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CSR Report Special Edition: ESG for Investors, Part One: How Investment Funds Identify and Measure ESG Impacts

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The initial segment of "ESG for Investors -  How Investment Funds Identify and Measure ESG Impacts" is an interview with Anne Simpson, CalPERS, Senior Portfolio Manager for Corporate Governance. Simpson discusses integrating ESG data into financial analysis, and describes the three "P's"—performance, priorities, and procurement— as a framework for capital allocation. The interview is conducted in three parts.

About 3BL Media @3BLMedia

3BL Media is the leading CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) and sustainability news and content distribution company. The company works with organizations including, multinational corporations, SME’s and non-profits to distribute multi-format media assets regarding environmental and social issues. 3BL Media leverages its expertise in corporate responsibility, technology and social media to enable organizations to communicate their Triple Bottom Line initiatives to various stakeholder groups. 3BL Media is the publisher and producer of The CSRminute™  and the CSRreport(TM). http://3blmedia.com

 

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The initial segment of "ESG for Investors -  How Investment Funds Identify and Measure ESG Impacts" is an interview with Anne Simpson, CalPERS, Senior Portfolio Manager for Corporate Governance. Simpson discusses integrating ESG data into financial analysis, and describes the three "P's"—performance, priorities, and procurement— as a framework for capital allocation. The interview is conducted in three parts.

About 3BL Media @3BLMedia

3BL Media is the leading CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) and sustainability news and content distribution company. The company works with organizations including, multinational corporations, SME’s and non-profits to distribute multi-format media assets regarding environmental and social issues. 3BL Media leverages its expertise in corporate responsibility, technology and social media to enable organizations to communicate their Triple Bottom Line initiatives to various stakeholder groups. 3BL Media is the publisher and producer of The CSRminute™  and the CSRreport(TM). http://3blmedia.com

 

CSR Minute: Vermont Foodbank Launches "Do Nothing About Hunger" Campaign; Social and Economic Council of the Netherlands Issues Statement on International Corporate Responsibility

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

EPA, SEC carry the torch on U.S. environmental progress

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While the EU charges ahead with carbon trading, stricter environmental laws and better enforcement, we here in America hang our heads in shame. Our Federal government is in environmental denial and the media cries Cassandra. Al Gore goes to a highly-publicized meeting with President Obama to lobby for climate change mitigation, while Obama has still not honored his promise to reinstall solar panels on the White House roof.

Calculating the Cost of Improved Corporate Responsibility

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This is the second in a 3-part series outlining a framework for pushing C-level executives to improve social responsibility within their company, originally published on the CSRHUB blog.

 

Pushing the C-Suite towards social responsibility

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This is the first in a 3=part series about pushing a company's C-level executives toward social responsibility. It was originally published on the CSRHUB Blog

By Bahar Gidwani

Social and Environmental Shareholder Resolutions Gain Traction

New Ernst & Young LLP report highlights an increase in the number of sustainability focused shareholder proposals and in voting support for shareholder resolutions
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 (3BL Media / theCSRfeed) New York, 3 May 2011 – Shareholder resolutions focusing on social and environmental issues made up the largest portion of all shareholder proposals in 2010, and it is estimated half of all shareholder resolutions in 2011 will center on social and environmental issues, according to a new Ernst & Young LLP report, Shareholders press boards on social, environmental risks. 

Empower Employees to Take Action on the CSR Vision for Business Growth

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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“Everyday, employees across an organization make decisions with far-reaching environmental and social consequences.  Informed decisions about such straightforward matters as procuring a corporate vehicle fleet, programming heating and cooling systems, adjusting energy settings on computers, commuting to work, even purchasing paper, printers or kitchen equipment can reduce a company’s carbon footprint — and save money.” NEEF(2009) The Engaged Organization Corporate Employee Environmental Education

GE ecomagination in The Harvard Business Review: Summary of Jan/Feb 2011 Article on Creating Shared Value

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Blogger Tom Kurcharvy summarizes Michael Porter’s January/February 2011 Harvard Business Review article on "Creating Shared Value," which uses GE's ecomagination program as an example of the economic value that can be derived by addressing social needs.

To read the full summary, click here.

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Blogger Tom Kurcharvy summarizes Michael Porter’s January/February 2011 Harvard Business Review article on "Creating Shared Value," which uses GE's ecomagination program as an example of the economic value that can be derived by addressing social needs.

To read the full summary, click here.

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Categorization: A 2011 Sustainable Supply Chain Focus

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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A 2010 year in review revealed a growing emphasis on environmental awareness, social responsibility, and business sustainability actions in the supply chain.  More progressive companies, similar in action to IBM and Wal-Mart, have begun to evaluate inbound supply and their organizational role in the overall supply chain from an expanded perspective.   Our sustainability consulting experiences revealed that, in 2010, business sustainability action re

The Business Sustainability Option Period is Expiring

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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"There is at least one point in the history of any company when you have to change dramatically to rise to the next level of performance. Miss that moment - and you start to decline." ~ Andy Grove, Intel 

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