Here are few handy websites to help you navigate the world of Corporate Social Responsibility in Asia…
CSR Asia: This sleek looking website will keep you up-to-date on the latest CRS happenings across Asia. They offer a weekly newsletter, quarterly magazine, and customized consulting and training services. In addition, it’s an excellent resource to find out about the latest conferences and events in the region.
Crossroads: Updated regularly by the well-known Rich Brubaker of Hands On Shanghai, the site gives a great overview of important CSR developments in China through written commentaries and interesting video interviews. They also host community-based monthly events. Rich has a new site related to creating a cleaner China here, too.
Responsible China: A sustainability blog that publishes original articles and podcasts related to social entrepreneurships and CSR. It’s casual tone makes for easy and fun reading when you tire of slogging through the copious news releases. Additionally, it has a sporadically updated CSR job website.
CSR China: This site tracks daily developments in the CSR arena. Although a bit messy looking, it’s packed with info culled from various news sites, press releases, and other sources. They have also recently kicked-off the Ethical Profit Case Business Unit which features successful green case studies.
CSR Mapping: One of our favorite sites! This one provides an online directory of CSR organizations and practitioners in Asia. You can even search by type of company or specialization for professionals. It’s a great place for CSR novices to begin their research and get acquainted with the movers and shakers in the industry. It’s created in part by SynTao, a CSR news aggregator and consulting company.
Green Scene September Calendar:
Marinedream’s Beach Cleanup Project needs volunteers!
This Saturday, September 13, 12:30pm-6pm, Shanghai
Contact aileen(at)aqualife.org.cn. for details. 13 seats left on the bus so hurry and sign up.
GIGAv05_frog design (Founder and Lead Designer, Hartmut Esslinger)
September 19th, 7:00pm-8:30pm, Shanghai
Green Building & Energy Efficiency Conference 2008
September 18-19, Shanghai
(Secret tip: Register through GIGA and get a 20% discount.)
14th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference
September 21-23, New Delhi, India
IFAT China 2008
3rd International Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Refuse, Recycling and Natural Energy Source
September 23 – 25, Shanghai
Photo by TSalon.