Transparency

The Trend of Transparency

New app allows consumers to "Buycott" companies
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Modern society is becoming more equipped with a broader understanding of CSR and sustainability ethics. The rising trend of transparency is widely acknowledged and is fueling its way right through the beginning of 2014. Consumers are questioning the origin of their products and whether or not they’re sourced from conflict. 

Pioneering Apparel Brands Lead Panel on Transparency, Responsible Sourcing and Fair Trade at Outdoor Retailer

Fair Trade USA, Oliberte, Patagonia and prAna to discuss the responsible sourcing journey
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WHO: Fair Trade USA, Patagonia, Oliberte and prAna

WHAT: The Responsible Sourcing Journey: Mitigating Risk, Improving Lives and Tapping into Consumer Demand

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.

CDP Recognizes Grupo Financiero Banorte Leadership on Transparency, within their "CDP Latin America 80 Climate Change Report 2013"

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  • Grupo Financiero Banorte (GFNorte) is one of the eight highest scored companies in Transparency within the 2013 Latin America Climate Disclosure Leadership Index.
  • Only two companies of the financial sector became part of the Index, one of them GFNorte.

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  • Grupo Financiero Banorte (GFNorte) is one of the eight highest scored companies in Transparency within the 2013 Latin America Climate Disclosure Leadership Index.
  • Only two companies of the financial sector became part of the Index, one of them GFNorte.

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CSR Gives Forest City Enterprises a Ratings Boost

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Part of the business case for publishing acorporate social responsibility (CSR) report is to improve transparency, enabling stakeholders to better understand a business and how it positively affects employees, customers and communities while delivering shareholder value.

Cisco's Culture Fosters Ethical Behavior

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Cisco on YouTube

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.

Addison Helps CDP Promote Environmental Disclosure Services

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Addison is pleased to highlight our recent collaboration with CDP with the release of its North America brochure. The document showcases CDP’s impact on driving environmental disclosure in the U.S. and Canada, as well as the programs and services they provide to companies in the region.

Momentum is Building Around Building Materials Transparency

Greenbuild conference encourages improvement in manufacturing and sourcing of raw materials
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Building professionals are descending on Philadelphia this week for the U.S. Green Building Council's annual conference, Greenbuild.  With its workshops, presentations and celebrities like Bon Jovi giving a concert, it is described as the largest green building conference and expo in the world. But aside from all the hype, there is a clear message at the conference that momentum is building around materials transparency in the building world.

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