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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
Solar panels that only the rich can afford. Urban bike-share programs that limit participation to those using credit cards. Pricey organic grocery stores for communities where many people rely on SNAP benefits. No matter how...
February 27, 2017 Sustainability’s Next Chapter: WellnessSource: Commercial Property Executive
Owners and tenants are expanding the concept of sustainability to include wellness—the health and well-being of building occupants.
February 27, 2017 How GCC companies can reach their sustainability goalsSource: Gulf Business
Why 68 per cent of organisations in the GCC believe that the private and social sectors need to align to reach sustainability targets
Research & Insights
Source: Sustainable Brands
Think tank SustainAbility has released its 2017 trend report, which highlights 10 issues that are expected to have the greatest influence over sustainability in the upcoming year and their implications for the private sector.
January 25, 2017 Corner Office Sustainability Passions Get Trapped at the Top: Why 98 Percent of Companies Do Not Achieve Their Sustainability GoalsSource: CSRWire
A new report from Bain & Company, Achieving Breakthrough Results in Sustainability, finds that only 2 percent of corporate sustainability programs achieve or exceed their aims, compared to 12 percent of other corporate...
January 24, 2017 Business Leaders World-Wide Agree that Disruptive Technologies Can Drive Corporate Sustainability EffortsSource: ReliefWeb
Disruptive technologies and digital infrastructure have the potential to solve some of the world’s most pressing risks and to transform industries. These include safeguarding the planet's soil and water, and improving inequality...
Commentary & Opinion
February 10, 2017 Let's make sustainability an attitude, not just a functionSource: Business Standard
It is true that sustainability reporting has become increasingly prevalent among Indian companies. While the top 100 listed companies, as per market cap, are mandated to, under section 32(2)(f), to include a business...
Source: Washington Post
You write in your latest book that part of an executive’s job is to make tough calls and resolve grey area problems, situations where the analysis, facts and data fail to provide a clear answer. You suggest asking five basic...
January 25, 2017 Sustainability: not so fast
To understand sustainability as a strategy to assure that we can extract forever—without a duty to give back—is to see the planet as a storehouse of commodities
USA Sustainability Reporting
December 26, 2016 Waste Management Issues Interactive Sustainability ReportSource: Emvironmental Protection
Houston-based Waste Management released its 2016 Sustainability Report on Dec. 14. Besides being the company's first-ever interactive report, the "Leading Change" document highlights WM's progress toward making recycling...
December 7, 2016 Wendy's Pushing Forward with Sustainability EffortsSource: QS Magazine
Wendy's announced its partnership with the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef and a commitment to advancing sustainability efforts throughout the U.S. beef value chain. With a forty-six year commitment to serving only fresh,...
October 25, 2016 Apache Releases 2016 Sustainability ReportSource: PR Newswire
The online report features extensive disclosure of Apache's performance in governance, economics, environmental stewardship, health and safety in the workplace, and community outreach
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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