LONDON, March 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ -The Economist’s sixth annual Sustainability Week takes place on March 22nd - 25th 2021. Join over 7,000 attendees and 70+ speakers to explore how firms can effectively measure, analyse, transform and scale their sustainability initiatives.
by Leslie Samuelrich, President of Green Century Funds
The climate crisis is precipitating a sustainable investment revolution, and I think that revolution will endure in 2020.
When the environmentally-responsible mutual fund company that I lead was founded in 1991, the average investor was not concerned about sustainability. Times have changed. Nearly 80 percent of respondents to a recent study said that they “love the idea of investing in companies that care about the same issues” as them. This isn’t just lip service.
PNC is pleased to be featured in The Boston Consulting Group study Total Societal Impact – A New Lens on Strategy
The study includes two examples of PNC’s commitment to maximizing both shareholder return and societal impact – the company’s decision to limit its lending to coal-mining companies, particularly those with more than a minimum exposure to mountaintop removal mining; and leveraging its Regional Diversity Councils to cultivate relationships with diverse customers, suppliers and employees while strengthening the communities in which it operates.
March 15--During CECP’s recent Board of Boards CEO convening held on February 29th, 2016, CECP provided attending CEOs of the world’s largest companies with a comparison of financial and ESG performance, between companies that are affiliated with CECP (“CECP companies”) and other large companies in the Fortune 500 not affiliated with CECP (“non-CECP companies”). Discover with us the most compelling findings.
When Nestlé decided to develop a set of commitments to society and the environment, the company turned to its stakeholders for help. A new animation explains how Nestlé asked NGOs, academics, governments and other organisations with an interest in its activities how they thought it could be a better business.
ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, January 20, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Business leaders globally have strong confidence in their own ability to turn sustainability challenges such as water scarcity and lock-in to fossil fuels into new business opportunities, particularly in the manufacturing and finance sectors in emerging economies. This is one of the key findings of the Global Opportunity Report launched today by DNV GL, UN Global Compact and Monday Morning Global Institute.
We believe that this 2013 report on Creating Shared Value at Nestlé represents a significant step forward in our drive to communicate transparently with our shareholders and stakeholders about our commitments and progress in all the areas where we engage with society. This report underlines our fundamental belief that for a company to be successful over the long term and create value for shareholders, it must also create value for society.