CSRHub CTO and Co-Founder Bahar Gidwani will be speaking at Skytop Strategies Generating Alpha conference, in New York on February 13th. Bahar will join a panel discussing Alpha from Impact: Identifying Opportunities in ESG.
The beginning of a new year is always a good time to be reconsidering one's reading list. With apologies to friends who have written terrific books on leadership and corporate social responsibility, the following are the five books (in alphabetical order) that I think leaders should be reading (or in some cases, re-reading) this year. Some of them are new, some are more vintage, but all of them have lessons for leaders that are not only worthwhile, but increasing important in our highly competitive and chaotic world.
Ørsted, one of the world’s largest renewable energy companies, will generate almost only green energy by 2025, and bring clean energy to more than 50 million people by 2030. Read more in their recently-published Sustainability Report.
The years 2015-2018 were the four warmest years on record for the world. To avoid runaway climate change, society must radically decarbonise the way it generates and consumes energy, and keep global temperature rise below 1.5° Celsius as compared with pre-industrial levels.
12th annual “State of Green Business” reveals growing understanding of how sustainability issues help and hinder profits
OAKLAND, Calif. and LONDON, February 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ - A rising tide of companies around the world are waking up to the challenges and opportunities presented by climate change and other environmental issues, according to a new report from Trucost, part of S&P Global, and GreenBiz Group.
Last week, I sat on a panel with Bank of America Vice Chairman Anne Finucane and Goldman Sachs Managing Director Dina Powell to discuss the state of gender equality in the workplace at Bloomberg’s annual ‘The Year Ahead Davos’. Our conversation focused on the financial imperative for representation across organizations – from the trading floor to the boardroom – and the key trends driving the evolution of equality. Following our productive discussion, I came away with four major factors catalyzing this change:
By Kiersten Barnet, Manager, Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index
This month, Bloomberg released the 2019 Gender-Equality Index (GEI), which includes 230 companies across industries that are committed to transparency in gender reporting and promoting equality. In my role as the head of the Index, I have had the opportunity to connect with business leaders from many of these organizations and gain a stronger insight into why companies report gender data and the value in participating.
“By driving our business to achieve positive economic, social and environmental impact, Abbott is delivering life-changing technologies, creating value in communities worldwide and achieving sustainable growth.” – Miles D. White, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer