James Farrar

<p>James has more than 15 years of experience working on corporate sustainability issues from both the corporate and NGO campaigning perspective. He has worked directly within the banking (Farm Credit System), aviation (British Airways) and IT (SAP) sectors in the USA and Europe. His campaigning experience includes work at Amnesty International's business engagement programme and at Global Witness, a leading NGO campaigning on the issue of resource revenue transparency especially relating to so called 'conflict resources'.</p> James's day job is at SAP working within the Sustainability team. You can view James' extended profile on <a href="http://de.linkedin.com/pub/james-farrar/2/a47/743">Linkedin</a> and you can follow him on <a href="http://twitter.com/jamesfarrar">Twitter</a>.

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IBM: trailing the Smarter Planet?

IBM: trailing the Smarter Planet?

IBM just published its 2011 corporate citizenship report which outlines a very impressive record of social investment and environmental stewardship. While the environmental program is yielding bottom line contribution, understanding the strategic contribution of its massive giving programme is less intuitive. On the corporate side, IBM has failed to report employee satisfaction figures for the first time in 10 years.

published July 13, 2012 by

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Steve Jobs: the anti-Davos, Davos man

Steve Jobs: the anti-Davos, Davos man

Steve Jobs didn't spend a lot of time trading personal influence with the canape crowd. He didn't scrub up well to role play CEO as statesman. But then he didn't need to all that much. He let his products do the talking instead.

published October 6, 2011 by

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Unwatchable: dial R for rape. How much does your handset really cost?

Unwatchable: dial R for rape. How much does your handset really cost?

Unwatchable is a graphic new film highlighting sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo as a tactic in the control of minerals used for electronics manufacturing. It's part of a campaign asking UK consumers to demand manufacturers control their supply chains and that governments introduce legislation to control the trade.

published September 28, 2011 by

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