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November 15, 2013 BMW Makes Lone Shift to Carbon Fiber to Gain Auto EdgeSource: Bloomberg
BMW will use the sleek, black filaments for the passenger frame of the i3 electric car, which goes on sale at dealers in Germany tomorrow and around the world in the coming months. It’s the first effort to mass produce a car made...
malaysiasun.com - the îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî point out in a report that some business voices are misinforming policymakers and effectively obstructing progress on climate change... > 1862
November 15, 2013 CEO of The Mosaic Company Says Sustainability Is a Companywide Commitment That Adds Shareholder Value
CSR Wire - Energy: In 2012, Mosaicâs phosphates business avoided approximately $90 million in expenditures on electricity through cogeneration, the process of converting ... framework and is committed to its continuous...
November 15, 2013 A Push Away From Burning Coal as an Energy SourceSource: NY Times
The Tennessee Valley Authority sharply accelerated a shift away from coal as an energy source on Thursday, saying it would shut down eight electricity-generating units that together will burn nearly a fifth of its coal this year....
November 15, 2013 Ten ingredients for embedding sustainability into leadershipSource: Guardian (UK)
Today, ten years on in the global sustainability discussion and the answer is there – if you want to learn to lead better, place your leadership in the context of sustainability. Sustainability is a leadership task. It creates...
November 14, 2013 PwC Poll Shows Increasing Focus on Sustainability Factors in DealmakingSource: PR NewsWire
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters are becoming increasingly important in the deal market, according to a recent poll of over 300 professionals conducted by PwC US. The poll, conducted during PwC's recent...
November 14, 2013 Walmart's Sustainability Results Don't Match Promises, Report FindsSource: Huff Post
WASHINGTON -– Walmart, the world's largest retailer, has received positive press in recent years for its promises to go green. The company began issuing an annual Global Responsibility Report in 2005. It announced plans to slash...
November 14, 2013 BSR 2007: Designing a Sustainable Future
Tree Hugger - Last week San Francisco hosted the annual îBusiness for Social Responsibilityî (BSR) conference for the first time since 1999. Over the past few years, we Treehuggers have witnessed a radical evolution...
November 14, 2013 Crowd protests Duke Energy coal plants, touts solarSource: Tampa Bay Times
A crowd estimated at more than 120 people gathered across from Duke Energy Florida's headquarters in St. Petersburg on Wednesday, urging the utility to close two coal plants by 2016 and replace them with solar power. Led by the...
Source: Economic Times
NEW DELHI: Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said if corporates spend 2 per cent of their profit on CSR activities, then it will have a multiplier effect in bringing out much greater inclusiveness. "Corporate Social...
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