At the heart of advancing corporate citizenship is organizational change, and that change comes in many forms. Whether it's the creation of strategy, the development of management structures, systems and policies, engaging employees and senior management, aligning initiatives to support the business, or embedding corporate citizenship into the culture and fabric of the business - these are all change challenges faced by corporate citizenship professionals. But no matter which challenges they face, the ability to lead effectively is critical.
Waste Management Awards 10 Think Green® Grants to KAB Affiliates for Innovative Projects and Programs
(3BL Media) Stamford, CT - Aug. 6, 2012 - National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful (KAB) announced today that Waste Management (NYSE: WM) has awarded $10,000 individual grants to 10 KAB affiliates. The Waste Management Think Green® Grants are awarded to encourage community sustainability through local environmental efforts.
(3BL Media) St, Paul, MN – August 2, 2012 – Ecolab’s (NYSE: ECL) positive sustainability results at more than 1 million customer locations worldwide are the focus of the company’s 2011 sustainability report, issued today. The company provides customers with products, services and technical expertise to help improve their operations and save water and energy while reducing waste.
By Lynnette McIntire, Sustainability Communications, UPS
I admit I may be delirious from all the number crunching, prose dissecting, and painful proofreading. But in these waning days before our next sustainability report is published, I confess that I enjoy the assurance process.
Investor proposals prompt commitments to address supply chain and water-related risks, promote responsible sourcing and improve sustainability reporting
(3BL Media) Boston – July 10, 2012 – During the 2012 proxy voting season, investors successfully used shareholder resolutions to spur action on corporate sustainability challenges such as climate change, hydraulic fracturing and supply chain and water availability risks. Of the nearly 110 resolutions tracked by Ceres in 2012, 44 proposals resulted in U.S. companies making commitments to tackle environmental and social risks in their operations and supply chains.