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» Radio Show: Corporate Social Responsibility

Our two guests from the Corporate Social Responsibility department at Cargill discuss global giving goals as well as the Day of International Giving.


Creating Shared Value, a Measured Approach to Business

As illustrated by the Coca-Cola Coletivo initiative (highlighted in our September 30 newsletter), innovating on a platform of ‘good’ to create tangible social impact and profitable financial returns in a competitive context is being adopted by companies with the purpose of gaining a first-mover advantage. Coca Cola’s selection of youth unemployment among recent high school graduates is an ‘outside-the-box’ social issue to identify that requires an innovative approach to structure a business initiative on.

While creating strategy on youth unemployment is highly complex and differentiates a company from the competition, how does a company innovate on a social issue that is directly linked to a company’s business model and already generates a great deal of publicity?


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Exemplary Education for the Underprivileged in India

Today, 33% of people in India live in urban areas compared to only 17% of people in 1960. Rapid urbanization in India results in increasing urban poverty and creates unique challenges across all of society. This is often most felt in terms of providing quality education, and UNESCO estimates a youth illiteracy rate of 14%… CONTINUE READING >>

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