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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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Aug

17

August 17, 2009

Responsible Engagement on Water Policy

Responsible Engagement on Water Policy

This week, the CEO Water Mandate convenes its fourth working conference in Stockholm as part of World Water Week. Here, the UN Global Compact's Gavin Power provides a guest perspective on why the mandate is focusing on transparency and public-private partnerships.


#Environment

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Aug

11

August 11, 2009

Navigating U.S.-China Relations: A Climate Policy Update

Navigating U.S.-China Relations: A Climate Policy Update

The United States and China are moving forward on climate policy—which is a critical step toward a global climate treaty in Copenhagen. But is it enough? Here's a look at the key developments to watch and actions to take to position your company for success on this rapidly changing issue.


#Climate Change

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Aug

4

August 4, 2009

Who Cares About the Millennium Development Goals?

Who Cares About the Millennium Development Goals?

Businesses have the chance to contribute to a stronger and more sustainable global economy—and profit from the success of responsible operations—by taking action to reduce poverty and strengthen communities where they operate and from which they source. Here's how to start.


#Financial Services #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Jul

28

July 28, 2009

Rising Above the Noise of Greenwash

Rising Above the Noise of Greenwash

Today's savvy consumers are not just spending their dollars more wisely to save money—they’re also spending with companies they truly believe are saving the planet. Our guide will help your company curtail greenwash and build the trust of consumers.


#Consumer Products #Environment #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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Jul

21

July 21, 2009

Why Your Company Needs to Know What ‘PPP’ Stands For

Why Your Company Needs to Know What ‘PPP’ Stands For

In a reset global economy, innovation in the form of partnerships with government (yes, government) is a strategic and cost-effective way for companies to do more with less.


#Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Jul

14

July 14, 2009

Business and Government: Working Together in the Reset World

Business and Government: Working Together in the Reset World

The signs of government’s increasing role in corporate responsibility efforts are everywhere—which might require companies to rewrite their sustainability strategies to meet the challenge of these changing times.


#Ethics and Governance #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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