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.
SPECIAL SERIES: Sustainably Attired
Issues in the fashion industry continue to greatly outpace any progress. However, there is another avenue that can effect more widespread change: making better choices in the design phase.
The state is appealing a District Court ruling that could limit its ability to control the way power is supplied by Minnesota utility companies. Both the renewable energy sector and coal companies in North Dakota have a lot riding on the outcome.
This month, I’ll be drilling down on the final part of the CV puzzle: accomplishment statements. What they are, why they work, and how to write them to help land your dream sustainability job.
In the run-up to the fourth annual Smarter Sustainability Conference in London on Feb. 24, I took the opportunity to talk to Neil Barrett, Sodexo’s group vice president of sustainable development, about the company’s latest sustainability report.
Unilever has announced that all of its factories have achieved the company’s goal of zero waste — saving millions of dollars while creating jobs and contributing to local economies.
Authenticity is the brand term du jour. When you look past all the hype, it just comes down to creating a company that attracts people who personify your brand.
After months of anticipation, the Obama administration last month released its new methane emissions strategy. Here are four reasons the new methane emissions strategy is a boon, rather than bane, for America’s $1.2-trillion oil and gas sector.
Climate change and other factors have made the recent outbreak of La Roya, or “coffee leaf rust,” particularly devastating. What is the industry doing to support small-holder farmers?
MillerCoors is now a step closer to its energy reduction goals, with the announcement of a 3.2-megawatt solar array completed at its Irwindale, California, brewery.
SPECIAL SERIES: Virginia Tech Series 2014
What is corporate sustainability for small- to medium-sized manufacturing enterprises? A report by Vestal Tutterow, of the Virginia Tech Executive Master of Natural Resources (XMNR) program, explores the gaps and challenges.
A signature seals a deal, backs a promise and commits you to action. Whether signing a receipt at a restaurant or closing on the mortgage of a new home, your signature is your bond. The commitment and responsibility connoted by a signature has been on the forefront of my mind since my company, Andersen Corp., signed on to the Climate Declaration.
We need to get sustainability out of the goodness ghetto. We need to make it sexy. Not underwear-model sexy, but magnetically attractive sexy — cool, fun, desirable. The HELIX code (Humor, Emotion or Empathy, Looks, Intelligence and the X factor) can get us there.