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Sep

22

September 22, 2009

High-Tech Solutions for Low-Tech Problems

High-Tech Solutions for Low-Tech Problems

The "base of the pyramid"—the nearly 4 billion people in the world who survive on less than US$3,000 annually—represent both a sustainability challenge and an opportunity for companies that address their needs. The ICT sector is uniquely positioned to help solve these challenges, while taking advantage of new market opportunities.


#Financial Services #Information and Communications Technology

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Sep

15

September 15, 2009

The Value of Using Environmental, Social, and Governance Criteria in Mainstream Investing

The Value of Using Environmental, Social, and Governance Criteria in Mainstream Investing

The 2008 global financial crisis renewed attention on the value of integrating companies' social and environmental performance into mainstream investment analyses. This article examines several important developments related to ESG integration that all public companies should consider when thinking about how to manage ESG issues and communicate to investors.


#Financial Services

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Sep

8

September 8, 2009

Winning Back the Public’s Trust in Business

Winning Back the Public’s Trust in Business

The drop in public trust means business faces a tough climate with cynical consumers, unhappy employees, and critical legislators. While the public is slowly beginning to trust business again, there's room for improvement. Here, BSR's President and CEO Aron Cramer outlines six ways to turn things around.


#Ethics and Governance #Financial Services #Sustainability Management

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Sep

1

September 1, 2009

ICT as a Sustainability Solution: Moving from Theory to Practice

ICT as a Sustainability Solution: Moving from Theory to Practice

The information and communications technology (ICT) industry has a significant role to play in addressing our two current challenges: recovering from the economic crisis, and re-orientating growth to deliver environmental sustainability and tackle social problems. But to achieve its maximum potential, the industry needs to think big and increase the depth and scope of its engagement with large enterprises and government customers.


#Information and Communications Technology #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Aug

25

August 25, 2009

Case in Point: How Intel Engages Employees in Sustainability

Case in Point: How Intel Engages Employees in Sustainability

Engaging employees in your company's corporate responsibility initiatives can improve recruitment and retention, increase their passion for their work (not to mention their productivity), and help your business meet its corporate responsibility goals. In this case study, we reveal what Intel did to increase employee engagement and boost its sustainability impact.


#Ethics and Governance #Information and Communications Technology #Sustainability Management

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