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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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March 28, 2017 Four Steps to Successful Corporate Citizenship

Source: Pyrexa Global

How Volunteerism and Nonprofit Partnership Power John Deere’s Cycle of Citizenship

March 28, 2017 Apple's 2016 supplier sustainability report shows labor, environmental improvements

Source: MacWorld

Apple requires its suppliers to meet specific human rights, health, and environmental standards each year. “We’ll continue to call for collective action because we truly believe, whether it’s regulated or self-regulated, this is...

March 28, 2017 Rural America advances on sustainability, calling it common sense

Source: GreenBiz

Local officials in red states responsible for public health, soil conservation, parks and natural resources management, as well as county commissioners and mayors, are concerned about climate change.

Research & Insights

January 26, 2017 SustainAbility: Global Health, Media, Climate Leadership Among Trends Shaping 2017

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 Goals

Source: 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 Efforts

Source: 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

March 7, 2017 Opinion: Too Much Information on Sustainability Could Influence Consumer Habits for the Worst

Source: NewsWeek

Most people would agree that living more sustainably is something to strive for. With £13bn worth of food being wasted each year in the U.K. and global temperature records being broken every three years, being green is more...

February 10, 2017 Let's make sustainability an attitude, not just a function

Source: 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...

February 7, 2017 A Harvard professor on the five questions to ask when facing tough decisions

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...

USA Sustainability Reporting

March 8, 2017 2016 Greenbuild Sustainability Report

Source: Dexigner

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released the 2016 Greenbuild Sustainability Report, highlighting valuable metrics and key benchmarks regarding the impact on energy use and waste management at the 2016 Greenbuild...

March 2, 2017 Siegwerk publishes first Sustainability Report

Source: Labels and Labeling

Siegwerk, a supplier of printing inks for packaging applications and labels, has published its first-ever Sustainability Report, based on the international GRI standard, which lays a new basis for evaluating its sustainable...

March 1, 2017 Walgreens celebrates key achievements in 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility report

Source: Drugstore News

Walgreens Boots Alliance on Monday released its annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report for fiscal 2016, highlighting the company’s ongoing support for people in its communities and workplaces, and overall progress toward...

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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