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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
equities.com - "In 2005, CSR was mainly understood as community initiatives," says Fatih Mehmet Gul, founding director of îCSR Middle Eastî, a portal for information on CSR. "Today, we can see a wider approach in the...
June 19, 2013 The FIFA World Cup: A model for sustainabilitySource: FIFA.com
As the world’s biggest single sporting event, the FIFA World Cup™ has a wide-reaching responsibility that extends far beyond the tournament itself. It is for that reason that sustainability in all areas of society and ecology...
June 19, 2013 AT&T saves $151 million in energy savings though sustainability projects - See more at: http://www.telecomlead.com/telecom-services/att-saves-151-million-in-energy-savings-though-sustainability-projects-48853/#sthash.E2DYIor7.dpufSource: Telecomlead.con
AT&T has saved more than $151 million in annualized energy savings since 2010 and nearly 1.3 billion kilowatt hours (kWh), equivalent to the electricity use of 136,340 homes in one year through its more than 14,300 energy...
Research & Insights
Source: Triple Pundit
Last year, PwC released a report presenting seven reasons why investors care about sustainability. The first one was “sustainability shareholder resolutions gaining traction,” showing growing support by investors for...
June 11, 2013 Sustainability and the New Normal for Natural ResourcesSource: Market Wired
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS--(Marketwired - June 11, 2013) - Euromonitor International is pleased to announce a new white paper, Sustainability and The New Normal for Natural Resources, outlining how organizations can cut costs, build...
June 4, 2013 Sweatshops 101
dollarsandsense.org - Navy blue sweatshirts bearing a single foreign word, Michigan, and a well-known logo, the Nike swoosh, were piled high in a small room off the main factory floor. After cutting, stitching, and embroidering...
Commentary & Opinion
June 11, 2013 Finding Excellence through SustainabilitySource: Environmental Leader
Companies must not only create value but also capture it in the form of profits. And, excellent companies garner superior profits by achieving higher revenue than their rivals through typically higher prices or higher volume
June 10, 2013 Dear Fortune 500: Worker woes are at home, tooSource: Eleanor Bloxham, CEO of The Value Alliance, CNN Money/Fortune
FORTUNE – In the wake of the tragic factory fire in Bangladesh, a group of Wal-Mart investors sent a letter to the retail giant expressing concern about worker conditions, proper risk oversight, and transparency at the company....
June 6, 2013 Corporate Leaders Need to Step Up on Climate ChangeSource: Working Knowledge, Harvard Business School
Green initiatives are ubiquitous these days, implemented with zeal at companies like Dupont, IBM, Walmart, and Walt Disney. The programs being rolled out—lighting retrofits, zero-waste factories, and carpool incentives—save money...
USA Sustainability Reporting
June 19, 2013 CH2M HILL Releases 2013 Sustainability ReportSource: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
Global Consulting, Engineering and Construction company CH2M HILL released its 2013 sustainability report this week. The report reflects the company’s expanded focus on water, energy and climate change issues, and contains water...
June 19, 2013 Inova Health System Issues 2012 Sustainability ReportSource: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
Inova Health System is committed to creating an environmental program that contributes to a safer and healthier environment for our patients, employees and community. By aligning sustainability principles with our core mission of...
June 19, 2013 BBVA Compass Issues 2012 Corporate Responsibility ReportSource: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
BBVA Compass today released its 2012 Corporate Responsibility Annual Report, highlighting the bank's responsible business practices and its steadfast commitment to building a better future for people.
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 100 sources to provide its users with a comprehensive source of CSR information on nearly 5,000 publicly traded companies in 65 countries. CSRHUB is a B Corporation and is offering G&A Institute readers a 40% membership discount when they subscribe with discount code “GA40”.
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