corporate governance

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Ben & Jerry’s Now Certified B Corp

Ben & Jerry’s becomes a B Corp because of its work on community, environmental, governance and employee engagement issues.
Certified B Corp

B Corporations to Expand “Business for Good” Initiative Globally

The expansion of B Lab’s Certified Benefit Corporation's (also known as a B Corporation) program into South America was announced last week at…
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GE Launches CSR Portal With Focus on People, Planet and Economy

Now GE is even more forthcoming with its corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives and strategy with the launch of its GE Citizenship site.
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The Social Responsibility of Business is Here to Stay

The debate over what is the social responsibility of business is besides the point: companies are now more social responsible and there is…
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Costco, the Genuine Retail CSR Leader?

Could Costco possibly be the most genuine leader when it comes to corporate social responsibility (CSR) and governance? While most big box retailers…
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Raytheon, the Diversity and Ethics Pacesetter

Diversity is not the only reason why Raytheon is a solid case study of corporate responsibility: ethics, environmental stewardship and community work are…
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Safeway, Tone Deaf to Stakeholders, Has a Miserable Week

Safeway had a nightmare of a week, and based on the social media firestorm, recent criticism of the supermarket chain over suspending Ryan…
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24,000 Bank of America Customers Petition for End of Political Donations

This morning a petition with over 75,000 signatures that urges the end of political campaign contributions will be delivered at Bank of America’s…
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Citi CEO Latest to Get Slapped With “Say On Pay” No Vote

Citi’s Vikram Pandit is the first CEO in the banking industry to be told “no” for a raise under the Dodd-Frank "Say on…
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Corporate Responsibility Magazine Releases “100 Best List”

Yesterday Corporate Responsibility Magazine released its 13th annual “100 Best Corporate Citizens List” during a ceremony at the New York Stock Exchange.
Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO

Why Facebook Needs Women on its Board

Companies that strive to fill their board seats with women stand to benefit in several ways. Companies with female leadership often perform better,…
GM CEO Dan Akerson

Is GM Guilty of Funding Climate Change Denial?

Funds came from GM's foundation, not GM the car company itself. This distinction is important, since in the interests of good governance, Mr…
Wall Street, New York

Via Blistering Op-Ed, Exec Bids Good Riddance to Goldman Sachs and Greed

For Goldman Sachs’ critics, former vice president Greg Smith’s resignation via a New York Times op-ed piece confirms what they think of the…

Resilience: The Next Big Word for 2012

Create a “sustainable ad­vantage” to win in this new age of sustainability. – From yet another sustainability consultancy newsletter. Big symbolic words come…
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Ding Dong! Avon CSR Report Touts Work on Deforestation, Green Building

Avon's CSR report, released earlier this week, touts a bevy of achievements and promises to address issues including deforestation, governance and philanthropy.
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