Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Since the introduction of the concept of the triple bottom line, supporters and critics have debated the ability to link business sustainability actions to business profitability. Without a definitive financial incentive, companies have traditionally not been receptive to the idea of integrating sustainability concepts into core business practices. Recent trends tends to indicate that the business world may be changing their view, but what are the results saying?
The report details the company's commitment to managing business responsibly.
(3BL Media) July 17, 2012 - Hyatt released its inaugural corporate responsibility report, which details the company’s commitment to managing business responsibly. In this report, Hyatt shares with its stakeholders its progress and commitment to efficient and responsible operations, to minimize the environmental impact of its hotels, and to be a catalyst for positive change in the communities in which its hotels operate.
The report includes several 2011 highlights and accomplishments in regards to responsible business, including:
The report is articulated into three main histories, telling the reader how the company works in a sustainable way every day.
(3BL Media) July 16, 2012 - Barilla Group, the Italian Food Company since 1877, has released its new Sustainable Business Report 2012, downloadable here. The new Report is articulated into three main histories, telling the reader how Barilla works in a sustainable way every day. The first history analyzes the supply chain of the Group: from field to fork. The second one reports on the Barilla Quality concept: Total Quality is Sustainable Quality.
True inspiration comes more from real life than fiction. Pepsi Refresh may have kick-started the "cause-voting" trend by placing emphasis on the nonprofit or issue; but now, several companies have added a twist to traditional campaigns by putting people's true life stories at the forefront.