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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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Transparency at Stake in Hospital Ratings Debate - The Minute
How much do you know about the quality of the hospital you would use, if necessary? If it’s up to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, soon you’ll know a lot. The CMS has proposed a rating system to measure the overall quality of hospitals. On a scale of one to five stars, with five being the best, a single number will score each facility. The CMS believes that’s the easiest way for...
Jul 11, 2016 7:15 PM ET
Green Bond Action Heats Up Global Investment Market - The Minute
Green bonds—financial instruments with a socially responsible investment aspect baked into their DNA—are red-hot. So far this year, global green bond issuance totals $28.7 seven billion, up 78% from the $12.1 billion issued last year in the same time period, reports Business Insider. Along with this explosive growth in sustainable finance dollars comes a shift in who’s selling green...
Jun 27, 2016 6:45 PM ET
Brexit’s Impact on Environmental Policy: The Pros and Cons - The Minute
The outcome of this week’s referendum about whether Great Britain should leave the European Union—the so-called “Brexit”— is uncertain. So are the potential environmental policy consequences. Many of those in the “remain” camp point to the Paris Accord, COP21, as evidence of how EU membership is critical in driving the UK’s engagement with climate change issues. They also point to...
Jun 20, 2016 5:45 PM ET
Investments in Ag Tech on the Rise - The Minute
Food production is lagging behind global population growth, due to increasing demand and flat crop yields. One obvious answer to the question of increased agricultural efficiency is new technology. In today’s farm country, drones map fields, software locates underground water and sets plans for planting, and tractors are loaded with electronic gear. Using big data requires big bucks, and...
Jun 13, 2016 6:30 PM ET
Supply Chain: The Top 25 Score with Sustainability Reports - The Minute
Every year, research firm Gartner announces a list of the Supply Chain Top 25. The ranking identifies leaders and highlights best practices. This year, there was more movement on and off and within the list than usual, due to a new CSR scoring element. Extra points were awarded if companies produced publicly available sustainability reports using accepted standards, and if certain expert third...
Jun 6, 2016 7:40 PM ET