Tag: socially responsible outsourcing

December 1, 2016 Claire Ponsaran No comments exist What is an Impact Sourcing Business

Impact sourcing is easy to understand but rarely practiced. Nish Acharya of Forbes describes impact sourcing in terms of its purpose: We are talking about the practice of bringing outsourced jobs – call centers, business process outsourcing and other back-office tasks to rural parts of the world, as a means of job creation and community building. We’ve…

November 8, 2016 Claire Ponsaran No comments exist The Social Responsibility of an Outsourcing Business

The traditional view of business as a profit-generating machinery is no longer in parallel to the current world-view. Friedman’s contention that the sole responsibility of a business was to increase its profits may have been applicable to businesses in the 70’s, but it’s considered an outdated view by many companies today. In more than four decades, the…

June 6, 2016 Mike Dershowitz No comments exist Impact Sourcing: Outsourcing with a Social Impact

Through impact sourcing initiatives, offshore outsourcing not only provides competitive advantages to businesses but also opens up opportunities for more people and the communities they live in, in ways that can significantly change their social and economic lives. Business leaders are beginning to think more about how they can play a more active role in bringing…