Tag Archive for 'csr'

Apple Inc. Making Progress on Sustainability In China, Though Workers and the Environment Still Deserve Better

Ever since I got a sneak peak at the evidence Chinese environmental groups recently leveled against Apple, I’ve been researching, gasping, and writing about some appalling practices and how to improve them. Not only does the production of personal electronics rank low on social and environmental impacts, but Apple’s practices put it at the bottom of a […]

Fortune China CSR Survey and Cover Story: “The Dawn of Consumer-Driven CSR in China”

This year’s survey and cover story on Chinese managers’ attitudes toward corporate social responsibility focuses on the role of consumers in driving sustainable consumption in China–and, increasingly, the world. Written by myself and AccountAbility’s Kate Ives, and Shi Yi. This issue also has great inside shots of a BYD car factory floor. Read the English […]

Hopes for Obama’s first China trip

I took Obama’s visit as a chance to write about how company action should play a more prominent role in the trust building and competitiveness equation of the Sino-US relationship. My Guardian article, A green call to arms, (link to Chinese version here) centers on climate change. Meanwhile, my ChinaDialogue piece, Obama’s China moment (and […]

My first book, which happens to be in Chinese (English copy available too)

I only wrote parts of this, but, along with the Ministry of Commerce’s WTO Tribune, I edited it. I was responsible for overseeing the translation and editing new content. The original report contains essays from Al Gore, Sir Nicholas Stern, Laura Tyson, and numerous others. From AccountAbility’s website: AccountAbility and Chinese partners WTO Tribune launched […]

Fortune China: China’s Responsibility Standards

Here’s the Chinese version of this month’s Fortune China cover story on Chinese attitudes toward responsible business practices, which I co-authored. I took the photos of the article in the back of the cab in Beijing after a lunch meeting with the editors and uploaded them to my flickr account, so I’m sorry if any […]