Category: Corporate Social Responsibility

In this blog, we discuss cognitive computing and other technologies with a focus on supply chain management and innovation. Other topics of discussion include digital enterprise transformation, marketing, the Internet of Things, and smart cities. Our goal is to advance the public discussion about how cognitive computing and other advanced technologies affect the world in which we live.

Bradd C. Hayes is the active editor of this blog.


Networks and Social Responsibility

Yesterday’s post [The Latest Views on Corporate Social Responsibility and Philanthropy] discussed some of the changes that are occurring in the area of social responsibility. The post focused on a special Wall

Read More »

Profits and Idealism

I have written a number of posts about social entrepreneurism (see, for example, The Rise of the Social Entrepreneur, Venture Capitalist Philanthropy, and Global Social Entrepreneurs). Many of the people who have

Read More »

Have I Done Any Good

One of the recurring themes of this blog has been philanthropy. That might seem odd for a corporate blog, but I’m a big believer that the world will be a better place

Read More »

Global Social Entrepreneurs

This is the fifth and final post on The Economist‘s special report on entrepreneurship (the first four posts were entitled Entrepreneurs as Heroes, The Rise of Entrepreneurialism, More on Global Entrepreneurialism and

Read More »

Child Labor in the Developing World

Unicef reports that an estimated 158 million children aged 5-14 are engaged in child labor. That represents one in every six children in the world. Everyone agrees that the best place for

Read More »

IBM and Global Voluntary Service

A New York Times article a couple of months ago detailed an innovative IBM program that sends some of its most promising employees overseas to provide pro bono services in developing countries

Read More »

Corporate Social Responsibility

Capitalism has been never been known for altruism. Marx wrote his Manifesto because he believed that capitalism was based on exploitation (especially exploitation of workers). Unscrupulous capitalists have searched for every possible

Read More »

Profit-backed Social Philosophy

The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, draws an interesting and diverse crowd. Yesterday I wrote about the young, social entrepreneurs found there by New York Times‘ columnist Nicholas Kristof [The Rise

Read More »