The GRI Standards Pioneers Program has kicked off with over 150 members
For the third time in 5 years, AT&T has been ranked the top community-minded communications company by The Civic 50. The company has been on the list each year since Civic 50’s inception in 2012. This recognition is a testament to the culture of service at AT&T and the commitment from employees to give their time, talent and money in support of the greater good.
At speeds of 30 kilometers per hour, velomobiles require 3.5 times less energy than bicycles. Compared to electric vehicles, velomobiles are about 20 times more efficient. They are arguably the most efficient form of transportation on the planet.
by Woody Tasch, founder, Slow Money
I often refer to Slow Money as “the CSA of investing.” As with community-supported agriculture, our efforts revolve around informal, direct relationships and shared risk. Slow Money funding is flowing in a variety of ways in dozens of communities across the United States (and a few in Canada and France) — peer-to-peer lending, investment clubs, angel networks and pitch fests at public events large and small.
Grammy Award-winning British singer-songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae shared insights into her musical journey with a group of young people at a special dialogue session organized by Marina Bay Sands and the Singapore International Jazz Festival on Friday.
Unpredictable weather and impacts to natural resources are proving to be disruptive for global food supply chains
Last year, Sue Walker moved her Queensland, Australia cattle herd 1,200 miles south in search of greener grass.
Australia has seen less rainfall and warmer temperatures each year since 1994, a combination that has led to severe droughts, which continue to affect regions of the country to this day. And Queensland has now become too hot and dry to maintain herds, forcing ranchers like Sue Walker and processing companies to move their operations to survive.
Actor David Oyelowo and South Africa’s former First Lady were honoured at the Diamond Empowerment Fund’s ‘Diamonds Do Good’ awards gala in Las Vegas, part sponsored by De Beers Group.
The glittering awards gala, on 4 June, on the eve of the major JCK Las Vegas jewellery trade show (5-8 June), was set to raise more than US$1 million to help empower diamond mining communities around the world.
More than 400 people, including dignitaries from southern Africa and Canada’s Northwest Territories, attended the event, which featured a tribute to the late Nelson Mandela, who inspired the formation of the Diamond Empowerment Fund (D.E.F).
As featured in the Consumers Energy 2017 Sustainability Report
Our Foundation has been working with nonprofits to create sustainable communities for decades. We make grants for social welfare, community, civic and cultural development, education, economic growth and environmental enhancement.
Last week, JetBlue welcomed aboard 12 students from the Viscardi Center a non-profit organization that educates and empowers children with disabilities. The students and their caretakers took flight on the airline’s Blue Bravest A320 aircraft from New York’s JFK Airport to Boston Logan Airport and back – some flying for the first time ever.
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With the increased requirement from stakeholders for companies to portray the value of their impact and the added scrutiny on sustainability data - accurate sustainability reporting is more important than ever.
Hear how leading global brands are building stakeholder trust and brand reputation by learning how they are quantifying and reporting their environmental and social economics.
Water for Life
Daimler and Caritas International intend to cooperate for the next three years on water projects in semi-arid regions in India, Brazil and Mozambique.
It takes one person to make a difference, but an army to find a cure.
Only by understanding why clients make the decisions they do can the financial inclusion community encourage healthier financial behaviors and design products and services that support healthier choices.
These grants are leveraging the power of behavioral economics to drive change.
A CR leader under fire and the alphabet soup of standards organizations
By the Editors
He’s the new chief executive and his 100-day anniversary was fast approaching.
Many miles from the familiar trappings of his hometown, he has uprooted his family and inherited all the successes—as well as the baggage—of preceding administrations. Yet despite having more power and influence than other world leaders, critics abound.
No, this is not a story about the occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Rather, the man experiencing a tumultuous honeymoon as CEO of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is Tim Mohin.
Supporting local, diverse and small businesses
Across the thousands of communities Walmart is privileged to operate in, we see firsthand the importance of business as a source of jobs and tax revenue. As a major retailer, Walmart can help strengthen farmers, manufacturers and small businesses around the world through our sourcing and other initiatives. For example, we can advance local manufacturing, empower women entrepreneurs and improve local agricultural production by working with others to support technological innovation, access to capital and access to markets.