Instead of certifying a siloed specialists, the sustainability profession should seek to include and be open to everyone. In particular, let’s ensure that our profession is sufficiently diverse, before we seek to limit it.
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.
Shifting to a circular-economy system for plastics could generate $706 billion worth of economic opportunity, according to a new report released by the World Economic Forum and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.
Open Corporates was created by two open-data activists with the goal to get the URL of every company in the world and make their financial disclosures public and searchable.
Helping our organizations become firms of the future will center on shifting our logic from mechanistic to living systems, predicts biomimcry expert Giles Hutchins. He spoke with one of the world’s most well-respected systems-theorists, Fritjof Capra, to find out more.
Vast amounts of plastic are turning our oceans into a polluted, inhospitable mess, and without strong action by governments and companies, it could get a whole lot worse.
Last week, David Koch resigned from the board of the American Museum of Natural History after 23 years. Environmental groups have been clamoring for his departure for years due to his anti-science stance on climate change. Should they declare victory, or is this all part of a Koch Industries rebranding scheme?
While the Lego Group ultimately came to the right decision, the toy manufacturer learned a difficult lesson. Trying to control who buys your products looks suspiciously like censorship.
While crowdfunding is meant to pool together funds for a business venture or project, its success greatly depends on the planning, investment and monitoring throughout the campaign period.
Despite an outward commitment to diversity, when push comes to shove, Apple’s white- and male-dominated leadership isn’t willing to give up its seats for women or people of color.
If governments around the world want to encourage public-private partnerships that help us transition toward a sustainable economy, then they must also create new guidelines and frameworks that clearly enable companies to operate via a triple bottom line.
The Ben Ainslie Racing team and 11th Hour Racing have their eye on the America’s Cup — but for more reasons than winning the race. They see a golden opportunity to improve sustainability in one of the world’s most renowned (and expensive) races.