corporate sustainability News

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • ACCIONA wins the European business award for corporate sustainability

    ACCIONA has received the Award for Corporate Sustainability conferred by the European Business Award (EBA) Organisation. The Award comes as recognition of the Company’s efforts and commitments with regard to sustainability, and values the fact that they are tightly linked to the Company’s business strategy. The annual Award for Corporate Sustainability is conferred on the organisation ...


    By ACCIONA S.A

  • Corporate sustainability does improve financial stability

    ‘Doing good’ can lead to ‘doing well’ for companies that implement corporate sustainability, according to a new study by Polish researchers. Eighty-five American companies that met corporate sustainability criteria proved to have better returns and greater stability in stock price than average, and better growth rates than their less sustainable counterparts. In ...

  • World`s most sustainable corporations announced

    Corporate Knights Inc. and Innovest Strategic Value Advisors today announced the fourth annual Global 100 list of the most sustainable large corporations in the world. The UK led with 24 Global 100 companies (same as in 2007), plus two jointly headquartered in the UK. The US followed ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Green or Greedy? 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 Worldwatch Institute

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