Most Recent

Polar bear

Pressure Builds on Holdouts as More Companies Ditch ALEC

SourceWatch lists a total of over 100 companies and nonprofits that have now withdrawn from the American Legislative Exchange Council, commonly known as ALEC. As more companies break ties with the organization, pressure builds on holdouts like Exxon-Mobil and Peabody Energy to reconsider their positions.

Palm oil, Union of Concerned Scientists, transparency, Whole Foods, Colgate-Palmolive, supply chain, Leon Kaye, Kraft

Palm Oil Scorecard Shows Companies Still Have Much Work to Do

Union of Concerned Scientists released its 2nd annual palm oil report, which tracks 40 large companies sourcing huge amounts of palm oil within its supply chains.

3125165586_682f6c851e_z

Food Supply Chains and Data: Starting Sustainability Conversations

The smartest food supply chain conversations today begin with data. Author Andrea Learned recently talked with Good Company sustainability consultants Justin Overdevest and Kelly Hoell about how their small- and medium-sized food industry clients manage for operational efficiencies. As they see it, one key in the evolution of these businesses over recent years has been the ability to select customized data points that matter to their specific business model.

walmart women owned

Walmart Showcases Women-Owned Companies

Retail giant Walmart zeros in on highlighting products from women-owned businesses through the use of a newly polished label. The “Women-Owned” initiative will provide access to over 3,000 products in an online marketplace and within Walmart retail stores across the country.

49593910

Educate Refugees or Lose a Generation

Education is often among the first casualties of sustained conflict, and all too often, the international focus simply moves on to the next conflict, leaving a massive skills and knowledge void in its wake. Pearson’s CEO John Fallon explains why educating refugees is crucial.

302 man shirt crop

ESG Disclosure: Investors’ New Obsession

Are you ready to bare it all? In a major shift in attitudes toward sustainability and the role of business in society, environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure is now a major focus for investors and businesses alike. Businesses who know how to monitor and report ESG results — and investors who know how to interpret them — will come first in global a race for greater transparency.

officiels_cop20

U.S. Files Climate Commitment in Advance of Paris Talks

The U.S. joins well over 30 countries that have filed national commitments to combat climate change in advance of U.N. climate treaty negotiations to take place in Paris in December. Collectively, the parties that have submitted commitments to the UNFCCC account for nearly 60 percent of worldwide carbon emissions.

8476983849_eeba1942cb_z

3p Weekend: 30 CSR Pros to Follow in 2015

If you resolved to be more informed and more connected in 2015, we're here to help. Check out these 30 corporate social responsibility…
Thought leaders assemble to discuss the future of the financial services industry at BSR '14.

Five Years Later: Has There Been Sustainable Change in the Financial Services Sector?

After the dust settled on the financial crisis, governments, advocacy groups and other stakeholders began to focus intensely on creating a more responsible…
Launch,

3 Ways Brands Can Make Sustainability Work for Them

Sally Uren, CEO of Forum for the Future, describes three key ways brands can delivers solutions to sustainability issues and create real, enduring…
Sust-Report-2013-200

MIT Study Makes the Case for Sustainability

The message of the new study is quite clear – more companies see sustainability as a core business driver, and innovate and profit…

From the Podium

01
Apr

Verizon Ignites Innovation with 2015 Powerful Answers Award

Third annual award challenge opens will award $6M to powerful technology solutions in Transportation, Emergency Response, and Internet of Things.
01
Apr

Twitter Chat: Bridging the STEM Gap – #SAPYouthChat 4/14

Join TriplePundit, SAP, and our esteemed guest panel for a special Twitter chat about STEM Inclusion on April 14th at 8amPT/11amET at #SAPYouthChat.
31
Mar

The next big trend in corporate social investment is emerging – flagship programmes

70% of companies surveyed by Corporate Citizenship expect to move towards a flagship programme approach to corporate social investment in the next 2…

Upcoming Events

19
Apr

2015 BCCC Corporate Citizenship Conference

The BCCC 2015 International Corporate Citizenship Conference is a 3-day event uniquely tailored to corporate citizenship and CSR business professionals.
Register now
14
May

Sustainable Cosmetics Summit

Taking place in New York City on 14-16th May, the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit will showcase major developments in green ingredients, distribution, social and…
Register now
18
May

Responsible Business Summit 2015

Europe’s most prominent meeting place to find out where business leaders and innovators are headed around their sustainability and CSR strategy.
Register now
01
Jun

Sustainable Brands 2015

Reinvent yourself in response to changing norms. The demand for brands to deliver purpose is soaring. Get a 20% discount with the code…
Register now