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15 Years of Sustainability Reporting

By Jennifer Boynton
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This holiday season, Cisco has a lot to be grateful for: 35 years of business growth and, today, the launch of our 15th corporate social responsibility (CSR) report. This was my first time shepherding the process of producing a CSR report for a company the size of Cisco, and it was a doozy: we connected with over 90 individuals across the business to collect all the data related to the company’s social, environmental, and governance performance. Content development took 5 months and at 200+ pages, this report could break your toe if you dropped the hard copy. Luckily it’s digital-only.

8 Experts On The Top Corporate Sustainability Issue Right Now

By: Leah Kinthaert
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In his Harvard Business Review article last year Matt Gitsham discussed a growing trend of corporate leaders being remarkably proactive about sustainability: “If global temperatures rise more than 1.5 °C, the risks of draught, floods, forest fires, heat-related deaths and loss of agricultural productivity all worsen significantly… Predictably, environmentalists, pro-environment politicians, and countries es

The 2020 Realized Worth CSR & Sustainability Conference Guide

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The go-to guide for CSR & sustainability professionals has arrived! The Realized Worth 2020 Conference Guide showcases conferences from around the world that are rich with industry expertise, fresh takes, challenging topics, and great speakers.

The guide includes a comprehensive, month-by-month listing of conferences with an interactive map so you can search by location.

Explore the guide now! 

Report: State of the European Renewable Energy Market

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The 2019 data set from our database, which informs this report, considers RFI and corporate RFP responses that have been gathered since 2018. It represents close to 700 renewable energy projects in Europe, submitted from more than 50 solution providers across 16 countries, resulting in a strong overview of the European renewable energy market for C&I buyers.

Download State of the European Renewable Energy Market white paper 

Caterpillar's Focus on Natural Infrastructure

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Conventional (or grey) infrastructure – sanitary sewers, treatment plants, roads, bridges dams and levees – is the not the only infrastructure in need of rebuilding. Ecosystems that are essential to the health of our economy, communities and planet – forests, prairies, agricultural lands, estuaries, coastal landscapes and wetlands – are in critical need of restoration. 

Integrity and Action: Reshaping the Role of Business

Giving in Numbers Brief 2019
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CECP’s Giving in Numbers is the unrivaled leader in benchmarking on corporate social investments. CECP has the largest data set in the industry, sourced from more than 400 multi-billion-dollar companies over nearly 15 years, representing more than $200 billion in corporate social investments.

Read the full report: http://cecp.me/CECPGIN

Changemaking Trends From 400+ Young People Across the US

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Today we revealed our top 30 entries in the 2019 T-Mobile Changemaker Challenge. Over the past three months, hundreds of changemakers ages 13–23 have told us about their ideas and initiatives to make a difference in their communities.

Customer Sustainability at Caterpillar

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Caterpillar helps customers build a better world, and customers increasingly want to build that world by using less fuel and generating fewer GHG emissions.  Learn how these customer needs provide valuable business opportunities for Caterpillar.  

First Global Standard for Tax Transparency

No hiding place: companies need to demonstrate they pay their fair share
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The launch of a new tax reporting standard that seeks to ensure multinationals are much clearer about how much – and where – they pay their taxes has received widespread international support.

The GRI Tax Standard is the first global standard for comprehensive tax disclosure at the country-by-country level. It supports public reporting of a company’s business activities and payments within tax jurisdictions, as well as their approach to tax strategy and governance.

Investing in a Sustainable Future

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Demand for environmental, social and governance (ESG) data has accelerated as the demand for consistent and high quality data around sustainability issues goes mainstream. Read Bloomberg's recent report, Investing in a Sustainable Future, about this growing market.
 

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