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 U.S. Army has just issued its latest policy for Operational Energy, and it provides the clearest demonstration yet that the Department of Defense is serious about transitioning the colossal machinery of the American military into a more flexible, efficient and sustainable future.
Energy Efficiency Exchange, (EEx), is determined to increase the efficiency and sustainability of global supply chains by creating customized tools for those who actually use them. Their goal is to reduce risks within supply chains by starting at the bottom – factory workers.
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More than 90% of fridges and freezers discarded each year in the U.S. are not properly recycled. This results in dangerous GHG emissions being released into the atmosphere. But proper refrigerator recycling is growing and you can help.
Those of you who missed last Friday’s twitter chat with Unilever’s CSO Gail Klintworth, can fear not. We’ve got a transcript of the chat’s highlights right here for you to reference.
If you’re following the news there’s a good chance you’ve heard a story on JPMorgan Chase. Yet, there’s little chance it was about the company’s new CSR report released earlier this week.
Trader Joe’s most recent update to its sustainable seafood policy has left environmental groups largely skeptical of the grocery chain’s commitment to preserve the planet’s ocean wildlife. In a statement posted on the company’s website, Trader Joe’s said it has ceased buying swordfish caught in Southeast Asia and is “evaluating sources from U.S. Pacific waters,” … Continued
Why would major European companies sign this agreement while American companies refuse to do so? Are European fashion companies and retailers simply more responsible or is there something else here that can explain this phenomenon?
In the wake of the Rana Plaza factory fire in Bangladesh last month that killed over 1,100 workers in the deadliest industrial accident in nearly three decades, dozens of multinational apparel companies have joined a commitment to improve health and safety measures in the country’s garment factories.
This week SAP announced that one percent of its workforce will eventually be adults diagnosed with a form of autism. That number could eventually be as high as 6,500 employees spread across 60 of its locations
In the lead up to GRIs Amsterdam Global Conference on Sustainability & Transparency May 22-24, 2013, Nancy Mancilla takes a closer look at how GRI is approaching the Integrated Reporting Framework shepherded by the IIRC.