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Caterpillar Highlights Commitment to “Building Better” and Making Sustainable Progress Possible Around the World

May 15, 2017 11:05 AM ET - Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) published its Sustainability Report today, highlighting the company’s focus for more than 90 years on building better – better lives, better communities and, ultimately, a better world.

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Infographic | How Does Lockheed Martin Add Value to Society?

May 15, 2017 8:25 AM ET - As a global defense and aerospace company, our products and technological solutions enable our customers to protect and facilitate resilient and thriving societies. To meet the demands of our government and commercial customers, we deliver...

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Vancity Publishes 7th Integrated Annual Report

May 15, 2017 8:00 AM ET - Vancity’s latest integrated Annual Report, Vancity in 2016: building on our values, demonstrates how being firmly rooted in local communities can deliver strong financial returns. It can be viewed at annualreport.vancity.com. ...

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The Inner Workings of De Beers Group's Report to Society

May 15, 2017 8:00 AM ET - Producing a 56-page report summarising what we did last year seems like it should be a pretty straightforward task. However, some of the unpublished figures that sit behind the Report to Society shed just a little light on what is a major...

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Call for Nominations: GRI’s Governance

May 14, 2017 12:30 PM ET - Inclusiveness and multi-stakeholder representation are foundational features of GRI, fundamental to form a global perspective and advance our mission towards sustainable development. This is thoroughly reflected in our governance structure: every...

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Putting Rights of Way to Work for Wildlife

May 12, 2017 10:15 AM ET - Duke Energy manages the land over which more than 30,000 miles of transmission lines traverse – that’s more than enough to circle the globe. With that much property to manage, the company has focused on how to put it to work for imperiled wildlife...

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How Ethiopia’s Nascent Apparel Industry Can Build a Strong, Empowered Workforce

May 12, 2017 9:00 AM ET - BSR’s HERproject conducted this scoping study to provide a snapshot of the buyers, factories, and other stakeholders active in the apparel industry and identify key trends and approaches for their operations in Ethiopia. This research aims to build...

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Consumers Energy Sustainability Report 2017

May 12, 2017 8:30 AM ET - Sustainability means everything to us at Consumers Energy. It is our approach to business. The philosophy extends beyond our energy mix, power generation and distribution. It’s our way of life, and it’s evident in everything we do — from hiring and...

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Supply Chain Transparency: A Change Tool for Successful Global Businesses

May 11, 2017 12:45 PM ET - Identifying companies’ vast supply networks is challenging, and tracking their sustainability performance even more so. However, measuring data and increasing transparency are powerful tools for managing the risks and grasping the opportunities of...

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Consumers Energy Recognized by Forbes Magazine as Michigan’s Best Employer in National Survey

May 11, 2017 12:40 PM ET - Last week, unemployment fell to its lowest level in a decade. Companies are competing aggressively for talent, piling on more perks and benefits every year. But which organizations have the most satisfied employees? Forbes worked with research firm...

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De Beers Group's Report Shows How Diamonds Help Communities Sparkle in Canada

May 11, 2017 8:00 AM ET - De Beers Group boosted communities near its mines in Canada in 2016 by procuring more goods and services locally and strengthening support for training and development, according to its latest Report to Society.

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Transforming Technology Pro Bono: New Tool for Nonprofits Released by Taproot Foundation and VMware Foundation

May 10, 2017 3:10 PM ET - The median technology budget of nonprofits is less than 2% of each organization’s total operating budget, and most nonprofits are not confident that they have enough skilled staff or training to effectively use technology, according to NTEN’s 9th...

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Green Microgrids Could be a New Growth Initiative for Duke Energy

May 10, 2017 1:00 PM ET - Microgrids aren’t new. But Duke Energy’s efforts to power them with renewable energy have caught the attention of the industry. In simple terms, a microgrid is an energy system consisting of distributed energy sources – like solar and batteries –...

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Collaboration, Creativity and Planning Will Define Smart Cities

May 10, 2017 12:00 PM ET - The rise of the smart city will rely on the ability of stakeholders to collaborate, engage citizens and act on data. Partnerships are hard at work and planning is under way to overcome the legacy of siloed services, focus on integrated systems that...

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CVS Health Corporate Social Responsibility Activities Address Important National and Local Health Care Issues and Contribute to Economic Growth

May 10, 2017 11:45 AM ET - CVS Health today released its tenth annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, entitled Prescription for a Better World, providing updates on progress against the company’s 2016 CSR goals, and establishing several new performance targets.

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New BSR Report: Scaling Clean Energy Through Financial Industry Collaboration

May 10, 2017 9:00 AM ET - The transition to a low-carbon economy is underway. This new research report from BSR, with support from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and ClimateWorks, highlights how collaboration with the financial industry can help address...

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AccountAbility Releases German Translation of the AA1000 Stakeholder Engagement Standard

May 10, 2017 9:00 AM ET - AccountAbility has released the German translation of the AA1000 Stakeholder Engagement Standard (AA1000SES) 2015. Part of the AA1000 Series of Standards, the AA1000SES (2015) provides practical guidance on how to assess, design, implement and...

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2016 Co-op Way Report

May 10, 2017 8:00 AM ET - The Co-op is one of the world’s largest consumer co-operatives, with over 4 million active members. Its purpose is ‘Championing a better way of doing business for you and your communities’.

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De Beers Reports a Rise in Local Investment in South Africa

May 10, 2017 7:00 AM ET - De Beers Group increased its investment in local goods and services in South Africa last year and made a major contribution to supporting community development, according to its latest Report to Society.

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It’s Your Business

May 10, 2017 4:00 AM ET - John Lewis Partnership has launched an online Corporate Responsibility report and Human Rights and Modern Slavery report to complement its 2017 Annual Report and Accounts.

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Charting a New Course in Sustainability Reporting

May 9, 2017 12:30 PM ET - There’s currently a debate brewing among sustainability and corporate responsibility professionals about the best way to report CSR and environmental information. Is a sustainability report the proper time for storytelling or do readers just want...

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Sustainable Brands Announces Bill Ford as Opening Night Speaker for SB’17 Detroit

May 9, 2017 9:00 AM ET - Sustainable Brands® announces Bill Ford, Executive Chairman, Ford Motor Company, as an Opening Night keynote speaker at SB’17 Detroit, May 22-25th at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. Bill Ford will share Ford Motor Company’s transformative...

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2016 Alliance Data Corporate Responsibility Highlights Report

May 9, 2017 9:00 AM ET - Alliance Data has released its 2016 Corporate Responsibility Highlights Report. This highlights report provides a brief snapshot of our company’s performance against select three-year goals in each of our four corporate responsibility pillars: data...

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Infographic | Lockheed Martin Analyzes Portfolio GHG Emissions by Life-Cycle Stage

May 9, 2017 8:20 AM ET - In 2016 we conducted a cradle-to-grave streamlined life-cycle assessment that analyzed our annual supply chain, operations and product delivery data for our major military products. Read more about the environmental, social and financial impact of...

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Work Better – Aim High – Build the Future

May 9, 2017 8:00 AM ET - The company generates, transports and distributes electricity to more than 4 million customers in the province of Québec. It also exports it’s clean, renewable power and commercializes its unique expertise and innovations on world markets. Hydro-...

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