Fernando Bayón, Director General de EOI >>

BUSCO NOVIO PARA MI NOVIA I/II

Amor y relevo.

Con demasiada frecuencia mimetizamos y transferimos sentimientos y creencias hacia personas, situaciones o actividades. Decimos “nuestra empresa” para referirnos a la empresa en la que trabajamos (que normalmente no es nuestra) o “nuestro puesto de trabajo” (que tampoco es nuestro) o “nuestros clientes” u otras cosas que paradójicamente hacemos cercanas y propias.

Es verdad que en la empresa y en el puesto de trabajo pasamos más horas que con ninguna otra persona o realizando otras actividades y [Leer más →]


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CDMs – Friends or Foes of the EU ETS?

The EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) was designed as a climate change mitigation scheme, which would distribute the burden of greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions amongst the participating EU member states. The idea behind employing a cap-and-trade system was to … Sigue leyendo


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Barriers for SMEs to approach sustainability: myth or reality?

It is becoming less rare to find Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) that integrate social and environmental concerns to their business strategy. They try to achieve their economic goals while creating shared value for society (employees, community, suppliers are included) and preserving the environment. When talking about businesses that follow the sustainability path, including in [...]


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Corporate Responsibility starts at the heart

When talking about of Corporate Responsibility what always comes first to mind is a big company doing some kind of philanthropic activity trying to offset its negative impacts. But in a country like Spain, where 99.88 % of the companies are SMEs, thinking that only big companies are required to be responsible leaves most of [...]


Juan Carlos Gómez Martín >>

Corporate Responsibility starts at the heart

Waves

When talking about of Corporate Responsibility what always comes first to mind is a big company doing some kind of philanthropic activity trying to offset its negative impacts. But in a country like Spain, where 99.88 % of the companies are SMEs, thinking that only big companies are required to be responsible leaves most of the economic activity (and pollution) out of the picture. However, that’s not the way corporate responsibility [Leer más →]


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CSR IN SMEs: Values Becoming Valuable Once Shared

  In an ever-changing world, re-thinking traditional concepts and frameworks is becoming a must, especially for the world of business where profit has always been the ultimate goal to attain. The economic aspect, although crucial, has lost its monopole making room for other pillars that a business should take into consideration in order to survive [...]


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CSR in SMEs – Intrinsically Driven?

In my other blog concerning social enterprise, I mention my belief that businesses are developed by their founders to initially fill a void and serve the people in one way or another. In the case of Apple, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniac wanted to bring the power of computers to the everyday person. In the [...]


Jacob Jon Pallone >>

CSR in SMEs – Intrinsically Driven?

In my other blog concerning social enterprise, I mention my belief that businesses are developed by their founders to initially fill a void and serve the people in one way or another. In the case of Apple, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniac wanted to bring the power of computers to the everyday person. In the case of Unilever, William Lever sold soap to save lives. In the case of Warby Parker, the four founders sought to [Leer más →]


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Loving a Job = Success

Looking for a job? Nowadays, most of us aim at working in a popular multinational corporations which is well known by our family members, friends, and colleagues… But is that our best choice or should we consider other options? Small … Sigue leyendo


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Energy Efficiency Directive: A success or a failure?

The EU ETS is the main European scheme in charge of the limitation of carbon emissions for over 11,000 installations accounting for almost half of the EU emissions, which has been seen, recently, poor in its actions as a result of the interaction of this policy tool with the complementary policies such as the ones [...]


Maria Gutierrez Méndez >>

Energy Efficiency Directive: A success or a failure?

The EU ETS is the main European scheme in charge of the limitation of carbon emissions for over 11,000 installations accounting for almost half of the EU emissions, which has been seen, recently, poor in its actions as a result of the interaction of this policy tool with the complementary policies such as the ones addressing renewable energy deployment or energy efficiency. This is why when thinking about energy efficiency policies should we ask ourselves:  Are we on [Leer más →]


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CSR in SMEs

Initiatives in favour of the workforce as a win-win option SMEs, Small and Medium Enterprises. Despite their name, they play a very influential role in the economy and have a relevant impact as they represent the more widespread form of enterprise in the European Union. According to the latest EU annual report on SMEs, in [...]


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SMEs and Job Creation in Oman

Oman has seen astonishing growth since the Renaissance in 1970. In terms of economic growth, Oman’s GDP has grown to over $80 billion annually thanks in large part to oil and gas revenues (approximately 70% of GDP). While the steady flow of income has given the government the means to invest in public services and [...]


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The Small Ingredient of The Future

The multinational companies: a vast majority of us would certainly think that working on a company of this kind could satisfy all our working needs, but haven’t you ever thought about other alternatives? What about SMEs? The traditional business, the massive machine that tries to inundate the whole market and have the ability to produce [...]