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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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May 28, 2015 Bridging the Gap Between Health and Environmental Sustainability

Source: Huff Post

I've been working at the intersection of health and the environment for over 25 years. While my research in this space has evolved over time, I inevitably keep coming back to the same insight: human health and the environment are...

May 28, 2015 Manufacturers quietly seize the opportunity to lead on sustainability

Source: GreenBiz

Sustainability issues are is increasingly material to businesses in many sectors. Many sustainability leaders started because they had brands to protect or government extraction licenses to win. They had a clear business...

May 28, 2015 The good, the bad and the ugly: sustainability at Nespresso

Source: The Guardian

The single-serve coffee maker supports growers, but also creates a lot of waste. Its story illustrates the power and limitations of corporate sustainability programs

Research & Insights

May 20, 2015 New report confirms environmental sustainability is good business

Source: Lexology

A new study released by Morgan Stanley confirms that investors appear to place a premium on sustainability yet believe that sustainable investments require some financial sacrifice. Two key findings include: 1) nearly...

May 20, 2015 Actuaries need to think ‘carefully’ about the link between sustainability and the financial system

Source: The Actuary

The review Sustainability and the Financial System, launched at an event in London to look at the impact of monetary policy on the economy and the environment, identified the three key themes where further research is needed. -

May 19, 2015 Smithfield Foods Named the Top Performer in the Meat Industry in Water Management Says New Ceres Report

GlobeNewswire - The company uses Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) guidelines for public sustainability reporting, and utilized two separate tools to assess water risk both domestically and internationally: the îWorld...

Commentary & Opinion

May 28, 2015 Pizza Hut And Taco Bell Join Hershey And Nestle In Going More Natural

Source: Forbes

This is big. Journalists say three of something makes a trend but this is looking like a food business tsunami towards using more natural, less chemical ingredients in so-called fast and comfort foods. This is definitely...

May 22, 2015 China's sustainability initiatives - Green meetings have a competitive edge

Source: CEI

On the corporate side, sustainability is being pushed down the supply chain by procurement and marketers who realise sustainability can serve as another arrow in their quiver to better attract events and shows. Certification to a...

May 21, 2015 What can companies actually do to fight the global water crisis?

Source: Food Navigator

The WWF report offers industry a five-step plan to tackle global water scarcity and holds up certain food and drink companies for their best practice.

USA Sustainability Reporting

November 21, 2014 Arizona Chemical Publishes GRI G3.1 Application Level B

Source: 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 Report

Source: 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...

November 21, 2014 Union Bank Publishes GRI G4 CORE 2013 Sustainability Report

Source: Governance & Accountability Institute News Center

Over the course of 150 years, a strong bank makes many investments. Union Bank prides itself on the positive impact of our investments throughout our long and rich history, and their power to touch lives and enrich communities....

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