Commitment to sustainability results in improved position on Corporate Knights Magazine's 2013 Canada’s Best 50 Corporate Citizens survey
There is a growing desire among employees worldwide to work for a socially responsible corporation. People want to work for the good guys and they want the work they do to be meaningful. Corporate Social Responsibility is quickly becoming a leading factor in employee attraction and retention. Aligning company operations with the values and concerns of employees and communities is quickly becoming one of the best ways to develop a well respected brand and employee engagement.
Union Pacific's reportable derailment rate decreased by 2 percent in 2012 and by 15 percent from 2002 to 2012. However, UP knows that there is always more room for improvement. Innovative technology can enhance safety and the company remains focused on improving processes and investing in new technologies to keep railroad employees and communities safe.
GE Appliances is the first and only manufacturer to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on its Responsible Appliance Disposal (RAD) Program to reduce emissions and materials from appliances typically sent to landfills.
This post was written by Larry R. Youngman, senior service delivery manager in IT Customer Computing.
In the course of my work providing IT services, I was struck by the volume of print that the company produces each month (in the domestic US). As our workforce transitions toward more mobile computing, I realized that we had an opportunity to reduce our carbon footprint and electricity use through paper and toner reductions. Further research also revealed that the printers we had in place were utilized only 20 percent of the time.
The international expansion of Conflict Minerals legislation has mobilized key executives from global companies to adopt supply chain transparency to appease court of law AND the court of public opinion.
Verizon Foundation Director of Education Initiatives Named one of 19 Aspen Institute First Mover Fellows
New York, June 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Aspen Institute Business and Society Program today announces the fifth class of First Mover Fellows, individuals who are working within companies to unite business growth with a sustainable society in the products and services they are developing.