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  • Anchoring CSR in the organisation case study

    Anchoring CSR in the organisation to create greater ROI "EMG has shown how it is possible to underpin the idea of sustainability with real substance. Its team has created a true example of environmental excellence and hence our commitment to it. " -  Stef Kranendijk, CEO DESSO, a Cradle to Cradle company Case in point: DESSO In 2007, Stef Kranendijk was ...


    By EMG CSR Consulting LLP

  • Five Tips to Select a CSR Software

    Upon the arrival of new technologies and the Internet, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) was taken to the next level. Social media platforms allow people to access, discuss, and expose information as events occur. Information is traveling at the speed of light. Companies are facing new challenges and are now more than ever expected to respect their commitments. Currently, specific tools are ...


    By Borealis AG

  • CSR is dead. So, what comes next?

    “CSR is dead – it’s over!” So declared Peter Bakker – President of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development – at the 2014 Sustainability Science Congress in Copenhagen. Bakker’s key ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Take control of your sustainability report this year

    It’s reporting season again, and many of you are already in the midst of gathering information to prepare your annual sustainability reports and disclosures. It’s a great time to take a step back and consider the bigger picture about why you report, and then take a look at the process to see if you’re doing it as efficiently and effectively as possible. Why respond to public ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Imperial Tobacco Group - CSR System Implementation case study

    The Challenge Imperial Tobacco Group (ITG) required technical project management to assist implementation of a large global CSR system across 4 different business functions in over 100 sites, across 50 countries and in 5 different languages. ITG record data on over 1000 key performance indicators and needed ongoing support with data collection, verification and reporting. ...


    By SustainIt Solutions Ltd.

  • GRI reporting and corporate responsibility reports case study

    CSR reporting and Sustainability reports: backing up your claims CSR reporting and Sustainability reports such as GRI can be a requirement, but they are also an opportunity to demonstrate your commitment to CSR and sustainability. It is an opportunity to demonstrate to stakeholders that you are delivering on your promises, backing up your claims and making investments for the future. ...


    By EMG CSR Consulting LLP

  • How to Communicate & Promote Your Sustainability Report for Maximum Value

    Congratulations! After months of slogging through all the data, aggregating and analyzing materials from across your organization and coaxing it into a format you feel is both compelling and informative, you’ve finally done it. You’ve published your sustainability report! The question you should now be asking yourself is, “What next?” That’s because ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • FedEx - EarthSmart - Sustainability Strategy

    Communicating environmental sustainability performance and building a sustainable culture through a platform of EarthSmart initiatives   The company FedEx is a worldwide network of companies, providing a broad range of logistical services.  United under FedEx Corporation, the company has a team of more than 285,000 team members, and ...


    By Article 13

  • Sustainability as a business opportunity

    Thinking of bringing your business to a more sustainable place? The best starting place for any business leader to embrace sustainability is to shift away from looking at sustainability in terms of how much it will cost, and towards assessing the returns it will generate. Consider the phenomenon known as the Cost of Poor ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Sustainability strategy - How to start?

    Understand the breadth Sustainability strategy is about solutions; it allows innovative strategists to consider how they can improve their service and creates a new focal point for guiding business development. A sustainable strategy for business aims to meet the needs of stakeholders today, without compromising the ability to satisfy future needs. It looks beyond corporate social ...


    By EMG CSR Consulting LLP

  • Corporate Social Responsability Benchmark Study: Report Summary

    In the context of an ever-changing, globally connected society, businesses face new and different risks in providing goods and services. A new trend for multi-national corporations is to establish corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs to address these risks and move towards opportunity with greater transparency than ever before. For nearly a decade, Environmental Resource Services (ERS) ...


    By ERS Global

  • Corporate responsibility reporting of biodiversity in the supply chain

    Industrial development, accompanying human population growth, has had a major role in creating the situation where bio-diverse materials and services essential for sustaining business are under threat. A major contributory factor to biodiversity decline comes from the cumulative impacts of extended supply chain business operations. However, within Corporate Responsibility (CR) reporting impacts ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Circular economy - Sustainable business framework for growth

    What is the circular economy / sustainable business framework? In short, the circular economy (or closed loop) is a generic term for an industrial economy where materials flow in continuous cycles: either a biological cycle (via composting) or a technical cycle, where materials retain their high quality for the manufacturing of new (upgraded) products over and over again. Essentially ...


    By EMG CSR Consulting LLP

  • Social value creation for business: new report

    Many businesses have reaped the benefits of environmental footprint reduction efforts. They are now turning to their social footprint and asking how they can enhance their social impacts in ways that also generate business value. Progressive companies are racing ahead, investing in innovative approaches that improve community and societal well-being – realizing financial benefits for the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Sustainable thinking leads to money in our back pockets

    The Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) published a new report this month, which focused on the revenue-generating potential of resource efficiency. Resource Management – a catalyst for growth and productivity ...


    By Riverside Waste Machinery

  • Mainstream investors look to sustainability to unlock value

    Environmental analysis is moving from the fringes of socially responsible investment to the mainstream, helping push the sustainability agenda forward in large corporations in North America. People outside the “green” professional community are increasingly recognizing that companies’ environmental performance is linked to financial performance. This type of mainstream ...


    By Trucost Plc

  • Why Your Organization Needs A Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO)

    Organization charts normally have boxes for lots of chiefs – whether it’s chief executive officer (CEO), chief financial officer (CFO), chief operating officer (COO), or even chief technology officer (CTO) – to indicate positions of senior responsibility for large areas the organizations’ day-to-day and strategic operations. There are a growing number of chief ...

  • Managing sustainability talent: Lofty goal or new business imperative?

    Fuelled by globalization, technological change, population growth and shifting demographics, sustainability mega-forces will affect the ability of business to succeed and thrive over the next 30 years. With the global population expected to balloon from 7 billion to 9 billion people by 2050, companies will need to reinvent themselves to secure their access to resources and the social license to ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Corporate Social Responsibility

    Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a relatively new concept whose popularity has been catalyzed by the World Summit on Sustainable Development held in South Africa in 2002. It is a belief that corporations should extend their reach beyond their employees and shareholders to the communities that host and surround them. It is important to note that there is no universal description of CSR and ...

  • The New Standard for Social Responsibility

    ISO has recently launched the most eagerly awaited ISO International Standards of recent years, ISO 26000:2010, Guidance on social responsibility. The document aims to bring together the current multitude of CR/sustainability standards and will assist companies in better managing their sustainability performance. We are entering an era where corporate social responsibility (CSR) is of central ...


    By Allen & York Ltd

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