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  • Ted Turner announces first-ever global sustainable tourism criteria

    United Nations Foundation Founder and Chairman Ted Turner joined the Rainforest Alliance, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) today to announce the first-ever globally relevant sustainable tourism criteria at the IUCN World Conservation Congress. The new criteria  -  based on thousands of best practices culled from the existing ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Complimentary Aberdeen report on “Sustainability matters: The corporate executive`s strategic agenda”

    Aberdeen data shows that for a growing number of companies, positive social and environmental performance is inextricably tied to their vision of long-term viability and success. The emergence of responsibility-framed strategies for business sustainability underscores the increasing importance of social and environmental stewardship to shareholders, customers, trading partners, and regulators ...


  • Accredited sustainability and corporate responsibility training - IEMA certified workshop

    The Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) is launching its 3rd North American Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Certification Workshop on June 17 - 18, in San Francisco, CA, USA. The workshop is a unique two-day intensive program for all professionals responsible for the management of Sustainability, who may acquire the skills and competencies required to become ...

  • Sustainability purchasing

    Offshoring - The Wal-Mart effect - Corporate Responsibility - These are some of the drivers behind the trend line towards more green and sustainable purchasing. More and more organizations are adopting sustainability or Corporate Responsibility (CR) commitments - public declarations that the firm is integrating environmental, ethical, and social factors throughout their business strategies, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Sims Metal Management Named One of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World for Fourth Year in a Row

    Sims Metal Management (the “Company”) has been designated as one of the Global Top 100 Most Sustainable Corporations for the fourth year in a row. The list, compiled by sustainable business publication Corporate Knights, was announced at the 2012 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Sims Metal Management moved up 52 spots from last year’s ...

  • Sims Recycling Solutions Recognizes Sims Metal Management on Being Named one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World

    Sims Recycling Solutions is a business unit of Sims Metal Management, which has been recognized as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World for the fourth year running. The list, compiled by sustainable business publication Corporate Knights, was announced at the 2012 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Sims Metal Management moved up 52 spots from last year’s ...


    By PRWeb

  • GE Corporation wins Ceres-ACCA North American Award for Best Sustainability Reporting

    GE Corporation received the top sustainability reporting award at the 2009 Ceres Conference in San Francisco, California, as part of international competition organized by the Boston-based Ceres coalition and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). The winners, selected from 97 nominations, also included Seventh Generation, Ball Corporation, Symantec, the Vancouver Organizing ...


  • Xerox Approach to Corporate Citizenship Makes a Difference in Sustainability, Innovation, Workplace; Draws Worldwide Recognition

    Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) wraps up 2011 with awards and accolades that represent the character of the company and the strong values for which it has operated by for more than ...


    By Xerox Corporation

  • `Best in class` in sustainability

    Announcement Highlights: Board Member Dr. Plischke: Proof of the success of our sustainability strategy Index offers investors a basis for making sustainable investment decisions Bayer stock has been included once again in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World), providing renewed proof of the standing of the company as an international leader in ...

  • Scoring Suppliers on Sustainability

    Sustainability criteria in Cisco's supplier scorecards help us to better monitor supplier performance and to collaborate with our supply chain partners, such as D.W. Morgan, to optimize environmental and labor improvements.   About Cisco Systems Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Information about ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Brady’s three pillars of sustainability

    PE INTERNATIONAL supported Brady Corporation, a world leader in identification solutions, in launching its inaugural sustainability report. The report gives a comprehensive overview of the company’s sustainability strategy, accomplishments, and future plans. Entitled “Protecting Our Future,” the report focuses on Brady’s three pillars of sustainability: Sustainable ...


    By thinkstep

  • Xylem recognized for sustainability initiatives

    Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, announced today that it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the second year in a row in recognition of its ongoing sustainability initiatives. The company also announced that it has joined the ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Siemens among the leaders in sustainability

    Recognized with top marks in nine categories in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index Company scores 90 out of 100 points Siemens has again been recognized as one of the most sustainable companies in its industry. Each year, the investment company RobecoSAM compiles the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) – the world's most renowned ranking of its kind – for Dow Jones, ...


    By Siemens AG

  • Enviance powers Syngenta’s corporate sustainablity program

    Enviance, the leading provider of Internet-based, on-demand systems for the management and automation of environmental, health and safety (EHS) and greenhouse gas (GHG) compliance activities, today congratulates Syngenta (NYSE: SYT) for leveraging the Enviance System to maintain its exceptional Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) ranking on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) ...


    By Enviance, Inc.

  • Corporate express challenges aussie businesses to go green

    Corporate Express has recently announced two major initiatives designed to encourage and assist Australian businesses to become more environmentally and socially sustainable. Corporate Express' Go Green Guide - for a Greener Workspace aims to encourage and facilitate sustainable procurement for Australian businesses. The guide includes tangible advice and simple 'how to' steps ...

  • Environmental editing company earns B Corporation certification

    Environmental editor Alan Biehn, founder of ab.editing (www.ab-editing.com), announced today that his company has successfully obtained certification as a B Corporation. Criteria used in the certification assessment included ab.editing's work with nonprofit organizations, its environmentally friendly policies, and its choice of socially responsible suppliers. All ...

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