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Profits and CSR Closely Linked: Report


A global survey of corporate social responsibility executives within the Fortune 1000 organisations has revealed that profits and CSR are closely linked, and many businesses evaluate the relationship between these two variables when developing strategy.

Number of Companies in S&P 500® and Fortune 500® Reporting on Sustainability More Than Doubles From Previous Year, According to New Analysis by Governance & Accountability Institute

Press Release

NEW YORK, December 17, 2011 /3BL Media/ - The rise in ESG / CSR / Sustainability reporting among U.S. companies in the S&P500 Index® and the Fortune 500® resulted in a dramatic increase from 2010 to 2011, according to an analysis released today by Governance & Accountability Institute.

CSRHub Rides the Data Wave to 5 Year Anniversary!


By Bahar Gidwani

CSRHub marked the fifth anniversary since our founding. It’s a remarkable milestone, and we feel we have accomplished more than anyone thought possible when we first formed our company.

The True Cost of Fashion


Here at Prove Your Purpose, we've been keeping an eye on CSR in the fashion industry. To continue our examination of the issue, we're thrilled to bring you a guest post from Amelia Brandt of Cone Communications' Sustainable Business Practice.

CSRHub and Target Rock Announce Data and Research Distribution Partnership

Press Release

CSRHub LLC and Target Rock Advisors, LLC today announced the launch of a partnership through which they will provide the analysis and publication of sustainability performance data and reports for the U.S. energy utilities industry. The partnership marries CSRHub’s Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) data platform with Target Rock’s energy sustainability and utilities industry expertise.

Climate Counts Releases its 2012 Scorecard


By Karen Dam and Bahar Gidwani

Our friends at Climate Counts have just released their 2012 Scorecard.  It is the sixth time they have carefully reviewed the climate and environmental performance of a number of leading corporations—they scored 146 companies this year (up from 136 last year) on a number of different climate-related measures.

Overall Giving Increases, Digital Giving Index Update


By Kate Olsen

Since 2010, Network for Good has been tracking digital philanthropy across several distinct channels including: individual charity websites, charity portals, and social giving (peer-to-peer) websites and applications. - Woolworths Limited (ASX:WOW) Publishes Corporate Responsibility Report 2012

The report outlines the highlights in business performance, earning trust, serving our community, using resources wisely and building the best retail team.
Press Release

December 11, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Woolworths Limited has issued the company’s fifth Corporate Responsibility Report, which outlines the highlights in business performance, earning trust, serving our community, using resources wisely and building the best retail team. A copy of the report can be found at

Key highlights for 2012 were:


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