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Infographic: Renewable & Traditional Energy Strategies are Converging

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The electricity market is converging as renewable power becomes cost competitive with traditional fossil-based generation. This has driven a seismic shift toward sustainable energy—What factors are driving this shift and what can companies expect for the future of  energy?

For more insights on the eects of  energy innovation on corporate procurement, watch this video.

CECP Launches 2019 Industry-Defining Giving in Numbers Survey

Unrivaled inquiry into corporate social investment practices goes live, continuing to serve as go-to guide for corporate citizenship professionals
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NEW YORK, January 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP), the unrivaled leader in benchmarking on corporate social investments, is celebrating the launch of the 15th annual Giving in Numbers Survey, in partnership with hundreds of the world’s leading companies. The survey is open to companies with revenues of US $2 billion or more, including companies not yet affiliated with CECP. 

Tae Yoo, Cisco’s Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs on Cisco’s CSR Philosophy

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The following is an excerpt from Cisco’s 2019 CSR report

Tae Yoo leads Cisco’s social investments and stewards CSR and sustainability across the business. She directs Cisco’s business, technical, and financial assets to accelerate global problem solving to positively impact people, society, and the planet.

Q: How would you describe Cisco’s CSR and social impact philosophy?

Aflac Survey Says Majority of Consumers Want Companies to 'Take a Stand'

More than 77% of Consumers say they are motivated by Companies' Commitment to Making the World a Better Place
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COLUMBUS, Ga., January 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- According to the 2019 Aflac Survey on Corporate Social Responsibility, consumers and investors reflect a distinct and growing tendency to increase pressure on  American corporations when it comes to serving the social good. The fifth edition of the Aflac CSR Survey finds, among other things, that consumers and investors expect companies to take a stand, but not the wrong one, and will forgive missteps, but only conditionally.

The Future of Preservation is Sustainable Tourism

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Lately, there have been several news items about cultural heritage sites that are either under siege by tourists or the environment. Venice is under water. The Louvre is overrun by visitors seeking a selfie with the Mona Lisa. Pompeii needs saving after its just-completed extensive restoration. Machu Picchu is under threat from a planned international airport in the Sacred Valley. 

CECP’s Investing in Society: Focus on People

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Investing in Society is the must-read source offering practical evidence of the corporate sector’s shift toward being increasingly purpose-driven.

CECP’s Investing in Society: Focus on Performance

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Investing in Society is the must-read source offering practical evidence of the corporate sector’s shift toward being increasingly purpose-driven.

Tork Releases New Insights About Sustainable Life Away from Home

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Global Professional Hygiene brand Tork is contributing to a more Sustainable Life Away from Home. This includes sharing global insights and trends about the value a commitment to sustainable business practices can have on people’s lives, not just at home, but also where they work, dine and travel.

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Global Professional Hygiene brand Tork is contributing to a more Sustainable Life Away from Home. This includes sharing global insights and trends about the value a commitment to sustainable business practices can have on people’s lives, not just at home, but also where they work, dine and travel.

Subaru of America, Inc. Releases Inaugural Corporate Impact Report

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CAMDEN, N.J., December 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) today released its inaugural Corporate Impact Report. The report details the company’s efforts to address its environmental impacts; to impact the communities where Subaru employees live, work and serve; and to make Subaru the best place to work.

BSR's Top Sustainability Insights of 2019

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By: Maria Bennici, Communications Coordinator, and Aimee Louise Bataclan, Manager, Communications and Marketing, BSR

As 2019 comes to a close, we are taking a moment to look back at the news and initiatives that shaped the year. The most popular blog posts and reports BSR published this year show reader interest in a variety of topics, from collaboration to climate change, that are sure to impact sustainability strategies for the decade to come.

Some common themes we saw across our most read content of the year were:

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