David Goldschmidt on Thu, 20 Dec 2001 12:53:07 +0100 (CET)

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<nettime> Fw: World Bank Institute

interesting.  they show you the cumulative results at the end of the survey.

david goldschmidt

Sent: Monday, December 17, 2001 6:33 PM
Subject: Fw: World Bank Institute

> Hello,
> >
> > We are writing to ask you to participate in a short survey on Corporate
> > Social Responsibility (CSR), conducted by the World Bank Institute. Your
> > opinion will greatly help to enhance mutual understanding on the
> > controversial issue of CSR. In fact, this survey is the first step of a
> > program that will allow a committee of young people to present their
> > view on CSR to leading international decision-makers. To go directly to
> > the survey, click here: http://www.wbigf.org/manila/survey2.php3
> >
> >
> > The World Bank Institute (WBI) is the educational arm of the World Bank.
> > One of the WBI's goals is to help countries that are in a stage of
> > transition to develop a sustainable vision for their future. One element
> > of a country's vision is the role of corporate governance. While a lot
> > of work has been done by various international organizations on
> > corporate governance, including OECD standards, the WBI considers a
> > heightened mutual understanding of CSR a critical element in the efforts
> > to strengthen the role of the private sector in more sustainable and
> > equitable development.
> >
> > To create this mutual understanding, the WBI has started a number of
> > initiatives, such as an eight-week e-conference on Global Business
> > Ethics Standards, which ended just a few weeks ago. While the conference
> > was a success, the WBI feels that more attention should be paid to what
> > young people have to say. Consequently, a program was brought into life
> > that will allow young people to present their view on CSR to leading
> > international decision-makers. This survey is the first step of the
> > initiative. The purpose of the survey is to identify specific topics
> > about CSR that are perceived important by young people. Once key issues
> > become clear through the results of this survey, the WBI will facilitate
> > e-conferences on the respective topics. Representatives of the
> > conference participants will then present the results of the conference
> > to international decision-makers.
> >
> > We would like to get as many and as diverse participants for our survey
> > as possible. Please feel free to forward this message to anyone who
> > might be interested.
> >
> > If you have any questions about the program or would like to get
> > involved in the organization thereof, please contact us at
> > impact@stern.nyu.edu
> >
> > Thank you for your participation,
> > Net Impact - Students for Responsible Business
> > New York University School of Business

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