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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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November 20, 2017 How Much Do Big Agrifood Companies Really Know About Their Supply Chains'


A report by the Sustainability Consortium studying the procurement pipelines of large corporate food and agriculture players to find out how much they really know about the sustainability of the farms they sell to and buy from,...

November 20, 2017 Trader Joe's Recalls Packaged Salads Over Concern They May Contain Glass or Plastic Fragments


On Saturday, Trader Joe’s recalled three of its packaged salads after a supplier reported the products may contain pieces of glass or hard plastic.

November 20, 2017 Is The Second Wave Of Sustainability Finally Here?

Source: Refinery 29

Sustainability is a buzzword many people are sick of hearing. It’s been overused and virtually lost its meaning (although trying to define it in practical terms is actually pretty hard).

Research & Insights

November 15, 2017 The KPMG Survey of Corporate Responsibility Reporting 2017

Source: KPMG

KPMG’s Survey of Corporate Responsibility (CR) Reporting has been monitoring developments in the field of CR and sustainability reporting since 1993. For this report, now in its 10th edition, KPMG member firm professionals...

November 7, 2017 Food Retailers Among Those Most Open About Sustainability

Source: Progressive Grocer

According to a new report by The Hartman Group, a Bellevue, Wash.-based consultancy, consumers want more information about a company’s sustainability efforts, and identified Amazon, Whole Foods Market, Target and Walmart among...

November 1, 2017 Apple's Supply Chain Attracts Criticism For Performance But Also Praise For Sustainability

Source: Forbes

Two recent studies report varying performance levels in Apple’s supply chain. Bloomberg argue that it's lost its mojo, but Greenpeace rates the tech giant as a sustainability pioneer.

Commentary & Opinion

November 13, 2017 Sustainability as disruptive innovation and profit driver

Source: Manila Times

Sustainability focuses on integrating the triple bottom line (i.e., people, planet, profit) in business strategy and practice and I explained that a sustainable business can generate profit in ways that benefit people while not...

October 9, 2017 Politicized sustainability threatens planet and people

Source: Enter Stage Right

eal Sustainability involves thoughtful, caring, responsible, economical stewardship and conservation of land, water, energy, metallic, forest, wildlife and other natural resources. Responsible businesses, families and communities...

September 29, 2017 To chart the course of sustainability, grab the right map

Source: GreenBiz

It was a uniquely candid moment. My client, a director at a Fortune 500 company, interrupted our meeting to ask, "So, when will we get there? When will we be officially sustainable?" We were in the early stages of his company’s...

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September 1, 2017 New Ford Sustainability Report Reveals Progress on Water Stewardship Goals

Source: Sustainable Brands

The Ford Motor Company has released its 18th annual Sustainability report detailing its environmental progress across the world and commitment to continued sustainability actions in the future. Coinciding with the release is a...

September 1, 2017 Tiffany & Co. Highlights Progress and Commitments in New Sustainability Report

Source: CSRWire

Tiffany & Co. released its seventh annual Sustainability Report, which details the company’s continued leadership in sustainable luxury and its progress in 2016 towards its commitments to environmental and social responsibility.

August 29, 2017 Shaw Industries, other carpetmakers move to more sustainable production

Source: Times Free Press

The world's biggest carpetmaker said Monday that 85 percent of its products are now certified for sustainability by the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute as carpet and rugs are made with less energy and water and...

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