Financial Incentives should not drive decisions about renewable energy retrofits. Energy efficiency comes second, not first. Good finance can never make a bad project good, but it can only make a good project better. Many bad projects result if financial incentives drive the decisions.
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.
Cecily Joseph, Senior Director of Corporate Responsibility for Symantec Corporation, talks about her career, inspiration and recent accomplishments in our Women in CSR series.
We’re excited to announce another high level twitter chat coming up next Wednesday, July 24th at 8am PST/11am EST. This time we’ll be chatting with Mars, Inc’s new Chief Sustainability Officer Barry Parkin.
So, you’ve learned about one of our Twitter Chats and RSVP’d? Excellent! Now, how in the world do these work? This is a step-by-step guide which should help, whether you’re completely new to Twitter or have some basic experience.
Carol Clark, Vice President of Beer & Better World at Anheuser-Busch InBev, talks about her career, inspiration and recent accomplishments in our Women in CSR series.
Unfortunately, until the tragic collapse of a factory killed over 1000 women workers in Bangladesh this past April, few people were tuned in to the sustainability issues around fashion. That is beginning to change. I can only hope this is the start of a fast fashion revolution.
The overall correlation between these large sets of data is strong—and it has been growing stronger. We will now look at how each of the twelve individual components in CSRHub’s metric system relate to brand strength.
Is fast fashion any more sustainable now due to the new safety plans signed by European and American fashion companies? How far we really are from the next tragedy? This might be a good time for a retrospective look at the events that took place after the latest tragedy in Bangladesh. Here are five lessons we can learn from them that might provide us with the answers we are looking for.
Sue Briggum, Vice President for Federal Public Affairs for Waste Management, talks about her career, inspiration and recent accomplishments in our Women in CSR series.
Lynelle Cameron, Senior Director of Sustainability for Autodesk, and President and CEO of the newly created Autodesk Foundation, talks about her career, inspiration and recent accomplishments in our Women in CSR series.
In Nature’s Fortune, Mark R. Tercek, president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy, makes an impassioned case that business and environmental interests can and must align for everyone’s long-term benefit.
Figuring out who regulates organic cosmetic and personal care products can be confusing. Clearer, decisive regulation is needed for cosmetics and personal care products, says California watchdog Center for Environmental Health, which already has plenty of lawsuits on the books to prove it.