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The CSR Minute

The Minute is your 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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Getting Readers for Your CSR Report - The Minute
As Editorial Director for 3BL Media, I see many CSR and sustainability reports published on our several channels and in our Alerts and Newsletters. They contain much compelling and innovative news—but that worthy information comes in very large quantities. The sheer volume of this news can make getting your report read—not just published—a real challenge. An article by Judy Sandford of...
Sep 26, 2016 5:15 PM ET
Selling Sustainability: Organic Startup Honest Company in Talks with Unilever - The Minute
Unilever is in talks to acquire the Honest Company, the organic personal care products business co-founded by actress Jessica Alba. According to the Wall Street Journal, the price is rumored to be north of $1 billion. That’s for a company with a reported $300 million in annual revenue. The sums involved are truly impressive. But even more significant is what the potential sale represents....
Sep 19, 2016 5:45 PM ET
Renewable Energy Update: Investment and Capacity Rise, Costs Fall - The Minute
Investments in renewable energy have reached record levels and added capacity has set new highs, while costs have fallen. Last year, $286 billion was invested in renewable sources. That’s three percent higher than the previous record in 2011, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency. One big reason for the shift is the G20s’ strong commitment to non-fossil fuels. Last year...
Sep 12, 2016 4:15 PM ET
CSR as a Formal Force for Good: The B Corp Model - The Minute
CSR has traditionally been a voluntary practice. It underlines a company’s sense of purpose with basic ethical standards, generally accepted norms of corporate behavior, and the spirit as well as the letter of law. The idea of institutionalizing CSR through regulation is rare. But one example, currently growing in popularity, is the B Corp, a business model defined by the idea of “...
Aug 29, 2016 3:45 PM ET
SRI Market Looks for Common Standards - The Minute
Here’s a problem in search of a solution. A recent survey by TIAA Global Asset Management reports growing interest by investors in socially responsible investing. Almost one-third of the investors polled in the survey have made responsible investments. But here’s the twist: only five percent of financial advisors polled said that their clients were investing in SRI funds. Where’s the...
Aug 22, 2016 2:45 PM ET

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