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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?

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September 30, 2016 How Companies Can Tap Sustainability to Motivate Staff

Source: Knowledge @ Wharton

Employee motivation or engagement is a holy grail of people management – and often nearly as elusive. Engaged employees are happier and more productive, of course, but how can companies make it happen?

September 30, 2016 How Do You Grade a Company's Sustainability?

Source: Morningstar

Morningstar's Jon Hale explores how Sustainalytics does the firm-level research that underpins our sustainability rating for funds.

September 30, 2016 Trends in ESG / Sustainability Shareholder Proposals

Source: Pam Styles, Alpha Sense

Environmental and social-related shareholder proposals and investor support appear to be growing. Activist investors who use the annual proxy proposal process to push their ESG agenda have historically concentrated on Governance...

Research & Insights

September 9, 2016 New Study Shows Corporate America Continuing to Invest in Sustainability

Source: PR Newswire

A new study conducted by Dodge Data & Analytics and Siemens, has found that involvement by top U.S. companies in sustainability is continuing to grow, with many reporting strong business benefits.

September 8, 2016 Results Announced for 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices Review

S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI), one of the world's leading index providers, and RobecoSAM, the investment specialist focused exclusively on Sustainability Investing (SI), today announced the results of the annual Dow Jones...

September 7, 2016 Getting boards on board with sustainability

Source: GreenBiz

Ceres research has shown that corporate directors at most major U.S. companies are not engaging on these issues in ways that are effective and meaningful.

Commentary & Opinion

September 29, 2016 What Are We Forgetting When Talking About Sustainability?

Source: Huff Post

Thinking about the conversation around sustainable food, the focus on pesticides and synthetic fertilizer has been crucial.

September 6, 2016 Making a business case for sustainability

Source: Today Online

Climate change is mostly caused by human activities, and the threat is not to the earth as we often hear, but to our civilisation. Business has a responsibility and unique capacity to have a large-scale impact, and needs to lead...

August 30, 2016 The dark art of corporate sustainability

Source: Eco-business

Working in a large corporation's in-house sustainability team can be daunting; Spark Strategy strategic advisor Laura Reed shares tips on how to achieve an meaningful shift in organisational culture and practices.

USA Sustainability Reporting

September 2, 2016 Clean Earth, Inc., Releases 2016 – 2018 Sustainability Plan

Source: XSRWire

Clean Earth, Inc., today released its 2016 – 2018 Sustainability Plan that is designed to nurture a culture of sustainability through its dedication to customers and employees, protection of natural resources, and growth...

August 30, 2016 Republic Services Releases 2015 Sustainability Report

Source: Waste 360

Phoenix-based Republic Services has released its 2015 Sustainability Report, which shows the company’s latest achievements for its Blue Planet sustainability initiative and continued progress toward its four sustainability goals.

August 29, 2016 Verso Publishes 2015 Sustainability Report: A Principled Path to Sustainability

Source: PR Newswire

Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS), a leading producer of printing and specialty papers and pulp in North America, today announced the publication of its 2015 Sustainability Report titled "A Principled Path to Sustainability."

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