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Maersk Line and the Future of Container Shipping

Authors: Casadesus-Masanell, Ramon; Nellemann, Frederik; Reinhardt, Forest L.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2012

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Maersk Line was hoping that customers would increasingly make sustainability a purchasing criterion, thus differentiating Maersk Line from competing carriers. Could sustainability really provide Maersk Line with a competitive advantage in an industry that was considered to be commoditized?

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MSPL Limited: CSR and Sustainability in Mining

Authors: Gupta, Amit; Joseph, Amita
Product Type: Cases
Source: Indian Institute of Management Bangalore; Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2012

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MSPL’s main source of revenue, the Vyasankere Iron Ore Mine (VIOM), was one of the largest iron ore mines in the private sector in India. The case deals with the choices and decisions regarding the numerous initiatives undertaken by the organization in sustainability and CSR. Were there other initiatives that MSPL should have undertaken? Was it even necessary for the company to carry out CSR activities in the local communities?

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Managing Stakeholders with Corporate Social Responsibility, Course Overview

Authors: Marquis, Christopher; Villa, Laura Velez
Product Type: Notes
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2012

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The note articulates the ways in which strong stakeholder-company relationships developed through corporate social responsibility initiatives and other types of social strategies deliver bottom line benefits.

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The Business Case For Happiness

Authors: Aaker, Jennifer L.; Leslie, Sara Gaviser; Schifrin, Debra
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2012

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Many leaders don’t know how much importance to place on happiness, if the concept is even on their radar screen. However, research shows--time and time again--that there are bottom line benefits that happiness provides...

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Transformational Gaming: Zynga's Social Strategy (A, B, C)

Author: Hartman, Laura Pincus
Product Type: Cases
Source: Darden Business Publishing
Publication Year: 2012

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In January 2009, Mark Pincus, founder and CEO of the immensely popular and successful Zynga Game Network met with his sister Laura Hartman, DePaul University business ethics professor, to discuss building a new brand of corporate social strategy. Pincus wanted to find a way that Zynga could have a greater social impact on the world. He and Hartman talked about creating a new social strategy that would naturally flow out of Zynga’s success in developing highly profitable interactive social games. The two of them wondered whether it was possible for one company to develop a strategy that would both be profitable and engender social change.

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Intel: Exploring Market Opportunities in Water

Authors: Eccles, Robert G.; Edmondson, Amy C.; Serafeim, George; Farrell, Sarah E.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2012

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Intel is looking to move beyond microprocessor manufacturing. Lorie Wigle, Intel’s General Manager of Eco Technology and President of the Climate Savers Computing Initiative, wondered if water management presented the perfect opportunity for Intel to both innovate on an environmental challenge and expand its IT presence.

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Tough Decisions at Marks and Spencer

Authors: Eccles, Robert G.; Serafeim, George; Armbrester, Kyle
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2012

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In 2007, under the leadership of CEO Stuart Rose, the iconic British retailer Marks and Spencer, with great fanfare, announced its "Plan A" initiative. Based on the five essential pillars of climate change, waste, sustainable materials, fair partnership, and health, the plan sought to transform the company's practices. Key aspects of Plan A included more sustainable sourcing and influencing the business practices of the company's supply chain; communication to employees, customers and investors; and employee engagement. The case concludes with the tradeoffs involved in the decision of whether or not to install refrigerator doors in the grocery section of its stores. While the energy savings and reduced carbon emissions are relatively clear and easy to measure, the impact on customers and revenues is harder to assess...

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Finance and the Good Society

Author: Shiller, Robert J.
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Princeton University Press
Publication Year: 2012

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Challenging the public and its leaders to rethink finance and its role in society, Shiller argues that finance should be defined not merely as the manipulation of money or the management of risk but as the stewardship of society's assets. He explains how people in financial careers--from CEO, investment manager, and banker to insurer, lawyer, and regulator--can and do manage, protect, and increase these assets.

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Mining and Corporate Social Responsibility (A, B, C)

BHP Billiton and the Tintaya Dialogue; A Note on Mining in Peru; Newmont Mining Corporation

Authors: Puffer, Sheila M.; Wesley, David T.A.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Northeastern University
Publication Year: 2012

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The case takes place in Peru in the aftermath of the worst mercury spill in history. BHP Billiton, affected by the increased hostility toward mining companies, enters into an agreement with Oxfam to conduct training on sustainability and the impacts of large-scale infrastructure projects on communities...

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Using Business Tools To Combat The World's Big Problems

Author: Miller, Kara
Product Type: Multimedia
Source: WGBH, Innovation Hub
Publication Year: 2012

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We talk to experts about the rising tide of social entrepreneurship. Does it have the power to address some of the fundamental problems in society — hunger, health, poverty? And we check in with local companies who are trying to change their communities and the world...

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