Corporate Sustainability

Investors See Strong Link Between Corporate Sustainability and Financial Performance

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Up to 90% of professional investors measure a company’s sustainability performance before making investment decisions

A new study finds that 90% of investors are likely to measure a company’s sustainability performance before making any investment decisions. MIT Sloan Management Review and Boston Consulting Group released “Investing for a Sustainable Future,” a report summarizing data from interviews conducted with executive-level investors.

Looking Over the Sustainability Horizon

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Johanna Jobin, Director of Global EHS & Sustainability for Biogen Idec, discusses the future of sustainability and how success will be measured.

To learn more about where leadership companies are headed next, download NAEM's 2016 "Planning for a Sustainable Future" report http://www.naem.org/?page=survey_2016_trends.

Governance & Accountability Institute and Rutgers Business School Announce a Partnership to Educate Corporate Professionals on Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability

Explore CSR trends and best practices for your competitive advantage in this rapidly evolving field
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NEW YORK, March 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Rutgers Business School's Institute for Ethical Leadership (IEL) and Governance & Accountability Institute (G&A Institute) announced today a partnership to develop and offer a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Certificate Program with the purpose of providing a competitive advantage to CSR teams and corporate professionals expanding into this growing field.

The Circular Economy Agenda for Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility

by Dr. Mark Camilleri
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Most of the products we buy and consume are bound to reach their ‘end of life’ at some stage. To date, business and industry have customarily followed an economic model that is built on the premise of ‘take-make-consume and dispose’. When goods worn out or are no longer desired, they are often discarded as waste. Such a linear model also assumes that raw materials and resources are abundant, available and cheap to dispose of. However, the improper disposal of waste in landfills could cause health risks for society.

3BL Media and Governance & Accountability Institute Announce Partnership to Improve Distribution and Benchmarking of Corporate Sustainability Reports

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NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ – 3BL Media and Governance & Accountability Institute (G&A Institute) announced today a data analysis and distribution partnership to increase awareness of corporate sustainability reporting, and to better enable companies to benchmark their sustainability reporting versus their industry and investing peers.

The new multi-platform offering is aimed at corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability officers at public companies worldwide.  Both firms will actively market the services.

Shareholders Achieve Major Corporate Sustainability Improvements

New analysis reinforces importance of long-term sustainability planning from portfolio companies
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October 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Following another record-breaking season for climate-related shareholder resolutions and company engagements, the sustainability advocacy nonprofit group Ceres today released a report on the implementation of corporate commitments made to shareholders. The analysis found that shareholder resolutions and company dialogues helped spur over 100 corporate commitments in 2014 and 2015 to address critical sustainability challenges including reducing greenhouse gas (GHG), limiting fossil fuel industry risks, and protecting forests.

Asian Business Leaders Present Responsible Business Solutions at the 9th CSR Asia Summit 2015

Companies are increasingly integrating their CSR activities into their core business strategy to remain competitive in the global economy
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Kuala Lumpur, October 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The CSR Asia Summit, an annual leading conference on corporate social responsibility in Asia recently gathered more than 420 delegates, with a unique mix of leaders from business, government and civil society to address pressing concerns and understand important emerging trends.

Annual Channel NewsAsia Sustainability Ranking Identifies Leading Firms in Corporate Sustainability at CSR Asia Summit 2015

First of its kind in the region, Channel NewsAsia Sustainability Ranking identifies top 100 companies with highest sustainability performance across 11 Asian economies
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Kuala Lumpur, September 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Regional broadcaster Channel NewsAsia will be unveiling its second edition of the Channel NewsAsia Sustainability Ranking at the CSR Asia Summit in Kuala Lumpur on 7 October. The Ranking rates the corporate sustainability performance of businesses in Asia, amid growing awareness among investors and consumers of the importance of such practices.

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