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Sanofi US’s John Spinnato Provides Perspectives About Good Corporate Behavior


Boston College of Corporate Citizenship Knowledge@Work series features a blog article by John Spinnato, Vice President of North American Corporate Social Responsibility at Sanofi US.  He asks if Corporations have been emphasizing ethics but not addressing morality. Should “morality” be the proper standard which we should strive for in the corporate world?

Guest Post: GM Achieves 100 Landfill-Free Facilities


By John Bradburn, manager of GM’s waste-reduction efforts

We did it.

General Motors has achieved 100 landfill-free facilities – meaning zero waste from daily operations is sent to landfill.  We have more landfill-free operations than any automaker, and we recycle and reuse more waste than any auto manufacturer. 

Final Business Forum Text Packed with Commitments and Innovations Presented to UN Secretary-General at Rio+20

Press Release

(3BL Media) Rio de Janeiro - June 21, 2012 - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today accepted the full set of outcomes from the Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum, including a listing of more than 200 business commitments.

Abbott Participates in Panel Discussion on Shared Value in Health Care


Last week, Abbott’s Divisional Vice President of Global Citizenship and Policy Katherine Pickus participated in a webinar panel discussing opportunities to create shared value in global health care, hosted by social impact consultant group FSG.

Second GM Facility Receives ENERGY STAR Certification

Energy efficient distribution center also named 100th landfill-free site
Press Release

(3BL Media) Lansing, MI - June 20, 2012General Motors’ Lansing Customer Care and Aftersales parts distribution center reached landfill-free status and earned ENERGY STAR® certification for superior energy efficiency from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

The Hershey Company Lanza un Programa Para Restaurar el Cultivo de Cacao en el Sur de México

Meta: Mejorar el sustento de los pequeños agricultores de cacao y hacer que el cultivo productivo del cacao regrese al antiguo lugar donde se domesticó el cacao
Press Release

Better CSR Advice for SMEs

A report from Berlin

Six years ago we didn’t think we’d see 100 CSR for SME experts in one room any time soon. It was worth the wait.


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