Berkshire Hathaway: CSR & Sustainability News

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (Berkshire) is a holding company owning subsidiaries engaged in a number of diverse business activities. Berkshire’s Insurance businesses are conducted on both a primary basis and a reinsurance basis. The company is well known for its control by celebrity investor Warren Buffett, who is the company’s chairman and CEO.

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Big-Time Companies Hop Aboard the Climate Pledge

Thirteen well-known companies have signed President Barack Obama’s climate pledge, each promising to tackle environmental issues in its particular field. Here are their…
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Berkshire Hathaway’s Citizenship: Culture, Scale and the Future

The companies owned by Berkshire Hathaway, the huge conglomerate that Warren Buffett built, follow their leader in embracing corporate social responsibility, stewardship and…
Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffet speaks at the Fortune Most Powerful Women conference in 2013. Can Berkshire survive without its

Berkshire Beyond Buffett? Not So Fast

Berkshire skeptics question whether such a large and tentacular entity can continue to thrive without its Oracle-in-Chief. Lawrence Cunningham, a law professor at…
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Another Buffett Rule: No Shortcuts on the Environment

Warren Buffett: Take no shortcuts on the environment and sustainability.
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T. Boone Who? Warren Buffett Now the King of Wind

In his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders, Warren Buffett noted that one of his portfolio companies, MidAmerican Energy, now leads all regulated…