FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 24 /3BL Media/ – CSC (NYSE: CSC) received the top ranking for firms in the technology sector for its sustainability reporting practices, according to a recent report from the Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute (IRRCI).
World-leading food company praised for its sustainability commitments and collaborative approach
LONDON, June 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Mars, Incorporated has been named Best Private Company by Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Awards 2013. Ethical Corporation is a global business publication focused on global ethical business and exploring how large companies are responding to the sustainable business agenda.
When assessing the carbon footprint of a $45 billion electronics company, thoughts quickly turn to the environmental costs associated with developing, manufacturing and transporting a world’s worth of appliances and high-def televisions.
But what if that same company sought to transform an industry by making energy efficiency the centerpiece of its differentiation strategy?
To celebrate FedEx’s 40th Anniversary in Atlanta, FedEx volunteers joined Trees Atlanta to help with tree maintenance in Freedom Park near downtown Atlanta, which is one of the most heavily used green spaces in Atlanta due to the miles of biking and walking trails that weave throughout the park. Trees Atlanta plants thousands of trees each year and maintains them for a minimum of two years in order to give them a better chance to survive long term in the tough urban environment.
When we think about sustainability and our customer service remote rep program, the first thing that comes to mind is how we have reduced carbon emissions by elimination the daily commute. We have another way in which our program is EarthSmart (solutions for a more sustainable world), and that is the reduction of our use of paper and striving toward becoming a ‘paperless office.’
With board-level attention on SEC regulation requirements and heightened human rights violations, global brands must deliver value to consumers and shareholders AND meet environmental and social standards deemed desirable by a few very vocal members of the general public.
Protecting the bottom line requires that companies implement programs to avoid tragic supplier events linked to their brand and take a proactive stance in creating, improving and maintain a positive public relations image.