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September 18, 2014 When the 'obvious' is wrong: sustainability is rarely black and whiteSource: Guardian (UK)
New greenhouse-gas emissions studies find practices thought to be environmentally safe ... aren’t. But whose interests do they protect, and just how many grains of salt do we need to read them?
September 18, 2014 Letter to a new chairman about the sustainability agendaSource: 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 18, 2014 Adidas Goes 'All In' to Embrace Sustainability
TMCnet - (î3BL Mediaî Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship: Member SpotlightSOURCE: Carroll School of Management Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College...
September 18, 2014 5 ways boards of directors can support sustainabilitySource: GreenBiz
While corporate responsibility has risen as a strategic priority for many companies, boards have not been driving this change. The UN Global Compact LEAD board program conducts extensive surveys and interviews with board members,...
September 17, 2014 Most CEOs ‘overconfident’ about sustainabilitySource: 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...
September 17, 2014 You've seen labels for 'fair trade' goods - but what does it mean'
State Journal Register - U.S. consumers bought some $1.2 billion in fair-trade products last year, but only 29 percent know what fair trade is, said Stacy Wagner, director of media and public relations for îTransFair...
TMCnet - (î3BL Mediaî Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Ingredient calculator supports product sustainability efforts; Ingredients Inside program to list fragrance allergens of cleaning and disinfecting products in the U.S....
September 17, 2014 UN sustainability goals need quantified targets
Nature - The îUnited Nationsî Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) pass their deadline next year and will be replaced by the broader and more ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to guide world development...
September 17, 2014 Audi Receives California’s First Autonomous Car Permit: VideoSource: Motor Authority
Audi is the first automaker to receive a new autonomous car permit from the state of California.
September 17, 2014 Channel NewsAsia launches Asia’s first sustainability ranking for businessesSource: Channel NewsAsia
HONG KONG: Regional broadcaster Channel NewsAsia, in partnership with CSR Asia and Sustainalytics, on Tuesday (Sep 16) launched the Channel NewsAsia Sustainability Ranking for Asia’s top businesses at the CSR Summit in Hong Kong.
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