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Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate News and Updates
Corporate Responsibility -- What is it? Why does it matter? Companies seem to be taking steps to be "responsible" to society in various ways -- often under the title of "corporate social responsibility" - What is this trend saying? What does all this demonstration of "Corporate Citizenship" mean?
News & Updates
February 12, 2016 New standard aims to raise bar for ethical palm oil, boost demandSource: Reuters
– A new, stricter standard for sustainable palm oil aims to unify business efforts to stop deforestation and respect local people’s rights when developing plantations, while boosting consumer demand for the product.
February 12, 2016 Why REITs Emphasizing Sustainability Can Make You MoneySource: Seeking Alpha
Sustainability practices are here to stay. It is a rising topic in REIT circles, and increasing numbers of REITs are taking concrete steps to coordinate and implement investments based on sustainability principles. While the...
February 11, 2016 5 Sustainability-Minded Valentine's Day IdeasSource: Huff Post
Valentine's Day traditionally means dinner out, roses, and chocolates, but it's 2016, why not think outside the box a little bit? Don't have a date? That's OK too. As true with most holidays, Valentine's Day means spending more...
Research & Insights
February 9, 2016 Luxury Brands Can No Longer Ignore SustainabilitySource: Harvard Business Review
But according to a new report, 2016 Predictions for the Luxury Industry: Sustainability and Innovation, that sustainability gap is closing fast. Two organizations that work closely with high-end product companies, the Luxury...
January 15, 2016 Should big food follow Campbell Soup's GMO labeling lead'
Investment Underground - A December Mellman Group poll commissioned by Consumers Union and a coalition of consumer and environmental groups found that nine in 10 Americans support mandatory labeling of products with genetically...
January 12, 2016 How disruptive progress leads to sustainabilitySource: GreenBiz
In the not-so-distant future, my Amazon package would have arrived courtesy of a drone, but today it was left in the porch by a UPS driver. A rip of the cardboard zip disgorged four books for the rapidly expanding Volans library...
Commentary & Opinion
Source: Clean Techniva
Gro Brundtland is the “grandmother of sustainability.” She is a true legend, and the roots of “sustainability” and “sustainable development” sprouted in the famous report named after her, Our Common Future, also known as the...
February 10, 2016 CSR in the Middle East: Reality and Challenges
linkedin.com - Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is becoming more fully integrated into the company's core business strategy. CSR moved beyond philanthropy. It is identified as activity benefiting its shareholders....
February 8, 2016 How to see through the Sustainability KaleidoscopeSource: Greenbiz
It often strikes me that the sustainability reporting has been bit like a snowball, gathering up all sorts of agendas and wish lists as it thunders down the slope.
USA Sustainability Reporting
January 25, 2016 Enterprise Announces Five-Year Goals in 2015 Sustainability ReportSource: Travel Pulse
During the announcement of Enterprise Holdings Inc.’s fiscal year 2015 sustainability report, the company formally revealed its new five-year goals.
July 29, 2015 Coca-Cola Releases 2014/2015 Sustainability ReportSource: MarketWatch
ATLANTA -- The Coca-Cola Company today released its 12th annual Sustainability Report highlighting progress made in 2014 against the Coca-Cola system’s 2020 sustainability goals.
November 21, 2014 Arizona Chemical Publishes GRI G3.1 Application Level BSource: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
Our strategy builds on the delivery of high quality products that meet the markets’ changing needs and results in exceptional global customer satisfaction. Attainment of these goals and ultimately our Vision 2021 requires a...
Strategic Alliance: CSR Hub / G&A Institute
CSRHub is a corporate social responsibility (CSR) ratings tool that allows managers, researchers, consultants, academics and activists to track the CSR and sustainability performance of major companies. CSRHub aggregates data from more than 230 sources to provide its users with a comprehensive source of CSR information on over 7,300 publicly traded and private companies in 93 countries. CSRHub is a B Corporation and is offering G&A Institute readers a 15% membership discount when they subscribe with discount code “GA15”.
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