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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

4 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.

How Businesses Are Stepping Up to Reforest California
How Businesses Are Stepping Up to Reforest California

7 months ago - The bureaucracy and logistics involved for helping the state recover might be complicated, but the facts for business owners and sustainability directors are simple: If you want to help California, you can!

Campaign Calls on BlackRock to Put Its Money Where Its Mouth Is on Climate Change
Campaign Calls on BlackRock to Put Its Money Where Its Mouth Is on Climate Change

9 months ago - A campaign launched today is holding BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, accountable as the single largest contributor to climate destruction. BlackRock’s Big Problem — supported by over a dozen organizations, including Friends of the Earth US, Amazon Watch and the Sierra Club, with support from The Sunrise Project — asserts that as the world’s biggest owner of fossil fuel companies, BlackRock is putting the planet on a path towards runaway climate change. The campaign launches as world leaders in climate policy, solutions and finance gather in New York for Climate Week.

When You Think ‘Sustainable and Ethical Returns,’ Think Female Leaders
When You Think ‘Sustainable and Ethical Returns,’ Think Female Leaders

1 year ago - Larry Fink’s recent clarion call to capitalism that managing “environmental, social,and governance (ESG) matters demonstrates the leadership and good governance that is so essential to sustainable growth” should not fall on deaf CEO ears.

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400+ Resolutions Show Investors Stepping Up to Tackle ESG Issues
400+ Resolutions Show Investors Stepping Up to Tackle ESG Issues

1 year ago - As You Sow, the Sustainable Investments Institute and Proxy Impact have published an updated Proxy Preview report for 2018. The report offers a comprehensive look at more than 400 shareholder resolutions filed on environmental, social and sustainable governance (ESG) issues.

Social Purpose Imperative in Business Triggers Capitalism’s New Zeitgeist
Social Purpose Imperative in Business Triggers Capitalism’s New Zeitgeist

1 year ago - Welcome to the tipping point of capitalism. At a time defined by political scandals, nuclear threats, and turbulence on Wall Street, business is society’s unlikeliest hero. A series of watershed statements, reports and initiatives from some of the world’s most well-known capitalists is heralding a new zeitgeist, during which businesses are expected to exist to benefit society — not just shareholders.

Here Come the 'Do Wellers'
Here Come the 'Do Wellers'

1 year ago - In the din of companies and brands shouting about the good they’re doing, ‘purposewash’ is overtaking ‘greenwash’ as the default accusation of corporate hypocrisy. Thirty years ago, Chevron was one of the first accused of greenwash after a series of ads purporting to show its environmental stewardship commitment. ‘People Do’ showed employees protecting bears, butterflies, sea turtles and other cuddlies, but the campaign was attacked by environmentalists for glossing over the damage inflicted by Chevron operations on those creatures’ habitats.

Wall Street’s 2018 Push for Purpose
Wall Street’s 2018 Push for Purpose

1 year ago - On Monday morning, the 8th of January, Apple’s board members had probably just recovered their iPhones from their kids, who had been using them all weekend for gaming, when they saw an open letter posted online by two of the company’s major investors. The shareholders called on Apple to take action against smartphone addiction amongst children.

Trending: Blackrock, Citi Respond to Turning Tide by Embracing Social Responsibility
Trending: Blackrock, Citi Respond to Turning Tide by Embracing Social Responsibility

1 year ago - Environmental and social issues are increasingly being used to shape business practice as companies recognize the link between strong ESG performance and profit. But for those that continue to put up resistance, investors and financial institutions are playing an important role in driving change.

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New Research Reveals Opportunity, Methods for Engaging Investors on Long-Term Value Creation
New Research Reveals Opportunity, Methods for Engaging Investors on Long-Term Value Creation

2 years ago - A growing number of investors are looking for high-quality information on a company’s sustainability performance. Earlier this year Larry Fink, CEO of Blackrock, called on S&P 500 CEOs to demonstrate how environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors contribute to long-term commercial success.

BlackRock and Ceres Co-Create Sustainability Guidebook for Investors
BlackRock and Ceres Co-Create Sustainability Guidebook for Investors

4 years ago - The world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock, has joined forces with nonprofit sustainability leader Ceres to provide a guidebook for U.S. institutional investors on engaging with companies and policymakers on sustainability issues. 21st-Century Engagement: Investor Strategies for Incorporating ESG Considerations into Corporate Interactions includes tactics and case studies from 37 engagement experts spanning six countries.

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