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  • The role of the board of directors in corporate social responsibility

    This Conference Board of Canada report examines corporate social responsibility and ways in which a board of directors can provide oversight and strategic direction on the firm’s social and environmental performance. The report by Coro Strandberg looks at how good corporate governance will be redefined over this decade to include ways in which a board provides oversight and strategic ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Corporate social responsibility’s seven best practices

    In today"s competitive market, companies that incorporate social and green policies can leave a lasting impression on the consumer. As Sofia Ribeiro pointed out in her post Using Community Involvement as ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • PerkinElmer Releases Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report

    PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE: PKI), a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment, today announced the publication of its ...


    By PerkinElmer, Inc.

  • Corporate social responsibilty for the better

    While the motives of multinational businesses that engage in so-called corporate social responsibility may well be open to questions from the sceptical, their efforts can, nevertheless, lead to positive effects in terms of ethical, health and environmental concerns that arise from their commercial endeavours. That is the conclusion of Henry Hillman of the Bristol Law School, England, writing in ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • How sustainable is `socially responsible` mining?

    In a six-day period over Christmas, two prominent anti-mining activists in El Salvador were shot dead in broad daylight. First, Ramiro Rivera Gomez, vice-president of the Cabanas Environment Committee, which is campaigning to stop Canadian mining company Pacific Rim from opening a gold mine in the area, was killed while walking with his 14-year-old daughter. Six days later, Dora 'Alicia' Recinos ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • IFS Expert Presents on Corporate Social Responsibility in Brewing Industry

    IFS North America Senior Advisor Bill Leedale will present Monday, October 24th on sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) reporting initiatives in the brewing industry during APICS International Conference & Expo in Pittsburgh, Pa. Leedale will discuss how brewing industry leaders are working to capture and report on their CSR initiatives in the ...


    By IFS North America, Inc.

  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) system built for the Brett Group

    EHS Data have worked with the Brett Group to provide a CSR system based on MP-5. Having used Monitor-Pro for seven years to manage their landfill monitoring data, the Brett Group (http://www.brett.co.uk/) have worked with EHS Data on a database to manage their CSR data. The system manages sustainability data from over 80 sites across 9 businesses. It makes full use of ...


    By EHS Data Ltd.

  • Corporate responsibility and sustainability communications

    Transparency in communications is a key indicator of a socially responsible company - more important than philanthropy or NGO partnerships - according to a corporate responsibility and sustainability communications report by Edelman the world’s largest independent public relations firm. The report, Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Communications: Who’s Listening? ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • From Socially Responsible Investing to Sustainable Investing

    PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire, August 6, 2007 (ENS) - Over the next 15 years, I think we will see a transition from the old world of socially responsible investing, SRI, to the new world of sustainable investing. By sustainable investing, I mean the full integration of environmental, social and governance, ESG, factors into financial analysis and decision-making. This transition is ...

  • Consumer Electronics Companies Lead Ratings of Corporate Social Responsibility, According to Pike Research

    Environmental considerations and sustainability issues have long been a part of business metrics and corporate image.The environmental impacts of business first began to be seriously quantified and mitigated in the 1970s, and compliance with government environmental regulations is now accepted as a cost of doing business.More recently, however, sustainability is ...


  • Constellation Energy Corporate Social Responsibility Report Highlights Energy Efficiency, Clean Energy, Community Engagement

    Constellation Energy released its annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) ...


    By Constellation Energy

  • Dr Pepper Snapple group sets five-year goals for corporate social responsibility, releases first sustainability report

    Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE:DPS) today announced five-year goals for improved environmental and social performance across the company"s operations and released Sustainability in ACTION, its inaugural corporate social responsibility (CSR) report. The 2015 Corporate Social Responsibility Goals address the company"s operations throughout North America and the Caribbean. They also provide the ...

  • Chevron Issues 2010 Corporate Responsibility Report

    Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) achieved its safest year in company history, reduced its total energy consumption by 33 percent compared with 1992 levels, invested $197 million in communities around the world, and spent more than $2 billion with small U.S. businesses, according to the company's 2010 Corporate Responsibility Report issued today. “Energy is essential to human progress – ...


    By Chevron

  • Top 10 Corporate Responsibility Stories of 2010

    It's been a big year for corporate responsiblity. A huge oil spill, continued ructions in the financial sector, landmark decisions in the courts, and a new dawn for online companies around human rights issues. It is never easy to pick the most important stories of the year. Some get huge coverage simply because they feature big brand companies. Some hardly even scratch the public consciousness ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • American Water Issues First Full Corporate Responsibility Report

    American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced today it issued its first full corporate responsibility report. This full report, which succeeds a partial report provided by the company in 2010, reaffirms American Water as the first U.S. water and wastewater company to report on ...


    By American Water

  • NextERA energy named top 10 in the world for social responsibility on fortune magazine`s `most admired companies` list

    NextEra Energy earned a place as one of the top 10 most socially responsible companies in the world on Fortune's 2011 list of the "World's Most Admired Companies." The company, whose principal subsidiaries are Florida Power & Light Company and NextEra Energy Resources, was also named No. 1 overall among electric and gas utilities for the fifth consecutive year. Southern Co. tied NextEra ...

  • Responsible recycling of e-waste

    Eco Recycling Ltd (Ecoreco) and The Economic Times, presented a discussion on Responsible Recycling of E-waste on March 17, 2009 at MIG Club, Mumbai. The key panelists included: Mr. Sanjay Khandare, IAS, Member Secretary, Maharashtra Pollution Control Board, Mr. B K Soni, Chairman, Eco Recycling Ltd, Mr. Atul Nishar, Founder and Executive Chairman, Hexaware Technologies Limited, Mr. Kunal Pande, ...


    By Eco Recycling Ltd

  • Social and Environmental Shareholder Resolutions Gain Traction

    Shareholder resolutions focusing on social and environmental issues made up the largest portion of all shareholder proposals in 2010, and it is estimated half of all shareholder resolutions in 2011 will center on social and environmental issues, according to a new Ernst & Young LLP report, Shareholders press boards on social, environmental risks. According to the report, the number of ...

  • Greening the corporate board room

    The environment is quickly gaining the attention of corporate boards across the United States. Around a quarter of Fortune 500 companies now have a committee whose job is to make sure executives comply with environmental regulations and effectively handle conservation efforts - that is more than twice as many as five years ago, according to Ceres, a coalition of public interest organizations and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Regulating for a more sustainable future: New Norwegian CSR regulation entered into force

    On 1 June, newly-passed regulation on sustainability reporting came into force in Norway. The Norwegian government passed the legislation in April, requiring large companies to provide information on how they integrate social responsibility into their business strategies. This represents an important milestone in the regulation of corporate transparency. The proposal was first made ...


    By Global Reporting Initiative

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