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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, 2014 Wall Street’s Inner Sanctum

Source: Market Place

Many practitioners have taken the word “social” out of the acronym; it’s still SRI, but Socially Responsible Investing now stands for Sustainable, Responsible, Impact investing.

September 30, 2014 Money speaks louder than words in climate change fight

Source: Reuters

A growing movement of individuals and institutions selling off shares linked to fossil fuels has the power to galvanize global efforts to halt climate change, said the co-founder of a group that works with investors.

September 30, 2014 Sustainability and the Concept of a 'Circular Economy'

The Energy Collective - In an article for the îWorld Economic Forumî blog, Leo Schlesinger â CEO of MASISA México â makes the argument for the concept of a regenerative âcircular...

Research & Insights

September 29, 2014 RepRisk releases Special Report on Indigenous Communities

Source: RepRisk

Zurich – RepRisk, the leading provider of business intelligence on environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks, has released its latest Special Report on Indigenous Communities and the ESG issues that are impacting these...[more]

September 29, 2014 Survey: CEOs see opportunities within sustainability, but not immediate benefits

Source: Blue & Green Tomorrow

Two-thirds of global chief executives believe that businesses are not doing enough to address global sustainability challenges, according to a new UN report.

September 17, 2014 Most CEOs ‘overconfident’ about sustainability

Source: IR Magazine

Chief executive officers greatly overestimate their own abilities to communicate their sustainability strategies to investors, while others may be equally overconfident when explaining the advantages of such programs, a survey by...

Commentary & Opinion

September 29, 2014 What Gets the Worst Marketing ROI? Your Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Source: Advertising Age

Despite the considerable efforts that corporations put into reporting their social and environmental performance, readership is low and believability is even lower. Today, the notion that corporations have a trustworthy...

September 18, 2014 Letter to a new chairman about the sustainability agenda

Source: FT

There is only one assumption underpinning this letter: that in becoming chair, you see yourself as a creator of long-term value for shareholders, not a short-term profit maximiser. If that assumption is incorrect, just pass on to...

September 16, 2014 Getting Ultra-Sustainability to Be as Big and American as Burgers

Source: Huff Post

I'm sitting in front of a gorgeous cheeseburger. This thing looks picture perfect pretty, almost too good to eat. It's a vision right out of a culinary magazine. I'm starving yet I take a moment to strategize how this concoction...

USA Sustainability Reporting

September 9, 2014 Firestone Building Products Publishes GRI G3.1 Application Level C 2013 Sustainability Report

Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center

At Firestone Building Products, our environmental mission is simple: to help ensure a healthy environment for current and future generations. We are constantly striving to develop eco-friendly products and processes that pave the...

September 9, 2014 Salesforce Publishes GRI G4 Undeclared 2014 Sustainability Report

Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center leverages our people and products to reduce our environmental impact. Our multi-tenant cloud platform makes it possible to use a remarkably small number of servers as efficiently as possible. In fact, our core...

September 9, 2014 Allergan Publishes GRI G3.1 Application Level A 2014 Sustainability Report

Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center

Allergan, Inc. is a multi-specialty health care company focused on discovering, developing andcommercializing innovative pharmaceuticals, biologics and medical devices that enable people to live life to its greatest potential —...

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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