World's Largest Automakers Reach Unprecedented Agreement on Responsibility Expectations for Suppliers

Guidelines cover working conditions, environmental responsibility, and business ethics
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Brussels, Southfield, Mich., March 26, 2014 – Two leading corporate responsibility business associations, AIAG and CSR Europe, facilitator of the European Automotive Working Group on Supply Chain Sustainability, today announced an unprecedented agreement has been reached among 14 global automakers on a set of standards outlining expectations for suppliers on key responsibility issues including human rights, environment, working conditions and business ethics.  Participating members a

Eastman Chemical Company Named as a 2014 World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere® Institute

Eastman reaffirms its commitment to honesty, integrity and responsible corporate behavior
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Kingsport, TENN., March 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) announced today that it has been recognized by the Ethisphere® Institute as a 2014 World’s Most Ethical Company® for its efforts to continually raise the bar on ethical leadership and corporate behavior.

#DardenDigest: Advancing Ethical Practices in Seafood Sourcing


How do consumers select what fish they should and shouldn’t buy? How are fishermen conserving the oceans and supporting the availability of seafood in the long-term? What are the most innovative practices emerging in fisheries today?  These are just a sample of the questions asked of four distinguished panelists during a seminar at the University of Florida titled, “Advancing Ethical Practices in Seafood Sourcing.”

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: No limits to growth for sustainable investments


By Dr. Jan Amrit Poser, Chief Economist and Head of Asset Management at Bank J. Safra Sarasin | 7 January 2014

The Importance of Ethics in Global Business

by Roxane Marenberg

For the sixth time in as many years, the Ethisphere Institute honored Cisco by naming us to its list of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” and we continue to be proud of our long-standing commitment to ethics and integrity. At Cisco, we hold ourselves to a very high standard of business and professional conduct. Our company was founded on a platform of open communication, empowerment, integrity and respect. These values remain at the forefront of the way we do business each day.

Corporate Responsibility at Merck: Discovering Better Ways to Make a Difference

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Corporate Responsibility at Merck is a commitment to discovering innovative solutions to the world's greatest health challenges while growing our business in a sustainable way.  Through innovative research, groundbreaking partnerships and smarter processes, we are focusing on four priority areas: Access to Health, Environmental Sustainability, Employees and Ethics and Transparency.

Cisco's Culture Fosters Ethical Behavior

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Cisco is committed to honesty, integrity, and transparency. The company's ethics team encourages employees worldwide to uphold these principles, while making it easy for them to report ethical concerns when they may arise. This is just one of the reasons Cisco is consistently ranked on Ethisphere's list of World's Most Ethical Companies.

Novo Nordisk Honors Employees Who Improve the Lives of Research Animals

For the 5th year in a row, Novo Nordisk honours employees who bring the company’s commitment to 'Reduce, Refine or Replace' (3R) the use of animals in research into action.
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December 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ -  On 22 November, Novo Nordisk handed out its annual 3R award. 3R refers to Reduction, Replacement and Refinement of the use of animals for research purposes and the award is given to acknowledge and inspire employees who bring the 3R principles into action.

Cisco Publishes 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

by Teri Jenkins Treille

I am pleased to announce that Cisco has released its ninth annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report. I have come to realize that creating a CSR Report is not about reaching a project deadline – rather it is just one part of an ongoing stakeholder dialogue. We write our annual CSR Report to demonstrate commitment, and to hold ourselves accountable to those commitments — even during phases that have been challenging due to macro-economic or organizational change.


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