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Brand Purpose in Divided Times

Oct 13, 2017 9:30 AM ET - Whether it is extreme poverty, income inequality, corruption, human rights abuses or the ever-increasing impacts of climate change on agriculture and coastal living, more consumers are making the connection between corporate actions, the quality of...

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VIDEO | Schneider Electric Case Study of One of Hilton's Most Efficient and Sustainable Hotels

Oct 13, 2017 9:05 AM ET - The Largest Hilton Garden Inn Outside the U.S. Is Now One of Hilton’s Most Efficient and Sustainable Hotels.

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Video: GRI's Vision for the Future of Reporting

Oct 13, 2017 9:00 AM ET - Having pioneered sustainability reporting in 1997, GRI remains the world’s pre-eminent sustainability standard-setter. But what are the next steps for GRI and the vision for the future of reporting? Watch this video to find out. ...

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As Long as Climate Change Does Not Touch the Rich, Nothing Will Change, Says Andrew J. Hoffman

Oct 12, 2017 1:45 PM ET - Andrew J. Hoffman is an American Professor of Sustainable Business at the University of Michigan. He came to the Czech Republic for the release of his book, "How Culture Shapes the Debate on Climate Change."...

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Morgan Stanley Releases New Report Finding Sustainability Communication Disconnect Between Companies and Investors

Oct 12, 2017 12:15 PM ET - Today the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing released a new report analyzing the communications disconnect between the environmental, social and governance (ESG) information investors seek and what companies provide. The paper,...

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UN Global Compact Bulletin (October 2017)

Oct 12, 2017 8:15 AM ET - The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and...

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CECP Joins NACD in Call to Board of Directors to Elevate Dialogue on Corporate Culture

Oct 11, 2017 4:15 PM ET - “Leadership is about establishing a long-term vision and setting a course to achieve it,” said CECP CEO Daryl Brewster, who also served on The NACD 2017 Blue Ribbon Commission that issued the report. “We have read the headlines about companies whose...

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What Are Employee Donors Really Interested In? Oct. 24th Webinar to Unveil New Research!

Oct 11, 2017 1:05 PM ET - We spoke to more than 1,500 employee donors to find out what they expect from their employers, the charities they support, and from workplace giving programs in general. Join America's Charities’ free webinar on October 24th at 2 PM EST as we...

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INFOGRAPHIC | New Report from Delos: Health, Well-being, and the Evolution of ESG

Oct 11, 2017 11:30 AM ET - A growing number of studies show that office space design can significantly impact employee health, cognitive function and overall satisfaction. What does this mean for the investor?

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Hormel Foods Announces Record Year of Giving

Oct 11, 2017 10:45 AM ET - We focus our philanthropic efforts on three areas: hunger, education and supporting the local communities where we operate. These areas closely align with our business initiatives, and over the years we’ve learned they are also the areas our...

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Corporate Sustainability Insights from Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability's Strategic Advisory Member, Neil Hawkins

Oct 11, 2017 10:15 AM ET - “It’s extremely important to have a few goals that will lead a company to have a truly positive impact, but also to stick to those goals and align everyone around them,” he says. “These are hugely important for culture, identity, recruiting and...

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Trust is Down, Expectations are Up as Brands Take Center Stage in Cultural Divides

Oct 11, 2017 9:30 AM ET - Trust is down. Expectations are up. And like never before, the world’s consumers are turning to brands to address the social and environmental challenges that affect their aspirations for a better life in divided times. According to a new global...

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Prioritizing Cybersecurity Key to Ensure Safe, Secure Utilities

Oct 11, 2017 9:00 AM ET - Facing inevitable attacks to their networks by hackers, electric utilities are making progress in prioritizing cybersecurity to ensure that they can deliver and maintain safe, secure utilities for all. However, this year’s Strategic Directions:...

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George Monbiot: Altruism For An Age Of Crisis

Oct 10, 2017 7:30 PM ET - When you think of the values emblematic of politics in the Occident, does the term “altruism” come to mind? Probably not lately. Our guest today on Sea Change Radio believes that a participatory culture with altruism at its core will be key to...

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How Pro Bono Is Revolutionizing the Way We Develop Tomorrow’s Corporate Leaders

Oct 10, 2017 2:15 PM ET - Technology, globalization, and current events have transformed the corporate work environment, and experts agree that the unprecedented pace of change we are seeing will only quicken. With so much up in the air, there is one thing that remains...

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GRI Podcasts Back on Air: October Edition Now Available!

Oct 10, 2017 10:00 AM ET - GRI's podcasts are back! The October edition features GRI Chief Executive Tim Mohin dispelling the myth of competition among reporting frameworks; Alyson Genovese live from the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit discussing the Sustainable...

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Cargill Updates Sustainable Cocoa Plan with Zero Deforestation Aim

Oct 10, 2017 8:25 AM ET - Cargill has published an update to its sustainable cocoa sourcing strategy to align with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and include efforts to eliminate deforestation by 2030.

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ACHIEVE GREATER | Northern Trust Releases 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Oct 10, 2017 7:30 AM ET - “At Northern Trust, we believe organizations with a demonstrated commitment to corporate social responsibility create greater value for shareholders and key stakeholders.” -

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The Reporting Exchange | What Are the Experts Saying About This New Global Resource for Corporate Sustainability Reporting?

Oct 10, 2017 5:00 AM ET - World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) recently launched the Reporting Exchange - the single most up-to-date and comprehensive source of information on sustainability reporting requirements and resources currently available...

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Caterpillar's Real-Time Energy Data Helps Drive Results

Oct 9, 2017 2:00 PM ET - Seeing is believing. That maxim has proven to be true at Caterpillar China Machinery Components Co. Operator Station Facility in Wuxi, China.

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Case Study: Tackling Poverty in Developing Countries

Oct 9, 2017 12:10 PM ET - Poverty and sustainable development are the prime focus of GRI’s program with the Swedish government, including raising awareness of companies' impacts and making use of the reported corporate data to stimulate action for positive change. Read...

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“Our Vision Is a World That Runs Entirely on Green Energy”

Oct 9, 2017 4:00 AM ET - Following a profound strategic transformation from black to green energy and recent divestment of the oil and gas business, the Danish energy company DONG Energy is changing its name to Ørsted and boosting their vision for a green future. “DONG...

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Republic Services Announces $99 Million Economic Impact in Oregon

Oct 6, 2017 12:30 PM ET - Republic Services of Oregon announced today the results of a study of its annual economic impact in the state. The study measures the direct and indirect economic impact of the Company’s subsidiaries and operations statewide in 2016, including tax...

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Schneider Electric | The Definitive Guide to Global Energy Attribute Certificates: Companies Can Save Money While Being Responsible

Oct 6, 2017 8:55 AM ET - Renewable electricity purchasing in the commercial, industrial, and institutional sector (C&I) has exploded, bolstered by rapidly falling prices and improvements in technology. NGO mandates, such as the Scope 2 protocol, have further driven...

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VMware Global Impact Report: Annual Progress Update

Oct 5, 2017 3:55 PM ET - VMware has a reputation for tackling big challenges boldly. Nowhere is this more evident than in our journey to leave ahead a better future, particularly when it comes to the environment and society. In 2016, we presented our first ever Global...

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