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VW Should Think Small Again

By Carol Pierson Holding Volkswagen’s recent emissions scandal has been the subject of countless media reports, with news organizations such as Huffington Post posting nearly hourly updates. Even stories focused on financial or reputational damage touch on a deep sense of betrayal. This wound was captured best in a New York Times op-ed piece called “Me … Continued

Has CSR really had its day?

The long running debate on the future of corporate social responsibility comes under the spotlight next month as the latest in the Barclays Debate series brings together panellists with very different points of views.

How Corporate Sustainability Propels Corporate Profitability

Corporate sustainability is not a rite (nor a right) only of world-renown brands. Sustainability is a vehicle of change that can eliminate waste, save money, improve efficiencies, and increase profits for companies of all sizes.

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A Call-to-Action for Business Leaders: Be Bold

Mission-driven business has expanded globally. Companies are operating to serve their financial bottom line and to generate positive social or environmental impact. But even as the values embedded in socially-responsible business begin to turn the tides of social inequity and environmental degradation present in mainstream business, significant social, economic and environmental issues are persistent challenges … Continued

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Twitter Chat: The Responsible Business Leader’s Guide to COP21 at #NzymCOP21

Join TriplePundit, Novozymes, Four Twenty Seven, and The Climate Reality Project on Wednesday, September 23rd at 1pm PST / 4pm EST / 9pm BST at #NzymCOP21 for a special Twitter Chat about the case for responsible business and the importance of COP21. This chat will coincide with Climate Week NYC.

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How Businesses Can Contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals

Amid all of the noise on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), you may be wondering what they really mean for business. Will they really change anything for your organisation?

On Tuesday 29th September, following the launch of the SDGs in New York, Corporate Citizenship is hosting a webinar on the implications of the SDGs for business. Join us to find out what role the private sector can play in achieving the SDGs and how to prepare for the shift from “my world” as a company, to “world goals” shared by everyone.

Dharma Increases Lowest Staff Salaries to $70,000

Today the merchant services industry has inched closer to addressing income inequality ­– with Dharma Merchant Services taking the queue from a Northwest MSP – by increasing the salaries of all entry level full time staff to $70,000 per year, effective immediately.

Krista Donaldson to Deliver Closing Remarks at SXSW Eco

Krista Donaldson to Deliver Closing Remarks At SXSW Eco   SXSW Eco 2015 celebrates the power of design and technology to drive global change. We are pleased to announce our closing speaker, Krista Donaldson, CEO of D-Rev, an impact design firm that exemplifies this philosophy by improving the health and income of the world’s most vulnerable … Continued