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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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Financial Sector's ESG Concerns Affect Investment in Extractive Sector
The greening of the finance sector is leading to a credit squeeze in the extractive industry. That’s the conclusion of a recent report on Mondaq, a website that provides global coverage of legal, financial, and regulatory issues. The current climate of controversy about oil sands extraction in Canada, coal-fired power plants in the U.S., and conflict metals and minerals in Africa is causing...
Mar 30, 2015 4:45 PM ET
Health Systems Compete with Medical Insurers for Clients and Revenue - The Minute
Traditional business models in the health care industry continue to be disrupted by the Affordable Care Act. In a potentially major shift in practice, health systems and medical groups are now competing against medical insurers by enrolling employer groups and individual consumers in their health plans, reports Modern Healthcare. A number of major, multi-state health systems, including...
Mar 26, 2015 4:00 PM ET
CSR Communications on FTSE100 Websites is Subpar: Black Sun Report - CSR Minute
The latest update on communications about corporate social responsibility is a good news/bad news message. This time, it’s delivered by Black Sun, a communications consultancy, in a recent survey of FTSE100 Index company website. As reported by PR Week, Black Sun’s analysis shows that 80% have a CSR section in the main navigation of their website. That’s the good news. Now the...
Mar 23, 2015 4:45 PM ET
Beer Brewers Sign on to Ceres Climate Declaration - The Minute
As I raised a glass on St. Patrick’s Day, I had a passing question about how sustainability could effect the libation I was enjoying. Beer production requires a huge amount of clean water, large amounts of energy, and a stable climate in which to grow hops and barley. These resources are affected by climate change, which threatens water scarcity, energy uncertainties, and unpredictable weather...
Mar 19, 2015 4:00 PM ET
Green Bond Investments to Get Updated Guidelines - The Minute
Wall Street has bought into the concept of green bonds in a big way. But now, investors are asking, what are they, exactly? Last year, a consortium of firms produced voluntary guidelines, called “The Green Bond Principles.” These principles defined green bonds as investments that pay for renewable energy, clean transportation, and energy efficiency projects. Those broad terms are, of course,...
Mar 16, 2015 5:00 PM ET