Corporate Sustainability

From Conflicted to Regenerated in 4 Days: A Reflection on the Activists of SB '14 San Diego

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If I had written this last Tuesday, it would have been titled “Environmental activists stoop to new low: Spend money to rent boat to illegally trespass to protest sustainability conference.” However, after three days with thought leaders in corporate sustainability, my sentiments have shifted.

On Anniversary of Global Compact’s 10th Principle, Business Issues Call to Action Against Corruption

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New York, June 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Marking ten years of the UN Global Compact’s 10th Principle Against Corruption, business today called on Governments to address corruption and foster good governance in ways that advance the global development agenda.

Global Compact Reinforces Support for Local Action at Annual Local Network Forum

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Addis Ababa, June 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The UN Global Compact took a major step forward today in improving accountability and integrity measures of Global Compact Local Networks at the XII Annual Local Network Forum (ALNF). Held in Addis Ababa, the ALNF set the stage for future growth of the Global Compact in countries around the world – as a way to foster a bottom-up approach to sustainable development – by enhancing governance measures, and presenting new tools and guidelines to build the capacity of Local Networks in their daily operations.

More U.S. Corporations Must Scale Up Sustainability Efforts, Report Says

Report assesses how well 613 of the largest publicly traded companies in the U.S. are performing on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, protecting human rights, and more
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BOSTON, MA, April 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ A report released today by Ceres and Sustainalytics found that while there are encouraging pockets of sustainability leadership in the U.S. business community, far too many companies are only taking small, incremental steps to address pressing sustainability issues that could impact their bottom lines and the future of our planet and economy – such as climate change and human rights.

"Create, Grow, Sustain: Celebrating Success" Report Reviews Corporate Progress

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Business Roundtable’s annual sustainability report reaffirms the business community’s commitment to addressing environmental and energy challenges, while driving economic growth and job creation. Includes comments from Ingersoll Rand Chairman and CEO Mike Lamach (page 85). - See more at: http://www.cees.ingersollrand.com/Pages/index.aspx#sthash.0y90g6jd.dpuf

Business Roundtable’s annual sustainability report reaffirms the business community’s commitment to addressing environmental and energy challenges, while driving economic growth and job creation. Includes comments from Ingersoll Rand Chairman and CEO Mike Lamach (page 85). - See more at: http://www.cees.ingersollrand.com/Pages/index.aspx#sthash.0y90g6jd.dpuf

Business Roundtable’s annual sustainability report reaffirms the business community’s commitment to addressing environmental and energy challenges, while driving economic growth and job creation.

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Business Roundtable’s annual sustainability report reaffirms the business community’s commitment to addressing environmental and energy challenges, while driving economic growth and job creation. Includes comments from Ingersoll Rand Chairman and CEO Mike Lamach (page 85). - See more at: http://www.cees.ingersollrand.com/Pages/index.aspx#sthash.0y90g6jd.dpuf

Business Roundtable’s annual sustainability report reaffirms the business community’s commitment to addressing environmental and energy challenges, while driving economic growth and job creation. Includes comments from Ingersoll Rand Chairman and CEO Mike Lamach (page 85). - See more at: http://www.cees.ingersollrand.com/Pages/index.aspx#sthash.0y90g6jd.dpuf

Business Roundtable’s annual sustainability report reaffirms the business community’s commitment to addressing environmental and energy challenges, while driving economic growth and job creation.

CR Magazine's 15th Annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List Announcement

To see who made the list this year, please join us on April 24th at 12:00 p.m. EDT.
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April 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Please join Corporate Responsibility Magazine as it announces its 15th annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. EDT. This list recognizes public companies which had outstanding corporate-responsibility performances in 2013.

The Tone at the Top

Huntsman is dedicated to sustainability, from the bottom to the top
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We tackle complex issues through innovative solutions. Solutions that benefit our associates, shareholders, customers and the communities where we operate. We’re tackling everything from emissions and water-use reduction at our sites to products that make cities more efficient; from pioneering technologies to more efficient processes. For us, sustainability doesn't end at our gate. Over the coming weeks we will explore how our various product divisions approach sustainability. For now, see how our leadership drives our corporate sustainability.

 

Johnson Controls Named To 2014 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations Index

List recognizes gold standard in corporate sustainability
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MILWAUKEE, Jan. 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company with established core businesses in the automotive, building, and energy storage industries, announced today Corporate Knights has again put the company on its 2014 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations Index. The Global 100 is an annual project and inclusion on the list is limited to a select group of the top 100 large-cap companies in the world. The Global 100 is recognized as the gold standard in corporate sustainability analysis and ranking.

Sustainability Means Integration, Engagement and Resilience for Leadership Companies

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Jan. 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The one-time promise that sustainability could become a business management paradigm has started to take hold within leadership companies, according to “Planning for a Sustainable Future”, a trends report published today by the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM).

NAEM is the largest professional association for corporate environment, health and safety, and sustainability decision-makers.

Design With Intent

Sustainability in Product Design
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Every time I go to the store to purchase a product, I’m struck by how many examples of products and packaging I see that are virtually impossible to recycle because of choices made in the design of the item. Why even last week I spent a day with a major retail’s Sr. Leadership and Buyers, walking a store reviewing the many products and packages that simply fall short. 

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