The sustainability challenge, and most notably climate change, clearly presents a fundamental risk and opportunity for the insurance industry. In 2006, The Co-operators officially acknowledged these risks to their business and recognized an opportunity to play a crucial role in society’s transition to a sustainable future.
(3BL Media) Montréal - le 28 juin 2012 - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) a publié aujourd’hui son Rapport sur la croissance durable pour l’année 2011, dévoilant ainsi les 35 indicateurs clés de performance qui orienteront les efforts de l’entreprise en matière de développement durable jusqu’en 2020. Ce cadre de travail fondé sur le développement durable s’appuie sur des années de leadership dans l’industrie sur les plans de la certification forestière et de la performance environnementale au niveau des usines, et sur des collaborations de longue date avec des ONG.
(3BL Media) Montreal - June 28, 2012 - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today released its 2011 Sustainable Growth Report, unveiling 35 key performance indicators that will shape the company’s sustainability efforts out to 2020. This sustainability framework builds on years of industry leadership in forestry certification, mill-level environmental performance and longstanding ENGO collaborations.
A new era of capitalism is dawning in which corporations are being challenged by investors and consumers to remain profitable while abiding to the laws of the natural environment.
Although the idea of triple bottom line reporting on profit, people, and planet may still cause indigestion for purists of capitalism, the fact that it has become the norm over the exception can no longer be denied. Earlier this year, Ernst & Young published a report indicating that environmental and social proposals made up 40 percent of corporate shareholder resolutions in 2011, up from 31 percent in 2010. Suffice i
(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) December 14, 2010 - With more than 30 million businesses in America alone, the question is how these stressed businesses will have the time and resources to develop a Green plan for their operation. The answer is that there is no good plan to accomplish this task, and nearly every business is confused and frustrated by the process. There are energy audit, trash audits, carbon footprints to calculate, offsets to purchase, water and air pollution, Green purchasing, and a growing number of compliance issues coming.