Taking Responsibility

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) says local business need to practice Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as a common work place tool. The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) says local business need to practice Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as a common work place tool. The Chamber says it will take up the topic at its fifth Annual Business Convention in October.

It goes hand in hand with sustainable development and not compromising the lives of the future generations.

According to the Chamber, “When you make your business grow ‘sustainably’, your triple bottom line can be measured by environmental, social and economic performance.”

Indian conglomerate TATA’s Leisure Sector Chief Executive Jamshed Daboo will open the convention and offer insights into his experiences in working with CSR in his company.

Seven technical sessions will discuss a company’s impact on society and the need to deal responsibly with various stakeholders.

Topics to be covered include the impact of products and services on customers, governance and accountability, public sector views and the media’s role.

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