Corporate Social Responsibility News

From Sex Trade to Sewing for Profit: Social Business Offers a Way Out

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - "Each woman has a dream, and I'd like to follow their dreams as well, " said Kristin Keen, Founder and Executive Director of Rethreaded.

Florida’s Untapped Solar Power

(3BL Media/Just Means) I've spent the summer living in historic St. Augustine, Florida. The surf is great, the people are friendly and the sun shines brightly every single day. The sun is powerful here, powerful enough it seems to produce enough solar energy for most of the nation.

Zero Waste: Reality or Fantasy?

With more companies and communities diverting waste from landfills, incinerators and waterways, could a zero-waste planet be possible someday?

Timberland Creates More Green Spaces in Five European Cities

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Numerous studies indicate that a growing number of children in Europe are feeling disconnected to nature. A new study in The British Journal of Sports Medicine says that children are living a sedentary lifestyle and are not physically active enough from the time they start school.

Palladium Announces Summit: "Shaping the Future Through Positive Impact"

Palladium, the project management, consulting and impact investing company, is hosting their 2017 global Summit, “Shaping the Future through Positive Impact,” in London on March 21-22.  The Summit brings together panels of leading global speakers from the private and public sector to discuss how all stakeholders can work better together to deliver real, sustainable social and economic change in developing and developed markets.

Capgemini Achieves Global Recognition as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – In today’s environment, ethics and compliance have become a top priority for customers and other stakeholders. Particularly, in the services business, success is powered as much by shared values and ethics as by business strategy and employee skills.

Voya Financial Named Among World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2017

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Companies that internally promote ethical business standards and practices have historically outperformed others in financial terms. There is a clear connection between good ethical practices in business and market performance. Ethical companies shape future industry standards by introducing tomorrow’s best practices today.

It Will Take More Than A Job To Economically Power Women

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – International Women’s Day on 8 March has come and gone, but the work still goes on for gender equality. It is widely acknowledged that when women achieve their full potential at work, women and communities are not the only ones that benefit, as gender equality is also good for business.

Leading Transformation in CSR Strategy: FSG and CECP Guide

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – CSR leaders and corporate foundations experience implementation challenges as they attempt to move from an initial strategy to leading change. Legacy expectations, inadequate capacity, organizational inertia and other strategic choices are some of the obstacles that can slow progress in strategy.

Barclays And GSK Know What It Takes To Make A Partnership Successful

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Occasionally, to bring innovation and new initiatives to market companies need partnerships, that can offer scalability, productivity and innovation. In 2013, Barclays and GSK formed a new collaboration combining the skills and expertise of a bank and a healthcare company to help increase access to healthcare and improve economic livelihoods in Africa.

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