実践ビジネス英語 2020/8/26 L8(4) A New Era of Corporate Social Responsibility(4)CSR の新時代
Nissen gives some examples of the new forms of corporate social responsibility, including providing livable wages and sponsoring community programs. McMillan and Grace talk about employees’ increasing power in the job market and what employers have to do to retain good talent.
Grace asks Pearson how he thinks the job of a CEO will change in the years ahead.
Grace says, “Recruiters and management experts say keeping workers happy is a crucial factor in retaining talent.”
Pearson says, “Up until about 10 years ago, executives who had a thorough grasp of the balance sheet were in big demand.”
environmental sustainability 環境の維持、環境の持続可能性
Preserving the environment, not depleting its resources or destroying it. You’ll also hear about sustainability in fishing, you know. So there will continue to be fish every season. Sustainable agriculture works to preserve the resources in the soil. deplete 保有物・資源などを〕激減させるdonate to a charity 慈善団体に寄付する
A charity is an organization that helps people in need. Like, this charity helps single parents in financial need. Or, this charity helps elderly people who are living in poverty. We also say, “give to charity” or “go to charity.” And this is broader. You know, we’re not identifying which organization the money will go to. But the money will be contributed to an effort to help others. He gives 10% of his income to charity. Or, the sales from this auction will go to charity.
what’s behind -, 〜の理由、…の原因、…の背後にあるもの
Ueda says, “So what’s behind this big change in corporate philosophy?”
corporate philosophy 企業哲学[理念]
parental leave 産休・育休