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Sorry IPT,  This is Not a CSR Report A Positive Attempt Fell into The Trap of Blue-washing

Sorry IPT, This is Not a CSR Report A Positive Attempt Fell into The Trap of Blue-washing

The oil and gas sector has been among the leading industries that have championed CSR worldwide, partly because of the negative effects of day-to-day operations and the resulting protests by civil-society groups and environmental advocates. Amid increased awareness and demand for sustainable solutions, oil and gas companies are jumping at the opportunity to promote and publicize their social and environmental credentials, going as far as labeling...
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Banque Libano-Française  Taking CSR Commitment to  A New Level

Banque Libano-Française Taking CSR Commitment to A New Level

The recently published Banque Libano-Française (BLF) bi-annual CSR Report, marks a quantum leap in CSR reporting quality and standards compared to previously published reports in 2013 and 2015. Believing that sustainability is a journey shaped by countless small and big experiences, ongoing learning and improvement, Banque Libano-Française took in 2018 its reporting to a new level by preparing its 2016-2017 Report in accordance with the Glob...
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The River of Shame Liban Lait: When Nutrition  Becomes Poisonous

The River of Shame Liban Lait: When Nutrition Becomes Poisonous

Over the last decade we have become increasingly alarmed at the amount of chemical waste and rubbish in water streams globally. The quality of natural water in rivers, lakes and reservoirs and below the ground surface depends on a number of interrelated factors. Unfortunately, factories use water from rivers to power or to cool down machinery, with dirty water containing chemicals returning back to the river in such high concentrations eventually...
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New Guidance for Companies to Report Their Impact on the Sustainable Development Goals

New Guidance for Companies to Report Their Impact on the Sustainable Development Goals

GRI and the UN Global Compact publish a practical guide to embed the Sustainable Development Goals into corporate reporting.
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CSR in Lebanon: An Industry Emerging on Misunderstood Concepts

CSR in Lebanon: An Industry Emerging on Misunderstood Concepts

Is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) understood in Lebanon? Is it possible to identify a Lebanese institution or corporation which has fully adopted and integrated CSR from the employee level to the supply chain? Were changes applied in the workplace, environment, community, and the marketplace which make the four areas of CSR? If so, was it part of a long-term comprehensive strategy? Were efforts to promote CSR occasional and restricted to i...
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