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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
April 27, 2015 INTEL CORPORATION NAMED TO TAA'SSource: Governance & Accountability Institute
Intel Named to Trust Across America's "America's Most Trustworthy Public Companies" 2015 list -- and receives first time "Hank Boerner Accountability Award," named for the chairman of Governance & Accountability Institute.
April 24, 2015 The 3 Greenest Oil & Gas Companies in the World
explorationworld.com - These are the three greenest oil and gas companies in the world, as ranked by Newsweek in partnership with îCorporate Knightsî Capital. You can see the full pan-industry ranking here. 3. Repsol...
April 24, 2015 The UN's post-2015 agenda: a new era for sustainable goals
theguardian.com - Making this happen within 15 years presents a challenge, but is absolutely possible. Through the îWorld Economic Forumî and the High-Level Panel that the Secretary-General convened, we have seen...
Research & Insights
April 21, 2015 Sustainability challenges and opportunities for CFOsSource: CGMA Magazine
CFOs who embrace sustainability can help improve an organisation’s performance in several key areas: risk management, capital productivity, and innovation and growth.
Source: The Guardian
Emissions of toxic pollution by EnergyAustralia and Origin Energy have increased by more than 500% in the past financial year, and AGL has become the country’s biggest carbon polluter, a new study claims.
April 10, 2015 3 Ways Brands Can Use Corporate Social Responsibility Principles To Create Better AdvertisingSource: Fastcoexist.com
In a new report, the firm BSR examines the idea that brands can use these principles to build trust and loyalty among customers. For the most part, they can. Eva Dienel, associate director of communications at BSR, cites a recent...
Commentary & Opinion
April 24, 2015 7 Steps to Up Your Corporate Social Responsibility GameSource: Entrepreneur
In an age when tweets about an earthquake move faster than the human experience of the tremors themselves, good global citizenship is nearly impossible to fake. I could prove this by producing charts and graphs showing how your...
April 23, 2015 Some Sustainability Reports are Little More than Thinly Veiled Public Relations DocumentsSource: Forbes
As more companies publish sustainability reports, there is increasing value in organizations that read those report and celebrate those companies showing a truly exemplary effort to improve sustainability. The Corporate Knights...
April 22, 2015 Celebrating 45 years, Earth Day proves sustainabilitySource: Mercury
In the most basic definition, sustainability is the endurance of systems and processes. The Merriam-Webster dictionary calls it “a method of harvesting or using a resource so that the resource is not depleted or permanently...
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
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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