CSRminute: Major Banks to Include Eco-Policies in Lending Practices; Time Warner Cable Helps Boys & Girls Clubs of Austin, TX

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CSRminute: Major Banks to Include Eco-Policies in Lending Practices; Time Warner Cable Helps Boys & Girls Clubs of Austin, TX

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theCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 - 9:25am

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Hello, I’m Emily Polk, and these are your CSR Minute headlines for Wednesday, September 8th:

Banks are beginning to include environmental factors in their lending policies, noting the increasing risks and benefits to their reputations and bottom lines. Wells Fargo is limiting its involvement with companies engaged in mountaintop removal mining. HSBC is ending its relationships with some producers of palm oil, which has been linked to deforestation in developing countries.  On the proactive side, Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, and Morgan Stanley have initiated the Carbon Principles to standardize the assessment of carbon risks in the financing of electric power projects.

Time Warner Cable has donated science- and math-related school supplies to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin, Texas area. The company collected more than 1,000 calculators as well as graph paper, markers, and other items as part of the Collect 2 Connect supply drive. Collect 2 Connect is Time Warner Cable’s program to engage students in science, technology engineering, and math.

For more information on these and other stories, go to thecsrminute.com.

 

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