Tag Archives: GRI

Arabia CSR Network Seeks Sustainable Corporate Citizens (Video!)

The new cycle of the annual Arabia CSR Awards was launched today at a press conference at the Amwaj Rotana in Dubai. The event is hugely popular with both small and large corporates and government departments in the Gulf and … Continue reading

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Forbes: The Media is an Accomplice in Public Shootings

Earlier this week a terrible tragedy once again fell upon a suburban community, and this time, someone has taken a strong position against those who have contributed – the media. “Public shootings are a contagion. And the media are consistent … Continue reading

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Part 1 of my presentation at MEPRA’s Sustainability Workshop

This was the first presentation that I delivered as part of MEPRA’s program of introducing Sustainability Reporting to its members. It took place on October 31 at the Etisalat Head Office in Dubai. I have divided it into two segments … Continue reading

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Ramadan Kareem – Let’s Make a Difference!

It’s the Holy Month of Ramadan, and I thought it would be suitable to write about some of the good causes and positive influence that communicators can effect or support. Charity is one of the themes of the Holy Month, … Continue reading

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Proving that you live the standards is the challenge for the coming decade

This is number 7 of a series of observations following a study of  ethical, moral and codified guidance provided by a variety of respected Public Relations Associations from the United States, Europe and the Middle East. If one accepts the … Continue reading

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Doomsday is approaching for industry self-regulation

This is number 5 of an 8 part series of observations following a study of  ethical, moral and codified guidance provided by a variety of respected Public Relations Associations from the United States, Europe and the Middle East. On May … Continue reading

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GRI Media Sector Supplement Information Pack Launched

This is the official information from the Global Reporting Initiative and the last I am going to write about it for a while. You may find the following links useful in understanding and implementing the supplement: –          The Media Sector Supplement (PDF), you … Continue reading

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Klout stock – Buy, Buy, Buy, Buy…. am I clear? BUY!!!!!

OK, I am feeling bit influenced by TV stock pickers and… well you can’t actually buy stock in Klout as it’s not listed anywhere… nor can you invest in any of its VC companies… so pretty much a useless recommendation. … Continue reading

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GRI the answer for policing codes of conduct?

This is number 4 of an 8 part series of observations following a study of  ethical, moral and codified guidance provided by a variety of respected Public Relations Associations from the United States, Europe and the Middle East. “Accountability is … Continue reading

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GRI Media Sector Supplement Reflects a ‘Global’ Moral Code of Conduct

Congratulations to the Global Reporting Initiative and to all involved in developing its newly launched Media Sector Supplement. It cannot have been an easy task to produce such a powerful and important document, and the GRI’s success in publishing this … Continue reading

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