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Though Toshiba had actively adopted corporate governance practices, an independent investigation found that the company’s top executives were complicit in fraudulent accounting. As Japan continues to bolster its governance rules,...
October 6, 2015 Amazon, GE and the 'geniuses' reshaping sustainabilitySource: GreenBiz
Summer's over, New York Climate Week has passed and the rest of 2015 looks sure to be busy for those steeped in corporate sustainability. Although the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal has rocked the world of sustainability...
October 6, 2015 Novo Nordisk: Our take on the Sustainable Development GoalsSource: GreenBiz
The world adopted what will become the new global job description last week. The list of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will impact the way we do policy and business. Global Opportunity Network asked Novo Nordisk, a...
Source: Houston Chronicle
For years, Volkswagen's record for ethics and sustainability were exemplary, at least according to the company's social responsibility reports. Then, the world learned that the company was cheating on emission tests.
October 5, 2015 Corporate Governance: Can Japanese Business Adapt to a New Era? Toward a Multi-Stakeholder Model of Corporate GovernanceSource: nippon.com
Over the past two decades, Japanese corporations have moved away from an outdated governance model rooted in keiretsu relationships and “main bank” financing toward a more shareholder-oriented system. Amid this ongoing shift,...
Support from no lesser authority than the governor of the Bank of England is offering his support for SRI – so is the appetite there to take up the mantle? Thanks to the Governor of the Bank of England. It is not often that on...
America’s space agency is going long. Its next generation of explorations will send travelers on journeys beyond the moon, to Mars and maybe beyond. What on Earth does this have to do with sustainability? In a word: Everything.
October 5, 2015 Sustainable InvestingSource: The NonProfit Times
There was a time when all a nonprofit needed were savings, checking and money market accounts against which checks could be written. “You could basically leave money uninvested and get a return of up to four percent,” said...
Source: The Motley Fool
as Vegas is a city known for excess and greed. Parties, gambling, and hair-raising adventures are just the tip of the iceberg of what goes on everyday in Sin City. But the city, and the casinos it's known for, may not be as...
October 5, 2015 What Can the Ethical Fashion Movement Teach Us About Tackling Sustainability In Challenging Industries?Source: Sustainable Brands
The sustainability challenges facing the clothing industry today are immense. In 2013 the Danish fashion institute estimated it to be the second-most damaging industry in the world, with 25 percent of the world’s pesticides used...
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