The increasing power of employees in corporate social responsibility programs and initiatives is evident in employee commitment and engagement, as well as retention and hiring.
How to make public transit compete with the automobile? A complete re-brand. An Atlantic Cities blog post recently posed a question that consistently bedevils environmentalists: How do we break Americans’ love for the automobile? A love enhanced by automakers who have used design and advertising to reinforce the link between sex and cars.
Sustainability and CSR are no longer confined to niche publications or blogs. While traditional green or sustainability related online news sources (such as Triple Pundit, GreenBiz, 3BLMedia) remain strong and growing, coverage of sustainability and CSR is becoming a key piece of mainstream journalism and reporting.
Coal ports in the Northwest threaten the regions work to reduce pollution and embrace clean energy. In a long-awaited move, the EPA has called in the Army Corps of Engineers to review plans for West Coast coal ports. Finally, alarmed environmentalists and frightened local residents are getting help from the Federal government.
The following is part of a series by our friends at CSRHub (a 3p sponsor) – offering free sustainability and corporate social responsibility ratings on over 5,000 of the world’s largest publicly traded companies. 3p readers get 40% off CSRHub’s professional subscriptions with promo code “TP40″ By Bahar Gidwani Slow Money is a national movement that … Continued
How do we begin to assess the impact of pro-active business activities? And hold business accountable to their claims? Last week was the TOMS shoe company “One Day Without Shoes” – a day to raise awareness for TOMS’s mission of providing shoes to children who need them. Two of my colleagues took part and went shoeless.
CSRHub launches fracking as a new special issue. This allows users to filter for companies within the CSRHub data set that participate in fracking. CSRHub has now added fracking (some call it fracing) to our growing list of special issues.
Companies that strive to fill their board seats with women stand to benefit in several ways. Companies with female leadership often perform better, stand to reduce their fiduciary risk, and may have a better connection with a women-majority consumer base.