The top four business buzzwords used today – content, social, sustainability and transparency – define how sustainable businesses win customers in the 21st century. The following are best practices tied to these four business buzzwords that are proven to win customers.
Category: Corporate Responsibility
This category is about corporate social responsibility (CSR), a form of corporate self-regulation integrated into a business model. The goal of CSR is to embrace responsibility for the company’s actions and encourage a positive impact through its activities on the environment, consumers, employees, communities, stakeholders and all other members of the public sphere.
The luxury brand Burberry Group PLC announced its commitment this week to removing all hazardous chemicals from its supply chain by Jan. 1, 2020.
This is the first book to tell the full, inside story of the inspiring rise, tragic mistakes, devastating fall, determined recovery, and ongoing renewal of one of the most iconic mission-driven companies in the world.
Please join us in person or online for January’s “Stories & Beer” – 1/28 at 6:30pm PST. This time, Nick Aster interviews Future of Fish and other guests on the sustainable seafood industry.
Procter & Gamble announced on Jan. 27 that it’s removing phosphates from all of its laundry detergents worldwide within the next two years.
Offering commuter benefits, including telecommuting, will be legally required of San Francisco Bay Area employers with over 50 people.
A partnership forged by the Penn State Smeal MBA program and university procurement services serves as an educational model that allows students to learn about sustainable procurement in a meaningful way while promoting university sustainability practices.
This year at the Consumer Electronics Show, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich reminded us that the cost of producing technological wonders goes well beyond dollar signs. Always absent from the final price tag of these items are the externalities of shattered human dignity and lost lives.
Joule Assets’ co-founders and Energy Reduction Assets Fund portfolio managers Mike Gordon and Dennis Quinn see above-market returns for investors in an industry first: a demand response fund that monetizes energy savings. They’ve raised $100 million and intend to raise another $200 million – $300 million.
The battle is being played out on the respective turfs of the IIRC, SASB and the GRI, where IIRC and SASB are focused on what investors want to know in order to make more money and GRI is focused on what companies are doing to the world that makes it more or less sustainable.