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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
January 28, 2015 6 sustainability terms to kick-start a new impact job in 2015
Green Biz - A refresher course in sustainability lingo is a great way to kick-start your re-entry into the workplace. Whether youâre returning to work after an extended break or trying to launch a career change into...
January 28, 2015 Sustainability: Not a lone journeySource: Eco Business
Businesses achieve their sustainability goals when they are implemented through partnerships, says a new study by MIT, Boston Consulting Group and the United Nations Global Compact.
Source: The California Aggie
Currently, it seems like every business model is to go green. The motivation for businesses to go green is simple — money. Businesses will invest in alternative energies only if they will see a return on their initial investment...
Research & Insights
January 20, 2015 Four Principles To Create A More Credible CSR ReportSource: CSRWire
Over several years now I have been analysing the external communication like websites and reports by some of the top 50 Global Fortune 500 companies regarding their CSR and sustainability efforts. Comparing their communication...
January 14, 2015 New Sustainability Research by MIT Sloan Management Review, The Boston Consulting Group, and the UN Global Compact Sees Collaboration and Board Engagement as Critical to Sustainability SuccessSource: 3BLMedia
Ninety Percent of Executives Agree That Businesses Need to Collaborate to Address the Sustainability Challenges They Face. Eighty-Six Percent Say That the Board Should Play a Strong Role in a Company’s Sustainability Efforts.
December 17, 2014 Ecova Survey Reveals 2015 Energy and Sustainability PredictionsSource: BusinessWire
The report aggregates findings from a survey of more than 500 energy, facility, finance and sustainability professionals at U.S.-based companies and reveals an important shift in the way companies are approaching and viewing...
Commentary & Opinion
January 22, 2015 We're All Sustainability ProfessionalsSource: Media Post
As sustainability continues to go mainstream, the smartest companies are incorporating sustainability into their business model. It’s profitable, mitigates risk, and fulfills an increasing consumer demand. It’s spreading across...
January 22, 2015 How Governmental Sustainability Policy Can Speed the Transition to a Cleaner EconomySource: Huff Post
The book is an effort to describe what government is already doing and what the U.S. government should be doing to partner with the private sector to build a sustainable economy--the role that government should play in moving us...
January 21, 2015 5 reasons to make your business more sustainableSource: Birmingham Business Journal
Sustainability is a word we're commonly hearing more each day. Many companies around the globe, and right here in Birmingham, have begun embracing the various tenets of sustainability. Yet, there are still many businesses that...
USA Sustainability Reporting
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...
November 21, 2014 World Bank Group Publishes GRI G4 CORE 2014 Sustainability ReportSource: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
This Sustainability Review 2014 provides a glimpse into the Bank's new strategic path and reviews key happenings of this past year, complementing the World Bank's annual financial report. It covers the reporting period from July...
November 21, 2014 Union Bank Publishes GRI G4 CORE 2013 Sustainability ReportSource: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
Over the course of 150 years, a strong bank makes many investments. Union Bank prides itself on the positive impact of our investments throughout our long and rich history, and their power to touch lives and enrich communities....
Strategic Alliance: CSR Hub / G&A Institute
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