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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?

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July 25, 2014 Turning To Ethics When Trust In Business Is At An All-Time Low (What About Pay?)

Source: Forbes

After years of feeling they might be fighting lone battles, all the ‘good guys’ with an interest in better business, leadership and corporate governance could be forgiven for giving a little cheer. Not only is ‘sustainability’...

July 25, 2014 Will 2015 be the year the world agrees how to live sustainably?

Source: The Conversation

Next year will be critical in environmental diplomacy. World governments will be negotiating important global agreements in two areas that will have a major impact on our well-being in coming decades, including the legal...

July 25, 2014 Halliburton Fracking Spill Mystery: What Chemicals Polluted an Ohio Waterway?

Source: Mother Jones

On the morning of June 28, a fire broke out at a Halliburton fracking site in Monroe County, Ohio. As flames engulfed the area, trucks began exploding and thousands of gallons of toxic chemicals spilled into a tributary of the...

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July 1, 2014 Consumers Are Willing to Pay More for Sustainability

Source: Mashable.com

If you knew purchasing certain products and services helped save the planet, would you pay more for them? According to a recent report from Nielsen, most of the world's consumers would. A global average of 55% of respondents in...

June 30, 2014 More Companies Set Sustainability Standards But Supplier Challenges Remain, Execs Say

Source: Bloomberg

The webinar presented findings of a 2014 study, Gaining Ground: Tracking Corporate Progress on the Road to Sustainability, which Ceres conducted jointly with Sustainalytics Inc. The study looked at the practices of 613 of the...

June 30, 2014 Plastic costs the environment $75 billion each year, report says

Green Biz - "Valuing plastic", the report from the Plastic Disclosure Project, the U.N. Environment Programme and natural capital analysts îTrucostî, evaluates the environmental and social impact of plastics used by...

Commentary & Opinion

July 24, 2014 How to make the most of your sustainability Master’s degree

Source: GreenBiz

I'm a recent graduate with a bachelors in environmental management, and am now looking at whether I also need a masters. I'd like to work in corporate sustainability, so have been investigating Green MBAs and CSR courses at...

July 18, 2014 Hyatt CFO: Bringing Sustainability into Corporate Culture

Source: Wall Street Journal

Hyatt Hotels Corp. Chief Financial Officer Gebhard Rainer took up the hotel operator’s top financial role in 2012, but also has a leading role in his company’s sustainability efforts. He spoke with CFO Journal’s Emily Chasan...

July 17, 2014 Private equity has room for growth on sustainability

Source: GreenBiz

A few weeks ago, I moderated a panel on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) integration in private equity at the Responsible Investor Europe Conference in London. This panel, and other discussions, highlighted the lack...

USA Sustainability Reporting

July 25, 2014 NRDC Publishes GRI G3.1 Application Level A 2012 Sustainability Report

Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center

For decades, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has worked to establish sustainability and good stewardship of the Earth as central moral tenets of human society. We urge governments, corporations, and the general...

July 2, 2014 Nike Publishes GRI G3 Application Level B 2012-13 Sustainability Report

Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center

Transparency and accountability are fundamental to our business and our approach to sustainability. This report offers insight into our sustainability strategy, performance and progress against the targets and commitments we...

July 2, 2014 Marathon Oil Publishes GRI G4 Undeclared 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center

Marathon Oil Corporation’s 2013 Living Our Values Corporate Social Responsibility Report illustrates our efforts to advance our nonfinancial performance and to promote greater economic, social and environmental sustainability in...


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