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Groundbreaking Cabot Study Reveals Shortcomings of Conventional Sustainability Metrics

A new study of carbon emissions highlights striking differences between conventional and new, context-based sustainability metrics.

Let’s Value People as an Asset, and Bring Financial Statements into the 21st Century

What is your organization’s most important asset? CEOs often respond that the organization’s people are its greatest asset. But if this is true, where are people accounted for in the financial statements? Today, people are generally classified as expenses on the income statement and liabilities on the balance sheet – not as an investable asset. Thus, when CEOs seek to increase profit, they cut costs – like people – rather than investing in assets – like people – that can appreciate. What Is Your Organization’s Most Important Asset?

Linking “greener” operations to mission of healing is key to long-term sustainability of health care organizations

New Brunswick, NJ (Sept. 26, 2012) – At today’s 2012 CleanMed Europe Conference, a research study was showcased revealing that increased global demand for more sustainable health care is driving the creation of “greener” products and purchasing guidelines among health care institutions.

VF Corporation Selects Schneider Electric as their Global Sustainability Partner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VF Corporation Selects Schneider Electric as their Global Sustainability Partner Louisville, KY. – September 19, 2012 – Schneider Electric, the global leader in sustainability services, announced today it has been selected by VF Corporation to provide a comprehensive sustainability solution across all of its brands. Schneider Electric’s technology platform, Resource Advisor™, will allow VF to track and report energy, water, and emissions data, as well as additional sustainability-related metrics, across its global footprint of operations and products.  

HARRAH’S RINCON CASINO RECOGNIZED FOR ‘GOLDEN’ SUSTAINABILITY EFFORTS BY TRAVELIFE

As the world's most diverse casino-entertainment company, Caesars Entertainment Corporation continues to lead the way in environmental stewardship with its property, Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort, receiving the Gold Certification for commendable environmental sustainability practices from the prestigious international certification program Travelife, a program that certifies and assists hotel pr

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Sustainable Brands Expands Corporate Community with eBay, Sprint and Caesars Entertainment as Newest Members

SAN FRANCISCO, September 20, 2012 – Sustainable Brands this month announced three new members to its Corporate Community. Sprint, eBay and Caesars Entertainment join over two dozen companies committed to leveraging their unique role in focusing stakeholder energy toward a healthy and sustainable future.

Molson Coors Recognized on Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indexes

Global Brewer Receives Improved Marks for Brand Management, Climate Strategy and Supply Chain Management

UPS Earns Top Score Among U.S. Firms on Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index

New York, September 13, 2012 Recognized as World-Class Sustainability Leader In the S&P's Industrials Sector For the second consecutive year, UPS (NYSE: UPS) has received the highest score in the 2012 Carbon Disclosure Project's "Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index" of S&P companies, receiving a 99 out of 100.

BASF again included in three renowned indices

BASF again included in three renowned indices -- BASF listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, the Carbon Performance Leadership Index and the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index -- Carbon Disclosure Project: BASF is among the leading companies in the world in climate protection

Sustainable Brands Announces SB London 2012 Conference Speakers

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., September 12, 2012– Sustainable Brands today revealed an early look at top tier speakers for its upcoming SB London 2012 conference, focusing on sustainability as a worldwide driver of business growth, brand value and innovation for the 21st century.

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New Benefit to "World's Best Cheddar": Cabot Creamery Cooperative Achieves B Corp Certification

Cabot, Vt. (August 27, 2012) – Cabot Creamery is the first dairy cooperative to achieve B Corporation Certification, a validation of its attention to environmental and social impacts on stakeholders.

BASF launches broad-spectrum UV filter Z-COTE® LSA

BASF launches broad-spectrum UV filter Z-COTE® LSA FLORHAM PARK, NJ, September 5, 2012 -- BASF announced today the launch of Z-COTE® LSA, its latest inorganic, broad-spectrum ultraviolet (UV) light filter. Z-COTE LSA provides broad-spectrum protection from long wave UVA rays and medium wave UVB rays by physically scattering, reflecting and absorbing solar radiation.

CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT AND WORLD SERIES OF POKER “CHIP IN” TO THE TUNE OF $6 MILLION TO ONE DROP ORGANIZATION

Caesars Entertainment Corporation and the World Series of Poker (WSOP) worked together this summer to support ONE DROP, an international organization dedicated to give access to safe water for all, today and tomorrow.

Game-changing breakthrough to make snack packaging more sustainable

Game-changing breakthrough to make snack packaging more sustainable BASF partners with Seattle Mariners to debut new compostable snack bags SEATTLE, WA, & Wyandotte, MI, September 4, 2012 -- BASF, The Chemical Company, has made a game-changing breakthrough towards sustainable snack packaging that can help companies and communities everywhere get closer to their goal of zero-waste.

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Rhode Island CPAs Create Pilot Program Around Sustainable Business Metrics

Rhode Island is a small state with big challenges - high unemployment, declining income and limited choices…. but a group of Rhode Island business thought leaders and consultants in collaboration with the Rhode Island State Society of CPAs and the Social Enterprise Organization of Rhode Island have decided it’s time for a change.

Corporate Social Responsibility at Target: Behind the Red Bullseye

"At Target, our team is our competitive advantage, and preparing future team members with a quality education today makes good business sense"

Becker Underwood Releases Inaugural Sustainability Report

Ames, Iowa – Aug., 28, 2012 – Becker Underwood has released the company’s first ever sustainability report, Be Legendary. Be Positive., highlighting the company’s economic, environmental, social and governance performance, compiled in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). Becker Underwood’s approach to sustainability revolves around the company’s NET positive™ strategy, which is built on the philosophy that all businesses have positive and negative impacts on the environment and society through their policies, processes and products.

Sustainable Brands Announces Expansion of Signature Conference to UK/Europe

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 7, 2012 – Sustainable Brands today announced the expansion of its signature Sustainable Brands Conference to London, U

New Metrics of Sustainable Business Conference Offers Leading Edge Corporate Practices, Expected to Sell Out

SAN FRANCISCO, August 23, 2012 – Sustainable Brands expects full capacity attendance at the 2-day conference focused on the New Metrics of Sustainable Business, scheduled for September 27-28 in Philadelphia, PA, at The Wharton School.  Sustainability executives, business strategists and financial leaders from across the globe will convene to disc

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