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The Evolving Landscape of CSR: The Top 5 Trends of the Last 5 Years
The Evolving Landscape of CSR: The Top 5 Trends of the Last 5 Years

6 months ago - Whether it’s in Super Bowl ads or annual financial reports, employee communications or job interviews, companies big and small are talking about how they’re working to address societal challenges.

2019 Circulars Honor 7 Disruptors Unlocking Value from $4.5T Circular Economy
2019 Circulars Honor 7 Disruptors Unlocking Value from $4.5T Circular Economy

8 months ago - 5th annual awards received highest-ever number of applicants competing for circular economy recognition.

H&M Opens Hydrothermal Recycling Facilities, Calls for Latest Class of Circular Innovators
H&M Opens Hydrothermal Recycling Facilities, Calls for Latest Class of Circular Innovators

1 year ago - This week, the nonprofit H&M Foundation and the Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) opened two first-of-their-kind textile recycling facilities in Hong Kong, where HKRITA’s breakthrough hydrothermal recycling technology will for the first time be put into practice at scale, and a miniaturized Garment-To-Garment Recycling System is opened for the public.

CDP Names 58 Companies Leading the Charge Against Climate-Related Supply Chain Risks
CDP Names 58 Companies Leading the Charge Against Climate-Related Supply Chain Risks

1 year ago - The number of companies committed to tackling emissions in the supply chain has doubled over the last year, according to new research from CDP and McKinsey & Company.

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Budweiser Launches Label for Beers Brewed with 100 Percent Renewable Electricity
Budweiser Launches Label for Beers Brewed with 100 Percent Renewable Electricity

1 year ago - Budweiser is launching a new initiative to communicate its commitment to sustainability to consumers and kickstart an industry-wide movement. The AB InBev brand has created a renewable electricity symbol that indicates when its beer is brewed with 100 percent clean energy.

Tech Giants Dominate 2017 JUST 100 List of Top Corporate Citizens
Tech Giants Dominate 2017 JUST 100 List of Top Corporate Citizens

1 year ago - JUST Capital, a nonprofit research organization, and Forbes have released the 2017 edition of the JUST 100 List, which ranks publicly traded companies in the US on their performance to act on the priorities of the public.

Redefining Ethical Business, Education, Activism, Customer Experiences All Key to 'The Good Life'
Redefining Ethical Business, Education, Activism, Customer Experiences All Key to 'The Good Life'

1 year ago - Last week, at the third and final SB Buenos Aires event of 2017, perspectives from the worlds of arts, finance, education, big business, healthcare, urban planning, consumers, activist brands and more provided a 360-degree look at how organizations around the world are working to manifest our changing vision of “The Good Life” – and highlighted the amount of work yet to be done.

Businesses Overlooking $447B in Financial Value from Strong Environmental Performance
Businesses Overlooking $447B in Financial Value from Strong Environmental Performance

2 years ago - Four in 10 telecomms and consumer goods companies reporting to CDP fail to capture or report any financial value from strong environmental performance, according to new research released Wednesday by Accenture, CDP Hermes Investment Management.

Accenture Competitive Agility Index: Sustainability Could Unlock $1B for Auto, Industrial Companies
Accenture Competitive Agility Index: Sustainability Could Unlock $1B for Auto, Industrial Companies

2 years ago - Interdependent business strategies are better poised to compete in future markets than those that boast one-dimensional strategies, according to new Accenture research.

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Over 250 CEOs Pledge to Advance Diversity in the Workplace
Over 250 CEOs Pledge to Advance Diversity in the Workplace

2 years ago - Only one month after 175 CEOs came together to launch the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, nearly 100 additional CEOs have taken the pledge, committing themselves — and the organizations they lead — to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

H&M Foundation Reveals Winners of 2016 Global Change Award, Aims for Climate Positivity
H&M Foundation Reveals Winners of 2016 Global Change Award, Aims for Climate Positivity

2 years ago - The concept of fast fashion isn’t exactly synonymous with conscious consumerism and sustainability, but major retailer H&M has been at the forefront of the movement to change that — and the fashion industry as a whole.

Trending: New Breakthrough Technologies Find Solutions for Hard-to-Recycle Products
Trending: New Breakthrough Technologies Find Solutions for Hard-to-Recycle Products

2 years ago - Ambitions to reduce waste and move away from a linear economic model are driving companies across the globe to create breakthrough technologies and unique solutions to drive forward the circular economy.

GSK, GE, Nestlé, Nike, Novozymes Among Companies ‘Changing the World’
GSK, GE, Nestlé, Nike, Novozymes Among Companies ‘Changing the World’

3 years ago - Fortune has published the second edition of its “Change the World” list of the top 50 companies that are delivering positive social impact. Once again developed in partnership with Mark Kramer and Michael Porter’s non-profit social impact consulting firm FSG and their Shared Value Initiative, a platform for organizations seeking business solutions to social challenges, this year’s ranking focused on businesses that created shared value through activities that were also part of the companies’ core business strategy.

Accenture Leading Effort to Bring Renewable Energy to Off-Grid Communities in Africa
Accenture Leading Effort to Bring Renewable Energy to Off-Grid Communities in Africa

3 years ago - Accenture Development Partnerships (ADP) is a consortium featuring Accenture, the University of Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) and The Rural Development Company, which have joined forces on a renewable energy initiative in Uganda and South Africa that leverages solar-powered microgrids to deliver clean, affordable electricity to local populations.

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Report: How Digital Solutions Can Drive Progress Toward the UN SDGs
Report: How Digital Solutions Can Drive Progress Toward the UN SDGs

3 years ago - The information and communication technologies (ICT) sector can play a vital role in helping achieve the objectives of the United Nation’s (UN) 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, according to new analysis prepared for the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) by Accenture Strategy. This would involve deploying an array of digital solutions to improve the quality of people’s lives, achieve equitable growth and protect the environment.

Hyundai Heavy Industries, Accenture Building Connected 'Smart Ships'
Hyundai Heavy Industries, Accenture Building Connected 'Smart Ships'

4 years ago - Hyundai Heavy Industries, a leading shipbuilder, and Accenture are collaborating to design a ‘connected smart ship’ that will enable ship owners to better manage their fleets and achieve potential operational savings through the application of digital technologies. The collaboration is part of Hyundai Heavy Industries’ plans to expand its business, moving from manufacturing to services.Using a network of sensors that will be built into new vessels, ship owners will be able to capture a range of ship voyage information including location, weather, and ocean current data, as well as on-board

Over 40 CEOs Urge World Leaders to Take Concrete Climate Action, Just as G7 Ministers Pledge to Do Just That
Over 40 CEOs Urge World Leaders to Take Concrete Climate Action, Just as G7 Ministers Pledge to Do Just That

4 years ago - On Friday, 43 CEOs from some of the world’s largest corporations signed an open letter urging attendants of the upcoming Paris Climate Summit (November 30th-December 11th) to deliver an ambitious climate change agreement, while pledging to reduce their own greenhouse gas emissions. Released almost simultaneously, a report commissioned by the G7 Foreign Ministers also recommended concrete actions that foreign ministers can take to increase the climate-resilience of weak states.

#BusinessCase: SABMiller, UPS Among Companies Scoring Triple Advantages from Socially Responsible Supply Chains
#BusinessCase: SABMiller, UPS Among Companies Scoring Triple Advantages from Socially Responsible Supply Chains

4 years ago - A new report from the World Economic Forum identifies 31 proven practices to help companies achieve a triple advantage of increased revenue, a reduction in supply chain cost and added brand value. The practices also help companies shrink their carbon footprint and contribute to local development, including the health, welfare and working conditions of the communities in which they operate.

Dell Identifies UK as 'Hotspot' for Circular Economy Conversation
Dell Identifies UK as 'Hotspot' for Circular Economy Conversation

4 years ago - Corporate circular economy strategies are starting to mature: A recent survey on this topic found that 28 percent of organizations now consider their own circular strategies to be highly advanced, and core to what they do. However, a significant number (19 percent) are just starting out on this journey and exploring ways in which they can integrate circular principles into their business models.

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CDP: US, Brazil, China and India Least Resilient Against Climate-Related Supply Chain Risks
CDP: US, Brazil, China and India Least Resilient Against Climate-Related Supply Chain Risks

4 years ago - Lack of preparation has left supply chains in Brazil, China, India and the United States more vulnerable to climate risks than those in Europe and Japan. However, suppliers in China and India deliver the greatest financial return on investment to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and demonstrate the strongest appetite for collaboration across the value chain. This according to research released Tuesday by CDP and Accenture.

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