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The CSR Minute

The Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant CSR and Sustainability news and can be seen on the 3BL Media CSR Network - the largest network of CSR channels across the internet, Reuters Insider and here on the 3BL Media website.

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First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Hits the Water - The Minute
Foundations for the first offshore wind farm in U.S. waters were installed two weeks ago near Block island, 12 miles off the coast of Rhode Island. Since Block Island is unconnected to the mainland power grid, the 1,000 residents and 15,000 summer visitors pay some of the highest energy costs in the country. Now, The Economist reports that Deepwater Wind, a privately financed...
Aug 3, 2015 4:15 PM ET
CSR in Canada Goes Beyond PR to the Bottom Line
In Canada, corporate social responsibility is evolving from public relations to a factor that affects the bottom line. So reports the Financial Post. On the risk side, companies are under increasing pressure to report on the execution of their CSR initiatives. However, greater disclosure and more transparency can lead to legal liabilities, if companies are proven to use CSR as PR rather...
Jul 30, 2015 4:00 PM ET
New Hampshire Healthcare Gets “A” Rating for Transparency - The Minute
One of the main goals of the Affordable Care Act is to make the costs of healthcare transparent so that consumers can make informed choices. Consumers have traditionally been in the dark about medical costs, from health insurance to lab tests and hospital procedures. The high prices of insurance premiums and medical practices, and the shift of more expenses by companies to their workers in the...
Jul 20, 2015 4:00 PM ET
Taking on Income Inequality and Diversity: Starbucks Leads the Way - The Minute
What do you do for second act if you’re a chairman and CEO who has built from scratch a company that grosses $16 billion annually, has 190,000 employees worldwide, and is the brand leader in its field? If you’re Howard Schulz, chairman and CEO of Starbucks, you return to your roots to give back. Schulz, who grew up in public housing in Brooklyn’s diverse Canarsie neighborhood, has...
Jul 16, 2015 4:00 PM ET
Impact Investing Scores $60B in Sustainable Assets - The Minute
Activity in the financial sector defined as responsible investing or socially responsible investing, has gotten a new term to fit a fast-growing, related practice: impact investing. Impact investing describes efforts that provide a return on investment while focusing on social and environmental issues. Criteria for the projected profitable outcomes of targeting such issues are an integrated...
Jul 13, 2015 4:00 PM ET