If you go these days to sustainable business conferences and events you will find out pretty quickly that this field is mainly occupied with two main themes it struggles with: storytelling and metrics. Last week, for example, it was all about metrics in an event organized by the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB). SASB is … Continued
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.
In this Twitter chat hosted by TriplePundit and CSRWire, we got to ask Walmart’s SVP of Sustainability Andrea Thomas about their recently released 2013 Global Responsibility Report. Here’s a brief summary of our the conversation. Get the whole thing at #WMTgreen!
When it comes to being environmentally friendly, those born between the early 1980s to early 2000s, otherwise known as Millennials, are talking a lot of talk without walking much of a walk, according to a recent study by DDB Worldwide.
Bumble Bee Foods, a North American seafood company, announced a new product line called Wild Selections which is certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC).
Introducing Olazul, a non-profit organization dedicated to develop sustainable livelihoods in balance with healthy ecosystems through the principle of ecological aquaculture.
Walmart 2013 Global Responsibility Report: The retail giant outlines progress across the business pursuing sustainability in 2012, challenges faced, and work still to be done.
The race is on to find new, greener refrigerants and refrigerant standards that combine low global warming potential (GWP) and zero ozone depletion even as countries around the world work to eradicate use of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs). Large, rapidly industrializing countries have been pushing back against initiatives to phase out HFCs, saying they are economically and technologically overambitious and threaten ongoing economic growth and development.
The Buddhist-like shift in consciousness and intentions that the authors prescribe in their profoundly optimistic and hopeful new book is the right way, maybe the only way, to approach our evolving relationship with the world around us.
In exactly one month’s time, we will all have our answers as to what the changes will actually be! Are we ready to take sustainability reporting to the next level?