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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How to Engage Sustainability Natives

As future generations take the lead in determining our sustainable future and responsible business, how will their innate conceptions and expectations for a…
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Moving Beyond Green: The Rainbow Within CSR

Are people who care about CSR all only focused on environmental issues? It is important to investigate further what are the values that…
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One More Step And We Get Supply Chain Cake

Apple released details of its supply chain performance, via an extensive “Progress Report.”  Our friends at Supply Chain Matters provided a link to…
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Fixing BP’s Big Fix

BP is putting a lot of money behind a TV commercial that opens with “This was the Gulf’s best tourism season in years.”…

Yulelogs: Eco-friendly Biomass or Serious Health Threat?

A Tacoma-Pierce County, WA Task Force just sent its recommendations to the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency about how to reduce soot in…

Are Companies Really Striding Forward On Climate Change?

This post was originally published on the CSRHub blog. By Bahar Gidwani Climate Counts recently released the fifth update of its well-known Climate Scorecard. In…

Union Rats’ New Focus: Asbestos

When a friend sent me this photo of a giant inflatable rat wearing a sign  “Asbestos Kills,” the first thing I thought of…
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Inconsistent Sustainability Rankings Create Reporting Burden for Companies

Last month KPMG released the results of a survey of corporate social responsibility reporting that found that 95 percent of the Fortune 250…
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Occupy Movement Pushes CSR to the Tipping Point

This post was originally published on the CSRHub Blog. By Carol Pierson Holding Banks are big proponents of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility). They…
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Mother Nature Occupies Wall Street

Mother Nature had her day in the spotlight when she hit New York City with the first October blizzard in recorded history-- on…
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Auto Industry Market Leaders Validate Car Sharing

In the early 2000s, car sharing was a small-time counter-cultural service offered by community organizations in liberal and university markets. You heard about…
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Six Great Resources for Corporate Responsibility Professionals

For the first time, I had the opportunity to attend the                        …
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The Electric Car Branding Trick Even Nissan’s LEAF is Missing

In the past ten years, environmentally friendly cars have become a fixture in advertising. First came the Prius. Then BMW claimed its electric batteries boost…
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Sustainability Community Tackles Language

Last month, Newt Gingrich-trained spokesman for anti-global warming forces, Mark Morano, announced on Fox TV the “collapse of global warming science.” And he’s…
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Biofuels Slowly Take Flight with the Airline Industry

Airlines won final approval from a U.S.-based technical-standards group to power their planes with a blend made from traditional kerosene and biofuels derived…