corporate sustainability News

  • Corporate sustainability reporting on the rise

    More than half of the United States’ 100 largest publicly traded companies now report on their sustainability efforts, and more than a third now incorporate elements of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) sustainability reporting guidelines, according to a report released by the Sustainable Investment Research Analyst Network (SIRAN), a working group of the Social Investment Forum (SIF), ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Corporate disclosure on sustainability

    Stratos Inc. (Stratos), a Canadian business consulting firm, has released a national study examining sustainability reporting trends and the best practices of some of Canada’s leading corporations. The study found that disclosure of sustainability information Canadian companies is now standard practice, with 80% including some environmental, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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 Foundation

  • A new mindset for corporate sustainability

    Organizations that wish to grow profitably in the future must focus their efforts to benefit shareholders, society and the environment simultaneously, according to a paper published by a group of academic experts on corporate responsibility and sustainability. Concentrating on any one of these areas at the expense of the other two may compromise a business's long-term success. A focus on ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Sustainability

    New research from KPMG International has identified 10 "megaforces" that will significantly affect corporate growth globally over the next two decades.  The KPMG study, Expect the Unexpected: Building Business Value in a Changing World, explores issues such as ...


    By KPMG International

  • Corporations’ Role in Global Sustainable Development

    As national governments flounder to resolve pressing global challenges, corporations are positioning themselves within the United Nations framework as efficient players and indispensable partners in international policy debates. But with their immense economic and political sway, can corporations be brought to the development table without the “corporate capture” of governance? In the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Creating corporate sustainability values in Canada

    Canada’s corporate leaders are renewing their commitment to generating tangible business dividends through investments in sustainability practices, according to a soon to be released report by EXCEL - Canada’s Business and Sustainability Partnership.EXCEL (Excellence in Corporate Environment Leadership) is a by invitation-only partnership founded in 1996 by a group of forward looking corporate ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Sustainability Software and Corporate Social Responsibility

    Nowadays, it's important for businesses to include strategies that focus on sustainability and social responsibility. Eco-friendly business models help establish trust with consumers, and provide strong values for a company. ...


    By EHS Insight

  • Corporate sustainability assessments under review

    SAM, the investment boutique focused exclusively on Sustainability Investing, announces that a reassessment of SAM's proprietary sustainability scores with respect to the companies reviewed in SAM's 2010 Corporate Sustainability Assessment is under way. SAM identified an issue in the software used to evaluate the results of the Corporate Sustainability Assessments and is, therefore, checking ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The 100 most sustainable corporations in the world

    Corporate Knights, the magazine for clean capitalism, announced its sixth annual Global 100 list of the most sustainable large corporations in the world. This edition of the Global 100 list establishes a new standard of transparency for such rankings. The 2010 Global 100 tapped intelligence from the world's largest sustainability research alliance put together by Legg Mason's Global Currents ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Corporate sustainability in action - The EXCEL partnership

    Questions and Answers on Business Models of Corporate Sustainability with Dr. John D. Wiebe, President & CEO of the GLOBE Foundation Why is there so much economic fear and confusion about corporate sustainability? We're talking about the whole system, which includes the interplay of the environment the economy and society. When we talk about corporate ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EXCEL - creating corporate sustainability value

    Canada’s corporate leaders are renewing their commitment to generating tangible business dividends through investments in sustainability practices, according to a soon to be released report by EXCEL - Canada’s Business and Sustainability Partnership. EXCEL (Excellence in Corporate Environment ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Sustainable corporations perform better financially

    “Analysis of S&P 500 companies finds that corporations with sustainability strategies outperform others on the index.” “A report from CDP finds that S&P 500 companies with sustainability strategies are outperforming the other companies on the index.” “The study, which coincides with the climate talks in New York, finds that S&P 500 companies ...


    By Tofuture Oy

  • BASF named to `global 100 list of most sustainable corporations` by corporate knights

    BASF has been named to the Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable corporations by Corporate Knights, the Toronto-based media and investment research company. The Global 100 consists of the 100 top-performing stocks worldwide on a range of sector-specific sustainability metrics. BASF SE placed 35th overall. “The Global 100 companies are leading a resource productivity ...

  • El Paso Corporation Issues 2010 Corporate Sustainability Report

    El Paso Corporation (NYSE: EP) today announced that it has published its fourth annual corporate sustainability report (CSR), which provides a comprehensive overview of the company's sustainability-related activities. "Throughout our more than 80-year history, El Paso has demonstrated many achievements in building a legacy of sustainability," said John Sousa, vice president of Communications ...


    By Marketwire

  • IHS Strengthens Commitment to Corporate Sustainability with New Corporate Goal

    IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of information and analysis, is strengthening its commitment to corporate social responsibility by establishing a new Corporate Sustainability goal in 2012. This goal joins the company’s four other long-standing goals upon which it focuses its efforts and measures its success. “Our emphasis on Corporate ...


    By IHS

  • PPG Issues 2010 Corporate Sustainability Report

    PPG Industries (NYSE: PPG) has issued a corporate sustainability report for 2010, which expands on and enhances the scope of information provided in the company’s first full report for 2008. The document provides in-depth details regarding PPG’s status and progress on economic, environmental, safety and social-involvement initiatives. “In this second full sustainability report, ...


    By PPG Industries

  • Shareholders achieve major corporate sustainability improvements

    Following another record-breaking season for climate-related shareholder resolutions and company engagements, the sustainability advocacy nonprofit group Ceres today released a report on the implementation of corporate commitments made to shareholders. The analysis found that shareholder resolutions and company dialogues helped spur over 100 corporate commitments in 2014 and 2015 to address ...


    By Ceres

  • Lockheed Martin Releases 2011 Corporate Sustainability Report

    Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) released its 2011 Corporate Sustainability Report today, outlining its performance in five non-financial areas – environmental, ethics, diversity and inclusion, global community outreach, and occupational health and safety. It also summarizes key corporate governance actions and includes a timeline tracing ...


    By Lockheed Martin

  • Itron Releases Its 2011 Corporate Sustainability Report

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) announced today that it has released its 2011 Corporate Sustainability Report (CSR). The report follows the internationally accepted Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) guidelines for communicating environmental, economic and social indicators to highlight how Itron has continued to increase awareness and focus on reducing its greenhouse ...


    By Itron Inc

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