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Guidance on re-using and recycling used carpet

by Axion Group - Axion Consulting  (Dec. 8, 2014)

A practical interactive guide has been published to encourage more re-use and recycling of used carpet arising from all types of refurbishment schemes. Best practices for extending carpet lifetime and for refurbishment specification are also highlighted in the user-friendly document. Carpet Recycling UK was commissioned by WRAP, the UK’s ...

EDC recognized for pioneering Canada’s first ‘green bond’

by GLOBE Foundation  (Nov. 28, 2014)

Export Development Canada (EDC) has received the Excellence in Corporate Responsibility (ECR) Award in the category for product innovation and service. The announcement was made at the 12th Annual Canadian Business for Social Responsibility Summit. The award, sponsored by Green Living Enterprises, recognizes EDC’s pioneering work on ...

What’s wrong with the circular economy?

by GLOBE Foundation  (Nov. 20, 2014)

Companies with circular economy business models currently struggle to raise investment because investors are generally unfamiliar with the concept of the circular economy According to research to be published by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the lack of information about financial risk is a key reason why investors are hesitant to invest in ...

The CSR&Sustainability meetup movement in Dubai is growing strong!

by Sustainability Knowledge Group  (Nov. 5, 2014)

The 3rd successful CSR & Sustainability Meetup took place in Dubai, on 5th November 2014! Over 25 participants joined the recent Meetup, to discuss issues surrounding 'Sustainable Communications'. Participants had the opportunity to exchange ideas on, avoiding green washing, engaging consumers and building lasting and loyal relationships with ...

Eaton Recognized for Corporate Social Responsibility Efforts in China

by Eaton Corporation  (Dec. 30, 2013)

Power management company Eaton has received two recent recognitions for its corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts in China: The “Golden Bee CSR Report Evergreen Award” for its 2012 China Sustainability Report, and being ranked among the top 10 in the “2013 China CSR Honor Roll” Top 100 Enterprises. ...

Sustainability Knowledge Group`s advanced training programs help professionals to face the challenges of CSR and Sustainability.

by Sustainability Knowledge Group  (Nov. 6, 2014)

Sustainability Knowledge Group, one of the leading firms specializing in CSR and Sustainability services, delivered with great success its Advanced CSO (Chief Sustainability Officer) Professional, certified by the British Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) on 4th,5th and 6th November in Dubai. Participants from ABB, DP World, DEWA, ...

Corporate Social Responsibility - a Reputational Imperative

by co2balance UK Ltd  (Jun. 4, 2013)

Corporate Social Responsibility is no longer a nice to have, but rather a “reputational imperative” according to a new report released by Cone Communications. The 2013 Cone Communications / Echo Global CSR Study reveals the growing importance to companies of clearly demonstrating the social, community and environmental good that they ...

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, ...

Doing Business the Canadian Way

by GLOBE Foundation  (Nov. 20, 2014)

On November 14 International Trade Minister Ed Fast announced an enhanced corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy, Doing Business the Canadian Way: A Strategy to Advance CSR in Canada’s Extractive Sector Abroad. The enhanced CSR strategy is intended to deliver on a commitment by the ...

German CSR Forum 2013: Corporate Social Responsibility Meets Biodiversity

by CSRwire - Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire  (Feb. 28, 2013)

Where do enterprises stand when it comes to biodiversity in the year 2013? How do companies and NGOs handle greenwashing reproaches concerning the co-operation on the protection of nature. At the German CSR Forum – International Forum for Sustainability and Futureability – business and NGOs representatives will provide answers to these questions ...

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