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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
November 25, 2015 General Mills sets goal to buy only cage-free eggs by 2025Source: Chicago Sun Times
General Mills has set a deadline for its conversion to all cage-free eggs by 2025. The Minnesota-based company, whose brands include Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Progresso soups and Yoplait yogurt, initially announced its plans to...
November 25, 2015 Qatar keen on promoting CSR activities: MinisterSource: The Peninsular
Qatar is keen on promoting CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) activities and bolstering sustainable development efforts, said Minister of Economy and Commerce H E Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani, yesterday. Speaking at ‘CSR...
November 25, 2015 7 Reasons the world will be sustainableSource: Reuters
Every day, news headlines and science reports reflect a world increasingly impacted by unsustainable trends and catastrophic climate events. But in fact, disaster is avoidable, and this series will explain why. It takes you...
Research & Insights
Source: Just Means
The best ways for companies to demonstrate their commitment to combat climate change include taking specific actions to reduce their carbon emissions, increase the use of renewable energy such as solar and wind, and clamp down on...
November 20, 2015 U.S. falls to 28th on global gender equality listSource: USA Today
USA Today - Iceland ranked the highest in a recent World Economic Forum report on gender equality. The United States fell to 28th place on a yearly list of the world's most and least equal countries for men and ... > 1862
Source: Just Means
Overall, this generation is more committed to increasing sustainability, with nearly 60 percent focused to increasing sustainable activities in their businesses, which is significantly higher than the 49 percent of Baby Boomers,...
Commentary & Opinion
November 25, 2015 ESG / Sustainability — Is the Topic Coming up on Earnings Calls?Source: Alpha Sense - Pamela Styles, principal, Next Level Investor Relations LLC
There is growing evidence of attention to ESG / Sustainability in mainstream investing. Global ESG / Sustainability investments are now 30% of all professionally managed funds with significant growth both in the U.S. and UK /...
November 24, 2015 Choose sustainable palm oil to stop the destruction of rainforests
The Daily - In fact, according to a recent report by the Union of Concerned Scientists, if the carbon dioxide is released from all the peatlands in Southeast Asia, it will be equivalent to the amount of carbon dioxide from nine...
November 19, 2015 Don't get left behind in the sustainability gameSource: Plastics Today
PlasticsToday caught up with Dr. Han Zhang, Sustainability and Advocacy Manager for Dow Packaging & Specialty Plastics (P&SP) North America, for an exclusive interview on where the future of packaging sustainability is headed....
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
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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