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How to Integrate ESG into Portfolio Management

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By Bahar Gidwani

As a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) and past denizen of Wall Street, I am always interested to see studies that relate data or trends to the performance of a group of stocks.  The SRI (Socially Responsible Investment) industry has been producing some interesting work in this area, recently.

GreenBiz Study Finds Increases in Corporate Sustainability and Environmental Impacts; Network for Business Sustainability Hosts Webinar on How Business Drives Social Change - CSR Minute for February 21, 2013

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A new study by GreenBiz finds that while corporations are adopting more environmentally sustainable practices, their impacts on ecosystems continue to increase. It shows that despite the rapid rise of sustainability on companies' agendas, progress is lagging, particularly in light of the resource and weather risks many sectors are facing.

3 Guideposts for Assembling a Sustainability Report

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It’s reporting season — the time of year when many corporate responsibility professionals are in conversation with top leadership to determine whether 2013 will be the year the company finally publishes its first sustainability report.

The Final Step to Employee Engagement: ACTION!

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This is the final installment in a five-part series on engaging employees around sustainability.

How SAP and cities are boosting innovation through open data

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Published January 03, 2013
 
Listening to a couple of coders gush over the virtues of gamification, location-based mobile services and open data standards, I might have mistaken the techies for sneaker-wearing pitchmen at a Silicon Valley hackathon.

CBRE, City Of Cleveland Share Employee Engagement Best Practices

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In this column, we last discussed the connection stage of employee engagement. By connection, we mean taking a step beyond just presenting information --  the first stage -- and promoting interaction and a sense of belonging among employees, helping them make the home-work connection, supporting work-life balance and enabling them to share best practices with their peers and beyond. Deeply rooted connection leads to commitment, our third stage of employee engagement.

Canada’s Business Community to Gather for CBSR’s 10th Annual Summit: Global Experts to Present the Emerging Consensus on Transformational CSR

November 7th, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
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TORONTO, October 30, 2012 /3BL Media/ - On November 7th, 2012, CBSR’s 10th Annual Summit will gather Canada’s corporate leaders and academics to reflect on the evolution of CSR, discuss CBSR’s insights into transformational companies, and feature some of the most experienced and

Inside FedEx's Emissions-Slashing Strategy

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By Bruce Kennedy

Published August 20, 2012

How did one of the world's biggest air freight companies slash its aircraft emissions nearly 14 percent over the last seven years?

By using a twist on the old environmentalist's maxim of "reduce, reuse, recyle."

Recyclebank CEO Jonathan Hsu to Deliver Keynote Interview at 2011 GreenBiz Innovation Forum

Chief Revenue Officer Samantha Skey also to offer insight into effectively communicating sustainability to consumers as a GreenBiz Guru
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Recyclebank today announced its CEO Jonathan Hsu will participate in a keynote interview led by Marc Gunther, senior writer for GreenBiz Group and a contributing editor at FORTUNE magazine, at the 2011 GreenBiz Innovation Forum.  Joining him at the conference is Chief Revenue Officer Samantha Skey, who will lead a roundtable discussion for a select group of green business leaders as a “GreenBiz Guru.”

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Recyclebank today announced its CEO Jonathan Hsu will participate in a keynote interview led by Marc Gunther, senior writer for GreenBiz Group and a contributing editor at FORTUNE magazine, at the 2011 GreenBiz Innovation Forum.  Joining him at the conference is Chief Revenue Officer Samantha Skey, who will lead a roundtable discussion for a select group of green business leaders as a “GreenBiz Guru.”

Companies Cannot Sweep Climate Change Under the Rug

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Mindy Lubber cites GE as an example of a "global giant [...] moving aggressively to reduce emissions, ramp up low-carbon products and decarbonize their supply chain" in an article in GreenBiz on climate change. Lubber, President of Ceres, a coalition of investors, environmental groups and other public interest groups promoting sustainable prosperity, discusses how GE and other major companies are beyond the climate change debate and on to incorporating the reduction of their sustainability footprint into their business strategies.
 

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Mindy Lubber cites GE as an example of a "global giant [...] moving aggressively to reduce emissions, ramp up low-carbon products and decarbonize their supply chain" in an article in GreenBiz on climate change. Lubber, President of Ceres, a coalition of investors, environmental groups and other public interest groups promoting sustainable prosperity, discusses how GE and other major companies are beyond the climate change debate and on to incorporating the reduction of their sustainability footprint into their business strategies.
 

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