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October 21, 2014 ‘Flourish and Prosper’ Takes Sustainability to the Next LevelSource: Triple Pundit
This week I had the opportunity to attend the Third Global Forum for Businesses as an Agent of World Benefit at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. The theme for this year’s forum is ‘Flourish and Prosper.’ The event,...
October 21, 2014 Majority of Companies Increased Community Investments, Focused Giving Programs Since End of Global Recession
The Business Journal - 2013 data is now available online. Giving in Numbers Survey respondents that are also members of îThe Conference Boardî Contributions Council I and II, and the Global îSocialî...
Source: Huff Post
I am in no way an expert on China, but one need not be an expert to understand that China's elite knows they are in the midst of a deep crisis of environmental sustainability. I visited Beijing last week to finalize a partnership...
October 20, 2014 World Bank Publishes 2014 Sustainability ReportSource: World Bank
The World Bank, a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world, released its web-based 2014 sustainability report. This is the second year the World Bank followed the Global...
October 20, 2014 The language of sustainabilitySource: Guardian(UK)
Sustainable thinking has hit the mainstream. From e-readers that bypass the resource thirsty book industry, to smart meters that help householders save energy, many of the technology products that are launched these days have...
October 20, 2014 From Apple to Wal-Mart, Companies Make Bets on Climate ChangeSource: Bloomberg
In the five years since the CPLI first launched, the index beat both the Bloomberg World Index, which tracks the largest companies across sectors by market value, and the îDow Jones Sustainabilityî World Index...
October 19, 2014 Global Sustainable Brands Community Leaders to Gather in London for Purpose-Driven Brand Innovation ConferenceSource: Sustainable Brands
Sustainable Brands® recently announced program details for its pan-European conference to be held at the Lancaster London, November 3-5. SB’14 London will bring together hundreds of influential brand leaders and cutting-edge...
At a recent roundtable hosted by the Guardian, experts from industry, research and academia discussed how to make the food system more sustainable. Here are 10 things we learned
Source: The Conversation
Tony Abbott’s criticisms of the ANU’s divestment decision will come back to bite him. The tide of change is such that Vice-Chancellor Ian Young and the ANU Council will be seen as leaders. Others will follow.
October 17, 2014 American Shoppers Willing to Spend 31 Percent More Per Week On Responsibly Produced Food
news.morningstar.com - On average, Americans are willing to spend 31 percent more per week on grocery food produced in ways that uphold the principles of corporate îsocial responsibilityî (îCSRî),...
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