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Gamesa and IndustriALL Global Union sign a global CSR agreement

by Gamesa  (Feb. 18, 2015)

Gamesa and IndustriALL Global Union today signed a landmark Global CSR Agreement which formally enshrines the pledge to tighten its performance along social, labour and environmental dimensions embodied by the company's Corporate Social Responsibility policy and the Code of Conduct. This agreement - the first of its class in the renewable energy ...

Socially Responsible Supply Chains Create Triple Advantage: Increased Revenue, Reduced Cost and Greater Brand Value

by World Economic Forum  (Mar. 24, 2015)

A new report from the World Economic Forum identifies 31 proven practices to help companies achieve a “triple supply chain advantage” of increased revenue, a reduction in supply chain cost and added brand value. The practices also help companies shrink their carbon footprint and contribute to local development, including the health, ...

How businesses need to recruit CSR-competent leaders

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jan. 12, 2015)

What if, at the onset of this century, the boards of America’s big banks had recruited CEOs for their CSR strengths? We know now that the 2008 financial meltdown, which cost the global economy trillions of dollars in jobs, homes and lost productivity, could have been avoided with the right leadership at the helm. ...

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. ...

5th CSR & Sustainability Meetup in Dubai Talked Corporate-NGO Partnerships

by Sustainability Knowledge Group  (Jan. 22, 2015)

The topic of the 5th CSR & Sustainability Meetup on January 15 in Dubai was Corporate-NGO Partnerships, bringing together professionals to discuss the possibilities and challenges of how to best achieve common goals by the collaboration of NGOs and companies. One of the guest speakers Pete Milne, Freelance Environmental Education Consultant ...

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 ...

Responsible Forestry and CSR – The Business Case

by PEFC International  (Sep. 5, 2013)

The significance of responsible timber sourcing practices to promote sustainable forest management and combat climate change will be the focus of the keynote speech by Ben Gunneberg, PEFC International Secretary General at the forthcoming World Engineers Summit (WES) in Singapore next week. Sustainable forest management is key to maintaining 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 ...

Canada`s 50 most socially responsible corporations

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jun. 7, 2013)

Maclean's has launched the fifth annual listing of the Top 50 Socially Responsible Corporations  in Canada. In collaboration with Sustainalytics, a global ...

Clean India 2015

by Sukuki Exnora  (Apr. 25, 2015)

Clean India 2015 is the sixthe edition of the Solid Waste Management Conference & Exhibition organised by Sukuki Exnora, an NGO working in the area of SWM since 1998. The main themes of Clean India are Swachh Bharat, Decentralised Waste Management systems, SWM and community involvement and CSR and SWM..for more info  ...

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