Corporate Social Responsibility

Major ESG Trends to Impact Capital Markets in 2017

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The beginning of 2017 marks an inflection point for institutions that want to investfor the long-term. Investors and policy makers have increasingly advocated against short-termism. Institutional investors can manage economy-wide risks more effectively through collaborative engagements that strengthen market standards in environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) areas.

Conservation Investing by Companies Shows Dramatic Growth

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Over the last few years, socially and environmentally conscious impact investing by the corporate sector has witnessed encouraging growth. One of the key components of this field is “conservation investing,” which has assumed increasing importance in view of the global commitment to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Cox Enterprises Achieves a Milestone in its Sustainability Program

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – In a world that continues to face challenges at environmental, social and governance fronts, companies must have a long-term commitment to do business in a way that is sensitive to the needs of the planet. Companies must measure and report on corporate sustainability efforts so that stakeholders can recognize the contribution a company is making to global sustainable development.

Diversity in Corporate Leadership Gives Competitive Edge

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Diversity in top management of a company can deliver tangible benefits, and not just create the image of a good corporate citizen. As the markets become global in character, customers, suppliers, investors, employees and other stakeholders increasingly favor companies that are motivated to build a diverse corporate leadership.

Corporate Foundations Adopt More Strategic Approach to Social Impact

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Corporate foundations with a goal to maximize long-term social impact strategically apply their resources, expertise and connections to make a difference. While the parent company can create sustainable change, the foundation is often in a position to provide the practical framework, including social funding, opportunity to innovate, and governance and transparency structures.

Exclusive Q&A with Christine Bader, Corporate Idealist

(Justmeans/3BL Media) - For nearly a decade, Christine Bader worked at BP (NYSE:BP), managing the company's social impacts in the developing world.

Shared Value: Bringing Business and Society Back Together

It began as a bold idea to "redefine capitalism and the role of the corporation in society." Now, according to one of its originators, shared value is turning into a movement

Social Innovation Summit 2013: What's Next?

What happens when 800 social innovators get together to share ideas?

With New Commitments, Walmart Shines as Renewable Energy Leader

Walmart Senior Vice President Larry Mahoney and Operations Manager Marc Sorce discuss logistics and sustainability at the 2011 Walmart Sustainability Milestone Meeting.

PwC Makes Big Contribution to Youth Financial Literacy

PwC, one of the world's "Big Four" accounting firms, has announced the winners of two competitions designed to promote financial literacy at the high school level.

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