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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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July 21, 2017 Before sustainability was cool

Source: Daily Journal Oline

The word “sustainability” has become a buzz word, but the truth is, sustainability is not simple. For farmers and ranchers, it looks different farm to farm, crop to livestock. While the specifics depend on who you ask, the...

July 20, 2017 Are Sustainability Rankings Consistent Across Ratings Agencies?

Source: CPA Journal

As more and more companies begin to devote serious attention to sustainability reporting, many different systems of rating the depth and effectiveness of sustainability efforts have arisen. T

July 20, 2017 The 'Dirty Words' of Sustainability Messaging: Why We Need a New Approach

Source: Sustainable Brands

It’s no surprise that people simply do not want to talk about sustainability — and why it’s important in the first place. Climate change, greenhouse gas emissions, plastics pollution, environmental degradation and other doomsday...

Research & Insights

July 18, 2017 RESEARCH RESULTS: Using The GRI Sustainability Reporting Framework Improves The Quality of ESG Disclosures - Joint Research From G&A Institute and Baruch College Shows

Source: Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.

But Now That Most Companies Are Publishing Sustainability Reports the Question Arises: What is the Quality of the Content of These Reports? To explore the answers, G&A teamed with The CSR-Sustainability Monitor® (CSR-S Monitor)...[more]

May 31, 2017 FLASH REPORT: 82% of the S&P 500 Companies Published Corporate Sustainability Reports in 2016

Source: Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.

G&A Institute research over the last six years shows that reporting on the corporate sustainability including environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) continues to be a consistent, reliable norm for the largest...

May 25, 2017 Pulling it together: New report characterizes on-farm sustainability

Source: Farm Industry News

U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance rolls out a comprehensive report on farmer sustainability. We share a few of the numbers in this gallery.

Commentary & Opinion

July 19, 2017 What artificial intelligence means for sustainability

Source: GreenBiz

Will AI mean a massive technological boost to sustainability priorities? Or will the rapid changes associated with AI give us a net negative sustainability outcome?

July 10, 2017 The ELEPHANT in the Room for Sustainability

Source: Huff Post

On social media over the past year there have been 7 million mentions of poverty and 189 million mentions of climate change. That’s 27 times the interest. Climate change is critically important but poverty seems to be forgotten

July 7, 2017 Is sustainable business just an echo chamber?

Source: Eco Business

As a journalist reporting on sustainable business issues in Asia and Australia, almost every event I cover involves senior corporate responsibility executives reaffirming their commitment to sustainability, and proudly describing...

USA Sustainability Reporting

July 13, 2017 CA Technologies Releases Latest Sustainability Report

Source: CSRWire

Digital transformation isn’t easy. But it is essential. We’re here to lend a hand, with proven key practices that have helped thousands of companies succeed.

July 12, 2017 Cabot Corporation Shares Sustainability Progress with Release of 2016 Sustainability Report

Source: Business Wire

BOSTON--Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) announced today the publication of its 2016 Sustainability Report. The report, titled “Making a Difference,” focuses on the company’s sustainability progress throughout calendar year 2016,...

July 11, 2017 Pilgrim's announces release of '2016 Sustainability Report'

Source: Feedstuffs

Pilgrim's Pride Corp. announced July 10 the release of its "2016 Sustainability Report." The 193-page report covers nearly 90 different important sustainability aspects, details the company's performance, explores key...

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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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