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The Five Ws of Supply Chains: Who, What, Where, When and Why Corporations Should Care

By Benjamin Goldstein – Erb Postdoctoral Fellow
Blog

Not a month goes by without a media campaign linking the supply chain of a well-known brand with unsavory labor practices or environmental mismanagement. Such exposés can devalue brands and reduce well-meaning corporate sustainability initiatives to hypocrisy. Beyond financial and reputational risks, a corporation that doesn’t know its supply chain can be caught flat-footed when the regions it sources from are rocked by political and environmental upheaval.

CVS Health Launches 12th Annual CSR Report and Evolved Platform, Better Health, Better Community, Better World

Evolved strategy emphasizes impact on community health and wellness following its acquisition of Aetna
Press Release

WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today unveiled its 12th annual corporate social responsibility (CSR) report featuring its evolved platform, Better Health, Better Community, Better World. The company’s new social purpose business strategy is designed to be more inclusive of the company’s commitment to addressing the complexities of today’s health care system and the role it plays in addressing the most pressing public health challenges of the day, nationally and in our communities.

CECP Releases Investing in Society PDF to Complement Website Edition

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CECP created Investing in Society to capture the sum of social investments and impact made by businesses around the world. The new all-digital and interactive report, launched in July 2018 and updated in December 2018, covers the five focus areas of Priorities, Performance, People, Planet, and Policies.

eBook | Energy & Sustainability Goal-Setting: Your Guide to 7 Top Standards

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Recent research finds that organizations have more success on energy and sustainability initiatives when they set public goals. But with so many options available, how do you determine which goals will drive the greatest value for your organization? And against what criteria should you assess them?

Our goals primer eBook summarizes the top global, third-party benchmarking standards and recommends how to choose the right one to accelerate your energy and sustainability ambitions.

Scotiabank Demonstrates ESG Progress and Launches New Strategy in 2018 Sustainable Business Report

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April 4, 2019 -- Scotiabank’s 2018 Sustainable Business Report is now available online, and includes the Bank’s new strategy on Sustainable Business focusing on four core priorities where the Bank can help make the biggest impact: Trust, Climate Change, Economic Inclusion and Young People.

A New Era for Sustainability at Radisson Hotel Group

2018 HAS BEEN A VERY ACTIVE AND EXCITING YEAR, AS RADISSON HAS ENTERED A NEW ERA FOR THE COMPANY AND CONTINUES POSITIONING THEMSELVES FOR THE FUTURE.
Article

April 2, 2019 - One of the first big milestones for this Responsible Business pioneer in the hospitality industry, was the introduction of the umbrella corporate brand – Radisson Hotel Group – leveraging the global brand recognition of Radisson. The company defined a new five-year strategy, in which Responsible Business is one of the essential drivers of delivering Memorable and Meaningful Moments to guests.

Scotiabank Demonstrates ESG Progress and Launches New Strategy in 2018 Sustainable Business Report

Blog

Scotiabank’s 2018 Sustainable Business Report, is now available online and includes the Bank’s new strategy on Sustainable Business focusing on four core priorities where the Bank can help make the biggest impact: Trust, Climate Change, Economic Inclusion and Young People

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Exceeds Sustainability Goals in 2018

Company Releases 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Report and Marks 150th Anniversary
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As the world’s leading provider of consumer lawn and garden products and North America’s largest provider of hydroponic growing products, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company embraces our responsibility to do the right thing. It shapes how we care for the planet and all those we touch, both inside and outside our company. Since 1868, our legacy with consumers has been rooted in trust, innovation and doing what’s best for today’s gardeners and growers and the ones who come tomorrow.

Electrolux Highlights Lower Emissions and Investments for Improved Climate Impact in 2018 Sustainability Report

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Stockholm, Sweden, March 26, 2019

Electrolux, the appliance industry sustainability leader, today reported a 66% reduction in CO2 emissions from its operations since 2005, and highlighted how significant investments at manufacturing sites and in new product platforms will make a major contribution to the company achieving its climate targets.

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