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Modernizing District Energy Systems Could Reduce Heating and Cooling Primary Energy Consumption by up to 50% finds New Report

by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  (Feb. 26, 2015)

A transition to modern district energy systems could contribute to 60 per cent of required energy sector emissions reductions by 2050, and reduce primary energy consumption by up to 50 per cent, according to a new report launched today by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in collaboration with the Copenhagen Centre on Energy ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

Building a Future-Friendly World – Why TELUS is Leading the Way

by GLOBE Foundation  (Feb. 11, 2015)

Earlier this year, Corporate Knights released its much anticipated 2015 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World in Davos, Switzerland. The ...

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, ...

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