NEW YORK, February 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ -Fifty CEOs from the world’s largest companies convened at CECP’s 11th annual Board of Boards to discuss the theme Competing for the Long Run and how leading companies are addressing societal challenges through business.
Address Societal Challenges, Deepen Connections to Strategic Investor Community, Build the Business for the Future
New York, January 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Fifty CEOs of the world’s largest companies will convene at CECP’s 11th annual Board of Boards: Competing for the Long Run, February 29, 2016 in New York, NY. A Forbes-named top three “power player” event for CEOs, the Board of Boards is a closed-door, CEO-to-CEO forum on the case for thinking long-term about business and societal strategies.
Nielsen, a global information and measurement company, will celebrate Pro Bono Week by recognizing and expanding Nielsen associates’ contributions to the company’s pro bono impact around the world. Nielsen will host a series of internal webinars to showcase its associates’ skills-based volunteering and in-kind giving contributions within their four priority cause areas of Education, Hunger & Nutrition, Technology, and Diversity & Inclusion.
The bottom line is getting a boost these days from increased profits driven by a number of sustainability factors. A recent study by New Amsterdam Partners finds that stocks with higher ESG ratings deliver superior returns and lower price volatility. New Amsterdam used the Thomson Reuters Corporate Responsibility Ratings, developed with S-Network, to conduct several tests. One example compared 100 randomly selected and equally weighted 40-stock portfolios with an identically created set, except that the lowest 10 percent of ESG companies were removed in the second set.