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The New ‘3Ps’ of Sustainability: Pragmatism, Perseverance and Passion

Sep 19, 2017 11:15 AM ET - In sustainability, we often talk about the “three Ps” of the triple bottom line: people, planet and profit. At GM, we use it as a framework to evaluate our performance as a company and leverage it to develop solutions to a variety of societal and...

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Socially Sustainable: Antea Group Employees Get Their Hands Dirty

Sep 19, 2017 10:55 AM ET - Read about how Antea Group employees volunteered to help clean up a river, plant vegetables, stock a food bank and more at our latest blog.

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Costa Cruises Partners With Winnow to Reduce Food Waste at Sea

Sep 19, 2017 10:20 AM ET - Costa Cruises is joining forces with Winnow to fight food waste, extending Costa’s deep commitment to sustainability and continuous improvement. As pioneers in the global cruise industry, Costa – the Italy-based cruise line famous for its Italian-...

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Supporting Young People is Key to Sustainable Business

Sep 19, 2017 10:00 AM ET - At the UN General Assembly in New York this week, an important topic is how business can contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We at Nestlé believe that supporting young people is not only core to the SDGs, but is also...

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Domtar Sustainability: Bringing Our Sustainable Forestry Practices to Life

Sep 19, 2017 9:15 AM ET - Domtar engages in a wide variety of initiatives to ensure we leave the forests that we depend on, and the communities we are a part of, better off for the long term. This is how we bring Domtar’s Sustainable Forestry Principles to life across the...

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Reflecting on Our Ocean Plastic Summer Internship

Sep 19, 2017 9:10 AM ET - A guest blog from Dell’s ocean plastic supply chain summer interns Allison Ward and Dan Partin, graduate students at the University of Michigan’s Tauber Institute for Global Operations.

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Aflac Serves as Diamond Sponsor at CureFest for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Sep 19, 2017 8:05 AM ET - Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the U.S. and a longtime champion of the childhood cancer cause, today participated as a Diamond Sponsor of CureFest for Childhood Cancer.

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Republic Services Returns to Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices

Sep 18, 2017 3:45 PM ET - Republic Services was named to both the 2017 DJSI World and North America indices for the second consecutive year. Republic is the only recycling and solid waste collection provider included in the 2017 DJSI Indices. "Inclusion in...

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Visa Inc. Recognized as Leader in Corporate Sustainability

Sep 18, 2017 1:35 PM ET - Visa (NYSE:V) today announced the company has been named to the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI), one of the most prestigious indices for corporate responsibility and sustainability performance.

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LBG Canada Data Stories: Return on Program Management Investment (ROMI)

Sep 18, 2017 1:10 PM ET - Throughout the summer of 2017, many companies seem to be focused on the ROI of program management investment (ROMI). This would include investment in people, technology and communications (among other things) toward achieving community investment,...

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From Norway to the Gulf Region: GRI Standards Launch Events Continue Across the Globe

Sep 18, 2017 12:00 PM ET - With events in over 20 countries, the GRI Standards launches have generated leading-edge discussions on emerging topics in sustainability reporting. This week's launch event in Abu Dhabi will discuss the major strides in green development in...

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Water Intake, Quality a Vital Issue at Boeing

Sep 18, 2017 11:15 AM ET - Boeing is a careful steward of one of the planet’s most precious natural resources: water. In our operations, we focus on innovative ways to protect and improve water quality for the benefit of the environment and the communities where we live and...

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Yum! Brands Launches Innovative “Grow Yourself Week” Employee Development Program

Sep 18, 2017 10:30 AM ET - Yum! Brands today launched its Grow Yourself Week program for corporate employees based in Louisville as part of the Company’s ongoing investment in its people and culture. The week-long program offers more than 30 interactive professional and...

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Former U.S. Diplomat and Congressman Tom Perriello to Keynote CFSI Annual Conference

Sep 18, 2017 10:15 AM ET - The Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI), a coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving the security and human rights conditions in their minerals supply chains, today announced that former U.S. diplomat and Congressman Tom Perriello...

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CSRHub's Cynthia Figge to Speak at 28th Annual SRI Conference

Sep 18, 2017 9:45 AM ET - CSRHub Co-Founder and CEO, Cynthia Figge, will be speaking at the 28th Annual SRI Conference. This event will be held on November 1-3rd in San Diego, CA. During this conference, thought leaders, investors and investment professionals from all...

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Vast Majority of CEOs Are Personally Involved in Advancing Sustainable Business and SDGs Are a Top Priority

Sep 18, 2017 9:00 AM ET - The United Nations Global Compact will release its 2017 Progress Report today. The report includes findings from a 2017 survey of the 9,500 companies participating in the UN Global Compact, showing how businesses are embedding the Ten Principles in...

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This Week: Releasing Business Reporting on the SDGs: An Analysis of the Goals and Targets

Sep 18, 2017 9:00 AM ET - On 21 September, GRI and the UN Global Compact will launch the first outcome publication of their groundbreaking Action Platform for Business Reporting on the SDGs. The publication, An Analysis of the Goals and Targets, demystifies the esoteric...

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Gildan Organizes an Annual Entrepreneurship Fair in Honduras to Promote Employee Businesses

Sep 18, 2017 9:00 AM ET - In line with one of the Company’s core values ‘We Act Like Entrepreneurs’, Gildan encourages its employees in their entrepreneurial activities outside of the workplace by hosting an annual fair which offers them a forum to promote their businesses.

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This Duck Goes Gold for Kids With Cancer

Sep 18, 2017 8:15 AM ET - September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. More than 20 years ago, Aflac adopted the charge to further childhood cancer research and treatment and to support families in that struggle. This month, we are “going gold” alongside the childhood...

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C-Suite Support Plays Integral Role in Corporate Social Responsibility

Sep 18, 2017 8:05 AM ET - A company’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) program says a lot about its business values. In today’s business world, companies are judged not just by the quality of products and services they offer but how willing they are to invest in the...

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Business Fights Poverty Announces Appointment of Global Engagement and Partnerships Director

Sep 18, 2017 6:30 AM ET - Business Fights Poverty, the leading global collaboration platform for international businesses seeking to harness and scale their social impact today announced the appointment of Euan Wilmshurst as Director, Global Engagement and Partnerships.

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Purina Calls on Organisations to Reap the Rewards of Bringing Pets at Work

Sep 18, 2017 3:00 AM ET - Nestlé Purina is calling on businesses and organisations across Europe to join the Pets at Work Alliance and benefit from the positive impact pets can have in a professional environment. At Purina, we believe pets and people are better together,...

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How to Align Your Citizenship Strategy With the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Sep 16, 2017 8:05 AM ET - It’s been about two years since the SDGs were adopted as a part of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. In the time since, leading corporate citizens have begun to tackle the challenge of aligning their citizenship work to the SDGs. ...

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2017 Marvin Miller Man of the Year Nominees Showcase Diverse Community Commitment

Sep 15, 2017 7:30 PM ET - The 30 Major League Baseball players nominated by their teammates for the 2017 Marvin Miller Man of the Year award showcase the diverse range of causes, commitments and creative approaches to community service taken by the current crop of big...

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The UPS Foundation Extends Relief Network to Florida, Pledges More Than $1 Million in Additional Support

Sep 15, 2017 4:00 PM ET - UPS (NYSE:UPS) announced more than a $1 million commitment, through The UPS Foundation, in support of recovery efforts in the Caribbean, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina, following the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma. The pledge is a...

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