World Water Day took place on Wednesday March 22 and aimed to bring awareness to the global water crisis. Based on the multitude of campaigns, it’s clear that companies are taking note and are motivated to make a difference in the global fight to protect our most precious natural resource.
LONDON, March 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Corporate social responsibility and sustainability reporting is growing globally yet many brands continue to suffer from a lack of awareness about their organisations’ many environmental, social and governance (EHS) successes.
Join 3BL Media’s Stephanie Conzelman and Vanessa Smith on 6 April at 1 p.m. GMT (9 a.m. EDT) for a behind-the-scenes tour of ReportAlert, the report announcement platform used by more than 500 global brands from Marks & Spencer and GSK to Maersk and Adidas.
March 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ CSRHub recently added a major new source to its pantheon of ratings partners—Ideal Ratings. Ideal Ratings seeks to provide ESG data to Socially Responsible Investors (SRIs). This is similar to the target market for our long-time friends at ET Global Indexes, IW Financial, MSCI, RepRisk, Thompson’s Asset4, Trucost and Vigeo EIRIS. However, Ideal Ratings has some features that differentiate it from these other sources:
Sharing a history with GRI since its founding days, the new Chair of the GRI Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) Judy Kuszewski shares her views on reporting then, now and tomorrow.
We got a chance to ask the newly appointed Chair of GRI's Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) Judy Kuszewski about GSSB’s future plans as well as the challenges facing corporate reporting today.
In 2017, the G&A Institute team is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the founding of our corporate sustainability consulting, counseling, advice and research firm. Many of us at G&A worked together in a prominent issues and crisis management consulting practice serving the Fortune 100 companies and many prominent multi-national businesses. Our former firm was acquired and the business was being wound down. And so, literally, in a garage with office space, G&A was launched.
If you look at the volunteer rates from 2011-2015, published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, you'll notice volunteerism has been on the decline in recent years. However, as Laura Shear, a Bay Area-based freelance writer and consultant, states in an article posted on Relate by Zendesk, "there's a glimmer of hope."