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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
October 24, 2014 9 ways sustainability drives profitSource: GreenBiz
Today most executives recognize that sustainability must be integrated into their organization's core strategy — not to say that they necessarily understand why. In fact, too many are still content wearing some kind of...
October 24, 2014 Why stakeholder engagement is key to successful CSR programsSource: Green Biz
For years, standard corporate practice has been to invest and develop Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability programs with minimal engagement of those they materially affect — customers, suppliers, employees, local...
October 24, 2014 Big Brands Embrace Corporate SustainabilitySource: Mother Earth News
Are advocacy and state partners complicit in the takeover of sustainability by the big brands? The answer is surely “yes,” but it is also understandable why so many groups seeking change are now partnering with these powerful...
Research & Insights
October 23, 2014 First-of-its-Kind Report Ranks U.S. Insurance Companies on Climate Change ResponsesSource: Ceres
Amid growing evidence that climate change is having wide-ranging global impacts that will worsen in the years ahead, a new report from Ceres ranks the nation's 330 largest insurance companies on what they are saying and doing to...
October 23, 2014 Harvard Launches Sustainability PlanSource: Harvard Magazine
The University has unveiled an ambitious five-year Sustainability Plan—the first of its kind for Harvard—detailing a strategy to build on existing greenhouse gas reduction goals and setting priorities in five core areas: energy...
October 22, 2014 REPORT: Substantial Progress on Sustainability Initiatives at 55 Stock Exchanges; Key Capital Market Leaders Convene at Largest Sustainable Stock Exchanges Global DialogueSource: 3BL Media
As the initiative’s flagship event, the Global Dialogue convened CEOs of stock exchanges, companies and institutional investors, alongside high-level policy makers and capital market regulators. This unique gathering offered a...
Commentary & Opinion
October 23, 2014 The Future of Energy: How to Transition to a Renewable EconomySource: GreenTech Media
We need to ride the waves already our way and do our best to start new waves...
October 22, 2014 Corporate Sustainability: The Ever Evolving Business ImperativeSource: Environmental Leader
Sustainability has become a business imperative for essentially every company today – large or small. Most everyone has their own description of what sustainability means for their company, and a framework, or frameworks, from...
October 21, 2014 ‘Flourish and Prosper’ Takes Sustainability to the Next LevelSource: Triple Pundit
This week I had the opportunity to attend the Third Global Forum for Businesses as an Agent of World Benefit at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. The theme for this year’s forum is ‘Flourish and Prosper.’ The event,...
USA Sustainability Reporting
October 7, 2014 MetLife Publishes GRI-G4 CORE 2013 Sustainability ReportSource: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
Building on a nearly 150-year legacy of excellence, MetLife is committed to ensuring a future in which we can continue helping people, families and communities around the world get the most out of life.MetLife’s success depends...
Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
When we formed MillerCoors six years ago, we had one goal: to create America’s best beer company. We knew it would require a team of great people dedicated to our heritage of brewing the highest-quality beer. It would also take a...
October 7, 2014 ConAgra Publishes GRI-G3 Undeclared 2014 Sustainability ReportSource: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ —ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG), one of North America's leading food companies, today announced it has issued its 2014 Citizenship Report, providing a deeper look into how the company is...
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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