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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
A report by the Sustainability Consortium studying the procurement pipelines of large corporate food and agriculture players to find out how much they really know about the sustainability of the farms they sell to and buy from,...
The fashion industry is notorious for its negative environmental impact. Designer and entrepreneur Hailey Harmon is helping set a new standard for sustainability using an unexpected resource: fish.
November 17, 2017 Sustainable Investing: Coal-Free Top-Performing Funds Via Direct CloudSource: Morningstar
As sustainability becomes less of a fringe issue among investors, understanding the impact that companies in a fund's portfolio have on the real world is becoming more integrated with the investment screening process.
Research & Insights
November 15, 2017 The KPMG Survey of Corporate Responsibility Reporting 2017Source: KPMG
KPMG’s Survey of Corporate Responsibility (CR) Reporting has been monitoring developments in the field of CR and sustainability reporting since 1993. For this report, now in its 10th edition, KPMG member firm professionals...
November 7, 2017 Food Retailers Among Those Most Open About SustainabilitySource: Progressive Grocer
According to a new report by The Hartman Group, a Bellevue, Wash.-based consultancy, consumers want more information about a company’s sustainability efforts, and identified Amazon, Whole Foods Market, Target and Walmart among...
November 1, 2017 Apple's Supply Chain Attracts Criticism For Performance But Also Praise For SustainabilitySource: Forbes
Two recent studies report varying performance levels in Apple’s supply chain. Bloomberg argue that it's lost its mojo, but Greenpeace rates the tech giant as a sustainability pioneer.
Commentary & Opinion
November 13, 2017 Sustainability as disruptive innovation and profit driverSource: Manila Times
Sustainability focuses on integrating the triple bottom line (i.e., people, planet, profit) in business strategy and practice and I explained that a sustainable business can generate profit in ways that benefit people while not...
October 9, 2017 Politicized sustainability threatens planet and peopleSource: Enter Stage Right
eal Sustainability involves thoughtful, caring, responsible, economical stewardship and conservation of land, water, energy, metallic, forest, wildlife and other natural resources. Responsible businesses, families and communities...
September 29, 2017 To chart the course of sustainability, grab the right mapSource: GreenBiz
It was a uniquely candid moment. My client, a director at a Fortune 500 company, interrupted our meeting to ask, "So, when will we get there? When will we be officially sustainable?" We were in the early stages of his company’s...
USA Sustainability Reporting
Source: Sustainable Brands
The Ford Motor Company has released its 18th annual Sustainability report detailing its environmental progress across the world and commitment to continued sustainability actions in the future. Coinciding with the release is a...
Tiffany & Co. released its seventh annual Sustainability Report, which details the company’s continued leadership in sustainable luxury and its progress in 2016 towards its commitments to environmental and social responsibility.
Source: Times Free Press
The world's biggest carpetmaker said Monday that 85 percent of its products are now certified for sustainability by the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute as carpet and rugs are made with less energy and water and...
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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