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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
June 13, 2014 AGRION to Host Energy & Sustainability Industry Conference in New York City on June 11 & 12Source: AGRION
AGRION, a global business network for energy, cleantech & sustainability, will host “Disrupt 100+” in NYC this June, featuring 2 days of thought leadership, seminars, tours and technology expositions from leading organizations...
April 17, 2014 Cultivating the next generation of sustainability leaders
Eco-business - While these programs are good for society and the world, they are also beneficial to companies in the long run, as was discussed in a recent Twitter chat hosted by îCSRwireî and PYXERA Global....
April 17, 2014 Sustainability key to US energy future, McConnell saysSource: FuelFix
HOUSTON – As global energy demand rises, the United States must do a better job making its oil boom sustainable in places like the Bakken Shale, where fractured wells recover just 4 percent of the underground resource, a Rice...
Research & Insights
April 4, 2014 The 10 Companies Considered 'Best For The World'
Forbes - While most other corporate responsibility rankings, like the îCorporate Knightsî Global 100, Ethisphere Instituteâs Most Ethical Companies and Corporate Responsibility Magazineâs 100 Best...
March 12, 2014 New Study Shows That Corporate Social Responsibility Web Sites Have Little Effect on Brand Perception and TrustSource: PR Newswire
NEW YORK, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study released today by Change Sciences shows that corporations need to work on earning the public's trust when it comes to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), even though people...
February 14, 2014 Survey: Sustainability key to restaurant customersSource: Restaurant News
While the concept of social responsibility is difficult for both consumers and restaurant operators to define, it is increasingly important to business, according to a new study by Technomic
Commentary & Opinion
April 15, 2014 What if … we moved to a sustainable economy?Source: Iowa City Press-Citizen
Our country is at a potential turning point that could fundamentally change the way we view the economy, the environment and the sustainability of our society. Rapid species loss (on the order of 1,000 to 10,000 times the natural...
April 10, 2014 The World's Most Reputable CompaniesSource: Forbes
You’re at the grocery store picking up a box of penne and as you reach for the blue Barilla box, you remember that the company’s chairman, Guido Barilla, told an Italian radio show last year, “I would never do [a commercial] with...
April 7, 2014 Actions General Motors should take to clean up its mess
Consumer Reports - We hope that is true. îConsumers Unionî, the public policy and advocacy arm of Consumer Reports, thinks that todayâs General Motors should be held accountable for the actions of the...
USA Sustainability Reporting
April 14, 2014 Alask Air Publishes G4 Core 2013 Sustainability ReportSource: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
Integrating sustainability into our planning and business operations is a new and challenging journey. We have chosen to embrace these challenges, and take on sustainability enhancements that are important to the environment, our...
Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
Ball State University’s fourth annual Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability Report is the first version written using the new G4 Guidelines ‘in accordance’ Core option. The purpose of this report is to illustrate to...
Source: Governance & Accountability Institute Newsroom
Crocs, Inc. (NASDAQ: CROX) today announced the release of its 2013 sustainability report. The company’s second report provides an update on its sustainability-related accomplishments and objectives, and sets goals in three...
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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