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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.
Risks associated with employee turnover, staff diversity or plant emissions all impact shareholder value – because they are leading indicators of profitability.
The Global Compact, partnering with the WBCSD, issued the call for sustainable commitments on May 3 for the Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum, which will be held on June 15 to 18, 2012 in Rio de Janeiro.
I walked into the pet store and asked for biodegradable poop bags, and the clerk pointed me to some bags hanging in a display case. On the packaging, there was a picture of the earth with some recycling arrows around it and the words “earth friendly.” If I didn’t happen to be in the sustainability field, I might have taken this information at face value and bought the bags.
Last week the South Korean National Assembly passed legislation to start a cap-and-trade system by 2015 to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase renewable energy.
What is your company’s most important asset? Most of you will say “people.” Many CEOs say this as well. However, where are people on the financial statements?
Nike has just released its most recent sustainability report, an interactive site that allows visitors to create their own green athletic wear.
Edelman’s global research provides some interesting figures showing the power of purpose among consumers, including some valuable lessons both for consumers and companies. Here are five of them:
Abbott’s focus on its corporate responsibility agenda lies in four major areas: innovation, access to medical care, supporting consumers and environmental protection.
Following the release of Timberland’s 2011 CSR report, Beth Holzman, Senior Manager of CSR Strategy and Reporting at Timberland talks about the achievements as well as the challenges the company is facing. Can Timberland meet its bold 2015 CSR goals? Does it continue to show real progress and demonstrate a high level of transparency, even after the purchase by VF? Check the interview out.
Producing a CR report can be expensive. A broader communications platform can help make the most of your investment. Here’s how to maximize all that great content to promote your company’s corporate responsibility all year round.