Graduates find NGOs wantingNovember 2009
The 2009 graduates of a new CSR course at Geneva University have celebrated with a role reversal – holding a seminar for lecturers at their degree ceremony.
Four of the 22 students, who received their diplomas after a six-month course, delivered results of their research into whether NGOs are as responsible as the firms against which they campaign. They concluded that two NGOs studied – Human Rights Watch and Global Witness – ‘fell remarkably short in applying socially responsible principles’.
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