People around the country are rallying behind Flint, Michigan, and sending bottled water to residents in the wake of the city’s ongoing drinking water crisis. Some companies even pledged to continue until the problem is resolved. But will it be enough? And what to do with all that plastic?
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.
In watching “The Revenant,” the jaw-dropping scene of a horse going over a cliff brought back recollections of the dismal state of animals in Hollywood just over 75 years ago.
SPECIAL SERIES: Fostering Diversity and Purpose at Work
The running concept of bringing one’s ‘whole self’ to work is riddled with ideological flaws. As part of our continued discussion on diversity in the workplace, we spoke with diversity and inclusion strategist James Wright to gain a broader perspective on the topic.
The Paris Agreement and SDGs integrate the highest aspirations of the world community, defining the path for a world in transformation. Every sector of global society is called upon to be part of the process. For CEO Michael Meehan, engaging this multi-stakeholder approach is the foundation for the future of GRI and sustainability reporting in the context of our transformative economy.
ISSP’s certification efforts do not seek to limit who can be engaged in sustainability work. Rather, ISSP and its partners are trying to ensure that those who are engaged have sufficient knowledge, skills and abilities to really make the efforts count. ISSP looks forward to helping expand the number of organizations and individuals improving sustainability practices everywhere. There is no time to waste.
Today, Mondelēz International, United Nations Development Program (UNDP), World Resources Institute (WRI) and TriplePundit came together for a conversation about cross-sector partnerships and their importance post-COP21, at #PartnersNow.
Two of the world’s largest fossil fuel companies are under fire for failing to disclose climate risk to their investors. What does it say about the SEC that they were able to get away with it for so long?
For more than 25 years, a group of merchant women dubbed Las Tías (“the aunts) have provided vocational training and other services to the children of Leon, the capitol of Nicaragua’s civil war.
The dynamics of the armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Oregon have shifted dramatically, with the arrest of Ammon Bundy and a number of his supporters.
SPECIAL SERIES: Skills-Based Volunteering
Boehringer Ingelheim’s skills-based volunteer program is a leading example of how a company can leverage its employees’ experience and expertise to better the community in which they operate.
The scathing report from Global Justice Now accuses the foundation of cozy relationships with big corporations, and a general lack of efficacy in tackling the challenges that form the core of its mission.