Corporate Sustainability

Corporations’ green promises are often undermined by their lobbying

While companies have gotten better about claiming to care about climate change, the policies they push with their lobbying dollars often tell a different story.<p>Today most large companies like Exxon Mobil, Ford and GM issue slick reports extolling their efforts to conserve resources, use renewable …


Adidas Just Took A Stand Against Plastic—Have We Entered A New Era Of Activewear?

During a recent interview with the <i>Financial Times,</i> Eric Liedtke, head of Adidas’ global brands, made a big announcement: His team wants to …


Corporate Green Deeds Contradicted by Lobbying

Today most large companies like Exxon Mobil, Ford and GM issue slick reports extolling their efforts to conserve resources, use renewable energy or …


Why The Danone, Mars, Nestlé, And Unilever Alliance Could Be A Game Changer For Policy Action

The launch of the new Sustainable Food Policy Alliance is a promising step towards raising the bar for corporate sustainability leadership. That’s because the Alliance – which aims to advance public policies that improve transparency for consumers, support farm communities, and tackle climate …


Michael Marinello joins Standard Industries as global comms head

NEW YORK: Standard Industries has named Michael Marinello as global head of communications.<p>He is overseeing all internal and external comms while …

Public Relations

AptarGroup releases corporate sustainability report

AptarGroup Inc. has released its 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report, highlighting the sustainability initiatives that have been implemented across …


New Sustainability Report Highlights Ecolab’s Role as a Global Catalyst for Corporate Responsibility

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--<p>In its new annual corporate sustainability report, Catalyst for a Better World, Ecolab Inc. (ECL) highlights how it …


Become A Corporate Sustainability Activist

World Environment Day: An annual time to bring awareness to and spur action for the protection of our ecosystem. ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’ is the …


Extreme weather events intensify economic and social risks

Corporate sustainability teams could play an important role in building resilience to environmental risks.

Extreme Weather

Gucci launches its new sustainability platform, Gucci Equilibrium

Yesterday, on World Environment Day, Gucci unveiled its new sustainability platform, Gucci Equilibrium.The online platform aims to address three key …

Fashion (Australia)

Here's why EDF Climate Corps' network-based approach is a game-changer for corporate sustainability

You know that feeling when you’re cheering for your team to win, and they do? That’s the feeling I get to experience every day in my job as Manager …


How Google, BlackRock, Hilton are doubling down on sustainable business

<b>Sustainability is business’ friend.</b> Companies no longer need to hear the case for <i>why</i> they should make sustainability core to their business strategy. …

Clean Power Plan

The corporate sustainability Twitterati 2018

And four myths to bust when it comes to your professional use of social media.

Sustainable Business

Corporations and Their Evolving Roles in the Social Good Economy

To be considered an organization that is sustainable both now and in the future, you need a comprehensive, strategic corporate social responsibility …

Sustainable Business

Construction begins in UK on first subsidy-free wind farm

There have been rumblings for quite some time now about subsidy-free wind power soon becoming viable in certain locations. Indeed, The Netherlands …


Simon Teams With Electrify America To Install 30 Ultra-Fast Charging Stations

Simon Property Group announced it is teaming up with Electrify America to install ultra-fast charging stations at more than 30 Simon centers …

Electric Vehicles

By ignoring sustainability reporting, the government is out of step with investors and corporations

The Trump administration prizes itself on a businesslike approach to running the federal government. However, when it comes to reporting on the environmental footprint of the government’s buildings and overall operations, the administration is not taking its own advice. President Trump just issued …


Hong Kong companies have much to do to improve their dismal green credentials

Hong Kong companies should avoid “greenwashing” their stakeholders and consumers and should instead embed sustainability into their core company …

Hong Kong

Parts Per Billion's profile - Listen to music

Parts Per Billion is an environmental policy podcast from Bloomberg Environment. Each episode of Parts Per Billion features interesting discussions …


Why All Businesses Can Benefit from a Guiding Social or Environmental Purpose

Corporate sustainability efforts are about more than just doing good. They're good business.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>According to Nielsen’s 2015 <i>Global Corporate Sustainability</i> report, 66 percent of global consumers surveyed said they were willing to pay …

Business Strategy

World-first study aims to keep emissions targets on track

A simple method to determine if fossil fuel producers are on track to meet global emission reduction targets has been developed by University of …

Fossil Fuels

Balancing Green: A Practical Guide to Corporate Sustainability

Yossi Sheffi, Director of the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics, has done it again. He recently published a must-read book on sustainability. Balancing Green: When to Embrace Sustainability in a Business (and When Not To) is a well-researched book that cuts through many of the fallacies and …


National Bank of Kuwait Takes Extensive Steps Towards Becoming a Middle East Corporate Sustainability Leader

Submitted by: National Bank of Kuwait<p>Date:04.05.2018 - 08:00am<p>Report Details:<p>About This Report: Click Here<p>Report PDF: Click Here<p>Sustainability Report …

Middle East

Employees From The Hartford Help Plant Dozens Of Trees In City For Arbor Day

Employees from the Hartford joined Knox, Inc., and the city of Hartford to plant trees along Irving Street Friday.Irving Street was selected for the …


Wrangler puts its corporate weight behind soil health

<b>Are we moving on from the overly binary organic versus conventional debate?</b><p>In his excellent book Growing a Revolution, David R. Montgomery suggests …


Kinetic North America Greens Up Its OOH Production Unit

WPP’s Kinetic North America is relaunching its print production management company Lively Production with new eco-friendly production options.<p>The …

Advertising Industry

How the blockchain could transform sustainability reporting

It could be a breakthrough in verification, reaching far beyond self-interested audiences.

State Street Recognized by RobecoSAM’s Annual "Sustainability Yearbook” for Fourth Consecutive Year

State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) today announced it has been named to RobecoSAM’s 2018 "The Sustainability Yearbook” for its strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance in the <i>Diversified Financial Services and Capital Markets</i> category. This is the fourth consecutive year that …

State Street

Nigeria's Bola Adesola Appointed Vice-Chair of UN Board

Nigeria's Bola Adesola Appointed Vice-Chair of UN BoardThe United Nations has appointed Bola Adesola to the Board of the United Nations Global …

United Nations

Nigeria: Another Nigerian Gets Top UN Appointment

Bola Adesola<p>The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, has confirmed the appointment of Bola Adesola of Nigeria to the Board of …

United Nations