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UNEA Provides New Momentum to Financing the Green Economy

by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  (Jun. 27, 2014)

An international symposium on Financing the Green Economy convened world environment leaders, policy-makers and financial experts this week at the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) to identify smart policies and instruments that can be mobilized to finance the green economy transition. The symposium's green economy financing theme is ...

Maxxam’s third annual Corporate Responsibility Report is “more than meets the eye”

by Maxxam Analytics  (Jun. 2, 2014)

We are pleased to announce that Maxxam has published its 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report, outlining the company’s commitment to continually improving business performance and practices. The report summarizes the activities surrounding Maxxam’s six guiding principles for ...

GRI Seeks Comments on New Reporting Structure

by GLOBE Foundation  (May 26, 2014)

GRI is seeking feedback from the public on intended governance changes designed to strengthen GRI’s role as a standard setter for sustainability reporting and its suitability as official reference in public policy. While GRI has long been accepted as ‘de facto standard setter’ in providing sustainability reporting guidance, ...

Eaton Named to the “100 Best Corporate Citizens” List for the Seventh Consecutive Year By Corporate Responsibility Magazine

by Eaton Corporation  (May 1, 2014)

Power management company Eaton today announced that it has been named one of Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine’s “100 Best Corporate Citizens” for the seventh consecutive year. “At Eaton, our culture of doing business right includes being transparent in how we carry out our commitments to customers, shareholders, ...

Governing for Sustainability

by GLOBE Foundation  (Apr. 30, 2014)

Citizens who expect their governments to lead on sustainability have been badly disappointed in recent years. Due to a succession of largely ineffectual international climate conferences and the failure of many nations to pass meaningful climate legislation, progress in governance for sustainability has been lackluster at best.   So ...

Sustainability Linked to Responsible Governance

by Worldwatch Institute  (Apr. 28, 2014)

Citizens who expect their governments to lead on sustainability have been badly disappointed in recent years. From largely ineffectual international climate conferences to the failure to pass meaningful U.S. climate legislation, governments’ progress has often been lackluster. Leadership has come from the bottom up rather than the top down. ...

Alstom receives Corporate Social Responsibility Certificate in Mexico

by Alstom  (Mar. 6, 2014)

Alstom Mexico has been awarded with the Corporate Social Responsibility Certificate (ESR), given by the Mexican Philanthropy Center (Cemefi for its Spanish acronym) and by the Mexican Alliance for Corporate Social Responsibility (AliaRSE).Such distinction is granted to companies in Mexico that promote and support the principles associated ...

RWE AG publishes its 2013 sustainability report

by RWE AG  (Apr. 7, 2014)

Sustainability is core business if we want to be a partner of society as a whole”, says RWE CEO Peter Terium in the introductory interview to the report. “And we are moving forward. Our CO2 emissions have come down and we have increased our energy efficiency. We have continued to operate at a high level in areas where we have been ...

GLOBE Awards for Environmental Excellence Announced

by GLOBE Foundation  (Mar. 28, 2014)

Following two exciting days of environmental and corporate innovation and networking, the GLOBE Foundation has announced the winners of the 12th annual GLOBE Awards for Environmental Excellence at the Closing Luncheon for GLOBE 2014. Considered the most high profile annual awards of their kind, the GLOBE Awards celebrate Canadian companies that ...

World’s Largest Investors Launch Effort to Engage Global Stock Exchanges on Sustainability Reporting Standard for Companies

by Ceres  (Mar. 26, 2014)

Sustainability advocacy group Ceres, in collaboration with BlackRock and other major institutional investors, today announced an initiative to engage global stock exchanges via the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) on a ...

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