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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
August 3, 2015 Ban hails UN Member States' agreement on 'people's agenda' to end poverty, promote sustainabilitySource: UN
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has praised UN Member States for reaching agreement on the draft outcome document that will constitute the new sustainable development agenda, which will be formally adopted by world...
August 3, 2015 Future sustainability is key to strong brand valueSource: The Hindu
The business of brands is highly competitive and today traditional global brands that straddled the space for years are confronting the emerging digital media, which is asking a lot of questions. The U.K.-based Brand Finance is a...
Source: Beef Magazine
“If I have to feed 10 billion people, do I get there feeding cage-free chickens?” That blunt question from Cameron Bruett, head of corporate affairs for JBS USA, defines how the call for “sustainability” in food production must...
Research & Insights
July 29, 2015 CPA Canada Examines Sustainability ReportingSource: Accounting Today
The Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada organization has published a new study on the evolving corporate reporting landscape, focusing particularly on sustainability issues.
New research into sustainable energy systems focuses on integrating renewable and nuclear power plants into the electrical grid – a topic high on the agenda for scholars, industry and policy makers.
Sustainability innovation is powering business growth: Between 2010 and 2013, revenues from company-defined portfolios of sustainable products and services grew by 91%. For S&P Global 100 companies that break out revenue for...
Commentary & Opinion
August 3, 2015 5 core competencies of sustainability leadershipSource: GreenBiz
Anyone in the GreenBiz choir understands that companies today must adopt forward-thinking approaches to secure access to resources and maintain their social license to operate. Company leaders, regardless whether they adorn a...
CSR Wire - Last month, I wrote about why sustainability leaders should think about becoming a mentor. "Weâre always telling people why doing good is good for business," I said, "but sometimes we forget that the same logic...
What I discovered is that building a truly sustainable business and supply chain is a new frontier. Everyone was experimenting and inventing.
USA Sustainability Reporting
July 29, 2015 Coca-Cola Releases 2014/2015 Sustainability ReportSource: MarketWatch
ATLANTA -- The Coca-Cola Company today released its 12th annual Sustainability Report highlighting progress made in 2014 against the Coca-Cola system’s 2020 sustainability goals.
November 21, 2014 Arizona Chemical Publishes GRI G3.1 Application Level BSource: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
Our strategy builds on the delivery of high quality products that meet the markets’ changing needs and results in exceptional global customer satisfaction. Attainment of these goals and ultimately our Vision 2021 requires a...
November 21, 2014 World Bank Group Publishes GRI G4 CORE 2014 Sustainability ReportSource: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center
This Sustainability Review 2014 provides a glimpse into the Bank's new strategic path and reviews key happenings of this past year, complementing the World Bank's annual financial report. It covers the reporting period from July...
Strategic Alliance: CSR Hub / G&A Institute
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