CSRHub

A series of weekly articles on major topics in corporate responsibility

CSRHUB provides access to corporate social responsibility and sustainability ratings and information on 8,900+ companies from 135 industries in 102 countries. Managers, researchers and activists use CSRHub to benchmark company performance, learn how stakeholders evaluate company CSR practices and seek ways to change the world.

CSRHub rates 12 indicators of employee, environment, community and governance performance and flags many special issues. We offer subscribers immediate access to millions of detailed data points from our 325 data sources. Our data comes from nine ESG (environment, social, governance) analysts, well-known indexes, publications, “best of” or “worst of” lists, NGOs, crowd sources and government agencies. By aggregating and normalizing the information from these sources with its patent-pending system, CSRHub has created a broad, consistent rating system and a searchable database that links each rating point back to its source. Learn more today…

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Five Questions Supply Chain Managers Should Be Asking

Supply chain leaders can make some improvements around sustainability - here are the first five steps.
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EPA Protects West Coast Ports Besieged by Coal

Coal ports in the Northwest threaten the regions work to reduce pollution and embrace clean energy. In a long-awaited move, the EPA has…
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The Truth Will Out: The Power of Crowds

Crowd sourcing and the power of social media are changing the corporate social responsibility and sustainability landscape.
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Slow Money Waters the Crop

The following is part of a series by our friends at CSRHub (a 3p sponsor) – offering free sustainability and corporate social responsibility…
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Increasing the Impact of TOMS Shoes

How do we begin to assess the impact of pro-active business activities? And hold business accountable to their claims? Last week was the…
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Social Media: A New Tactic for Corporate Sustainability?

Companies are increasingly using social media as a tactic for corporate social responsibility and sustainability communications.
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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,…
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Top Eleven Takeaways from WSJ’s Conference on Business and Sustainability

The top eleven remarkable moments at the Wall Street Journal's Eco:nomics Conference. The focus was on the opportunities and risks that are quickly…
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Shell’s Lawsuit Against Environmental Organizations Invites Disaster

Shell is preemptively suing 12 environmental organizations over drilling in the Arctic. Shell has attempted to bully its way through environmental concerns in…

CSR Data Tied to Better GRI Scores

A new study by the BrownFlynn team sheds light on the effects of A-level GRI reporting.
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Why Whole Foods is Not a Sustainable Business

Whole Foods Market is performing very well in the stock market. An article on Motley Fool argued that these results are connected to…
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Heartland Institute’s Climate Skeptics vs Children: Bet on the Kids

As climate deniers gain ahold of school curriculum, will the societal teachings of sustainability stick with our young children?
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CSR Ratings Trends: Does No Change Mean No Change?

What does stability over the past year mean for companies, their CSR ratings and their CSR performance?
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10 Trends in Corporate Disclosure

We believe several trends are driving corporate transparency and disclosure towards a tipping point where disclosure will be normal and opaque behavior will…
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CSR Ratings Trends: Are We Making Progress?

CSRHub users can now track corporate performance indicators and CSR ratings over time. What does this mean for CSR progress?