Welcome to 2017 -- Quo Vadis for Corporate Sustainability and Sustainable Investment for This New Year?
At the outset of the Year 2016 we were seeing so many (mostly) positive trends converging in a critical mass that spelled out "s-u-c-c-e-s-s-f-u-l" year ahead for sustainability professionals, whether they toiled in the corporate sector, in the capital markets, in NGO offices, in the public sector, and so on. In January 2016 we began to explore these trends one-by-one and in the collective, to develop commentary around the respective themes and developments.
The interest in sustainable investing continues to rise in the mainstream investment community. Numerous data & analytics providers, ratings & rankings organizations, and other influentials are busily shaping new approaches in and for the mainstream investment community. Corporate “ESG” factors are an important addition to the ubiquitous Bloomberg terminals, as example (i.e.
Governance & Accountability Institute and The Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers Business School Newark are joining forces for the Fall two-day CSR Certificate program.
Theme as "Building a Best-in-Class CSR Department," participants will have a choice of two tracks -- one for corporate responsibility topics and the other for not-for-profit / social sector organization topics, with plenary sessions to share knowledge and experience with all participants.
New York, NY, August 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership and Governance & Accountability Institute are partnering to offer the Fall 2016 CSR Certificate Program. The two-day sessions will be held on September 28 and 29 at the campus of the Business School of Rutgers University in downtown Newark, New Jersey.
Join Us for Our Second CSR Certificate Program with The Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers Business School Newark Titled "Good to Great -- Building a Best-in-Class CSR Department" (September 28-29, 2016)
Here's news to share for those working in corporate social responsibility, and professionals who seek career opportunities in the field. And for social sector professionals who want to advance in their careers having the benefit of greater knowledge of corporate social responsibility.
- Results Show Companies Not Publishing Sustainability Reports Are Disadvantaged by Lower Average Bloomberg ESG Disclosure Scores
NEW YORK, April 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Continuing the in-depth analysis of S&P 500 (r) companies' sustainability reporting activities, Governance & Accountability Institute teamed with Bloomberg LP to analyze the data, scores and perceptions presented to investment professionals using the Bloomberg Professional information platform which features ESG data and assigns disclosure scores for public companies.
CSR CERTIFICATE PROGRAM - FACULTY / COURSE UPDATE: What is the ROI on Sustainability Led by Eric Fernald of MSCI, and Peter Roselle From Morgan Stanley Joins Louis Coppola as Co-Presenter for The Interactive Materiality Workshop
Effective CSR & the Supply Chain Management Relationship -- What CSR Professionals Need to Know About Procurement & The Importance of Supply Chain Environmental Archeology
April 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ - For corporate responsibility and sustainability professionals, there is an important area that needs to be in focus -- a critical area that presents challenges, risks and myriad opportunities: the global supply chain. Enterprises of all sizes, and in all industries and sectors, are (or are not!) making a difference in society, creating competitive advantages, and mitigating risks as represented by responsible supply chain and procurement practices.
G&A Institute: Disclosure and reporting on the corporate sustainability journey has become the consistent, reliable clear norm for large-cap companies in the U.S. capital markets. The S&P 500® Index is the best single gauge for large-cap U.S. equities, capturing 80% of available market capitalization. G&A Institute has analyzed the index company components' sustainability reporting activities for the past five years.