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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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January 19, 2018 Plastics Industry Association releases statement on sustainability

Source: Recycling Today

The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS), which is based in Washington, has announced that it has adopted of its first-ever Sustainability Statement, adding that it “codifies the association’s dedication to sustainability.”...

January 19, 2018 This is how much waste Americans create — just by getting takeout food

Source: MarketWatch

The NRDC, working with a corporate responsibility organization called As You Sow, analyzed 47 fast-food and quick-service companies in 2016 and found that most “fail to fully account” for the environmental impact of...

January 18, 2018 Whirlpool’s Voglewede Pursues a Sustainable Customer Connection

Source: Industry Week

With better data on materials and energy usage, Whirlpool is ramping up its sustainability efforts and achieving major savings.

Research & Insights

December 15, 2017 My Say: Improving the disclosure quality of sustainability reports

Source: The Edge Markets

Is publishing a sustainability report a burden or benefit to the company? In many jurisdictions, coming up with a sustainability report is voluntary but more and more stock exchanges are making it mandatory.

December 7, 2017 The Impact of Trust on Financial Returns: Special Report

Source: Trust Across America

For the past six years, America’s most trustworthy public companies continue to “beat the Street” since we began our annual reporting. Since 2013, every “Top Ten” list selected by Trust Across America has also outperformed the...

November 30, 2017 Financial services lead the way in the race to digital sustainability

Source: Information Age

The financial services industry ranks the most digitally sustainable in a new report released by Korn Ferry: the Digital Sustainability Index

Commentary & Opinion

January 18, 2018 Sustainability 101

Source: Business Mirror

The global development goals adopted by the United Nations and its member-states for 2016 to 2030 are the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), collectively called the SDG Agenda. The SDGs have succeeded the Millennium...

January 12, 2018 First Amendment Goose Bumps

Source: Larry Checco, featured commentator

When Katherine Graham gave Ben Bradley the go-ahead to publish the Pentagon Papers, I got goose bumps. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, go see Steven Spielberg’s new movie, The Post. [more]

January 4, 2018 Connecting Sustainable Development Goals and Materiality

Source: Triple Pundit

Sustainability has always been at the heart of Tetra Pak’s corporate strategy, in fact it’s embedded in our brand promise – ‘Protect What’s Good’. I think we’re very influenced by our Swedish heritage, where nature and its...

USA Sustainability Reporting

January 4, 2018 Crown Demonstrates Significant Progress Toward Sustainability Goals In New Digital Report

Source: PR NewsWire

PHILADELPHIA -- Crown Holdings, Inc has released its 2017 Sustainability Report to demonstrate the progress it has made on its sustainability journey. Metrics published in the report include decreased aluminum usage, lower...

December 22, 2017 Monsanto Announces Significant Progress on Commitments in 2017 Sustainability Report

Source: Triple Pundit

Monsanto Company has released its 2017 Sustainability Report, Growing Better Together. The report demonstrates Monsanto’s commitment to sustainability and details the company’s progress against all of its goals including...

December 21, 2017 Waste Management shows reduced emissions, flat recycling in sustainability report

Source: Waste Drive

Waste Management operated 6,100 trucks that run on natural gas as of the end of Q3, according to the company's 2017 sustainability report update, compared to around 5,100 at the end of 2016

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