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Open Call for Nominations: AA1000AS Working Group

Press Release

LONDON, June 29, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Nominations Committee has issued an open invitation to all interested stakeholders to serve on the Working Group for the new version of the AA1000AS, to be released in 2015. The Working Group will operate under the mandate laid out in its’ Terms of Reference and will commence its duties in late July 2015.

Sustainability reporting gaining traction in Canada

Article

Originally posted on Financial Post.

Organizations are increasingly becoming aware of the value of sustainability reporting but not all companies fully understand what's involved in the process.

2015’s Winning Coalition

by Hazel Henderson
Blog

The incoming Republican Congress in the United States, elected by the smallest voter participation since World War II, provides a new opportunity for galvanizing a winning coalition on tax reform. This new Congress faces the spate of tax-avoiding “reversion”: companies moving their taxable “headquarters” offshore by acquiring foreign firms (e.g. Burger King’s acquisition of Canada’s Tim Hortons); demands by business for reducing corporate tax rates (now the highest nominal rates worldwide); and call for further tax cuts by the Tea Party and Libertarians.

Why Use Big Data to Measure CSR?

Blog

The following is part 3 of a 3-part series on “Big Data.”

By Bahar Gidwani

In the past several posts, we have defined Big Data, shown the problems we hope it will address, and described how CSRHub has implemented a Big Data approach to creating corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability ratings.  It is time now to discuss the benefits and drawbacks of the “Big Data” approach.

The assumption is that this approach offers many benefits which are not available under traditional analyst-based ratings methods:

The Millennials Perspective on Impact Investing

Blog

GreenMoney's new issue has a impressive set of articles that all come from millennial voices and deal with their approaches to investing and business.

New Partnership Offers Clients of Governance & Accountability Institute Access to RepRisk Comprehensive ESG Intelligence

Press Release

New York/Zurich, July 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – As part of its portfolio of resources to help managers identify, understand, monitor, and address their sustainability challenges, the Governance & Accountability (G&A) Institute will now bring the benefits of RepRisk’s comprehensive ESG risk information to its clients.

Hyundai American Technical Center, Inc. Joins AIAG to Help Develop Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Corporate Responsibility Solutions

Hyundai has strong interest in AIAG’s chemical management, regulatory, and environmental training and initiatives
Press Release

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Feb. 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc. (HATCI)—the design, technology, and engineering arm for all North American models of the Korean-based Hyundai-KIA Motors Group—has joined the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) as its newest OEM member. HATCI is a cutting-edge facility in Superior Township, Mich., that serves as the core research base for the automaker’s production and sales support in North America.

Sustainability Needs Accountability

Huntsman is proud to be a signatory to the UN Global Compact
Article

While reducing the impact on the environment and supporting local communities are vital pillars of Huntsman’s approach to sustainability, we also focus considerable effort ensuring that we conduct business ethically and responsibly across the globe. That means we pay fair wages, protect workers’ rights and uphold human rights. It also means that we do not tolerate discrimination or participate in corruption or bribery in any aspect of our business, including among our suppliers and customers.

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