! With property values rising so quickly in many parts of the nation, are we on the …

Microsoft’s Corporate Citizenship

<i>Dan Bross, Microsoft’s Senior Director of Corporate Citizenship, spoke at a Net Impact meeting in Seattle on Thursday, February 17. The following is</i> …

‘Microsoft has best global CSR reputation’

en_GB<p>article<p>Microsoft has been named as the company with the best reputation for corporate social responsibility for the second year in a row, but …

Microsoft Recruits, Hires and Accommodates People with Disabilities – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

When Bill Graham interviewed for a position at Microsoft in November 1995, two things impressed him: he felt his deafness was treated as irrelevant …

Microsoft Taiwan Lends a Hand of Hope – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

It's no secret that nonprofit organizations (NPOs) are often short on funding and adequate technology Taiwan's are no exception. After the island …

American Red Cross Honors Microsoft at Heritage of Service Dinner – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 16, 2007 - The American Red Cross will honor Microsoft Corp. with its prestigious Ernest Percy Bicknell Award at its inaugural …

Microsoft ranked #1 for Corporate Social Responsibility in Reputation Institute’s 2012 CSR RepTrak™ 100 Report

Today, the Reputation Institute, one of the world’s leading reputation management consultant firms, announced Microsoft ranked #1 when it released …

Why CSR? The Benefits Of Corporate Social Responsibility Will Move You To Act

Recently, I connected with dozens of corporate executives of large and small companies in an effort to understand the benefits of corporate social responsibility (CSR) to the corporation.<p>The question, I learned, is harder to answer than you might expect, principally because most corporate …

The Bangladesh factory collapse: why CSR is more important than ever

As the death toll from the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh tops 700 (at the time of writing), it is time to ask whether corporate social responsibility (CSR) has achieved anything at all.<p>Corporations have poured billions of dollars into building CSR teams and conducting social audits …

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Corporate Social Responsibility - tech companies reviewed! - GreenMonk: the blog

According to its Wikipedia definition, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)<p>is a concept whereby organizations consider the interests of society by …

Corporate Social Responsibility’s New Role in the Middle East

Illustration by Lars Leetaru<p>In most developed nations, corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives center on issues such as environmental …

Caffeine Enhances Memory

That morning cup of coffee or lunchtime soda might serve a purpose beyond giving you a jolt of energy. According to a new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins University, caffeine enhances memory.<p>Participants in the study took placebos or 200-milligram caffeine tablets—the same amount of the …

The Companies With the Best CSR Reputations

As a consumer with a plethora of options, how do you choose one brand over another?<p>Do you simply compare the price, quality and reputation of each product? Or do you think about how well the company behind each one treats its employees; how ethical the company is; and whether they engage with local …