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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

Where in CSR are we headed? CBSR's Top 5 Trends for Q2, 2011

Welcome to the new CBSR blog!
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Welcome to the first post of a new CBSR blog! We look forward to sharing views on CSR in Canada as new developments arise in our work with our member network. Visit the blog at www.cbsr.ca/blog.

 
Here are CBSR's top five CSR trends for Q2. What do you see on your landscape?
 
1. Broader investor support for ESG issues
2. Companies who integrate CSR into brand are winning the war for consumer awareness
3. Using social media to engage on CSR issues
4. Valuing sustainability impacts increases
5. Targeted employee volunteering programs growing
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Welcome to the first post of a new CBSR blog! We look forward to sharing views on CSR in Canada as new developments arise in our work with our member network. Visit the blog at www.cbsr.ca/blog.

 
Here are CBSR's top five CSR trends for Q2. What do you see on your landscape?
 
1. Broader investor support for ESG issues
2. Companies who integrate CSR into brand are winning the war for consumer awareness
3. Using social media to engage on CSR issues
4. Valuing sustainability impacts increases
5. Targeted employee volunteering programs growing

RSF Social Finance Named in Inaugural ImpactAssets 50 List

RSF Social Finance listed in ImpactAssets 50, a global database of leading private debt and equity fund managers.
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) June 21, 2011 -- RSF Social Finance (RSF), a non-profit financial services organization, has been named one of the 2011 ImpactAssets 50, a global database of leading private debt and equity fund managers that deliver social and environmental value in addition to financial returns.
 

Peter Kinder Now Featured Commentator - For Accountability Central – Public Platform Of Governance & Accountability Institute

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) New York, NY - May 31, 2011 - Legendary SRI advocate Peter D. Kinder, founder and president until 2009 of KLD Research & Analytics, is now a featured commentator on www.Accountability-Central.com , the public website of the Governance & Accountability Institute (www.ga-institute.com ). Mr. Kinder’s columns will focus on SRI (socially responsible investment) and a wide range of commentaries about the capital markets.

SustainabilityHQ.com Weekly Highlights - May 19, 2011

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Business leaders and managers are being challenged by the rising expectations of stockholders and stakeholder with regard to the corporate performance in the areas of ESG (environmental, social issue and governance) performance.  Peers and competitors are increasingly setting the pace for industries and sectors as they create and implement sustainability and corporate responsibility strategies and actions.

Consumer Behavior Could Drive Green Backlash

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 by Carol Pierson Holding

Green attitudes are up, but green behavior is down.

Several studies have just been released that illuminate the attitudes and behavior of consumers. First, the depressing news from a New York Times article – “As Consumers Cut Spending, ‘Green’ Products Lose Allure.”

Who Cares More About CSR, Men or Women?

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By Bahar Gidwani

We assume that the people who sign up for our CSRHUB service do so because they care about corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability.  They need CSR data to benchmark their company against another, do research for an article or study, or to decide when and how to take action regarding a company.

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