Ahmad Thomas: A Glimpse Into a Shifting World - Examining the Purpose of Corporate Social Responsibility in a Turbulent Environment (CSR) has become an increasingly important part of business practices. Companies are ostensibly thinking more...
Ahmad Thomas: A Glimpse Into a Shifting World - Examining the Purpose of Corporate Social Responsibility in a Turbulent Environment
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has become an increasingly important part of business practices. Companies are ostensibly thinking more proactively and creatively about how they can contribute to the world around them and make a positive impact on society.
But what does this mean for tech policy in a tumultuous world?
In this episode of Tech Policy Leaders, you’ll learn from Ahmad Thomas, CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group.
After listening to this episode, you’ll understand more about:
1. The current state of corporate social responsibility
2. Ahmad Thomas’ definition of CSR
3. Why corporations should care about CSR
4. How to implement CSR in your business
5. The benefits of CSR
6. Challenges faced by businesses when implementing CSR
Silicon Valley Leadership Group
Ahmad Thomas is the CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, the region’s most dynamic business association. As a change agent and next-generation business leader, Thomas partners with the organization’s 350+ member companies to promote entrepreneurial solutions to strengthen Silicon Valley business competitiveness, bolster its innovation ecosystem, and create shared economic value throughout the greater Bay Area.
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