The following is part 3 of a 3-part series on “Big Data."
In the past several posts, we have defined Big Data, shown the problems we hope it will address, and described how CSRHub has implemented a Big Data approach to creating corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability ratings. It is time now to discuss the benefits and drawbacks of the “Big Data” approach.
The assumption is that this approach offers many benefits which are not available under traditional analyst-based ratings methods:
The following is part 2 of a 3-part series on “Big Data.”
We have previously defined “Big Data” and shown how we feel a Big Data system built by CSRHub could help address some problems that exist in collecting corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability data on companies. We have also further described the problems with the currently dominant method of gathering this data—an analyst-based method.
The following is part 1 of a 3-part series on “Big Data.”
“Big Data” is a useful tool for rating corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability performance. We believe that the Big Data system that CSRHub has developed is one answer to dealing with the rise in new ratings systems (it seems there is a new one announced each month) and with the disparities in scores that occur among these different systems.
CSRHub CEO and Co-Founder, Bahar Gidwani, will be speaking at a One-Day Training Program presented by Governance & Accountability Institute and Global Change Associates, titled Into to ESG, Sustainable & Impact Investment Training. This training is hosted by Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College/CUNY on June 15, 2017.
Bahar will be speaking at the session focused on Bridging the Gap: Sustainability vs. Profitability.
1:55pm- Bridging the Gap: Sustainability vs. Profitability
Hosted by Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College/CUNY on June 15th
June 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ - For professionals in the capital markets, and in the corporate sector, G&A Institute and Global Change Associates are teamed to present a one-day professional training program, hosted by Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College/CUNY, in midtown Manhattan. This is an excellent introduction to the application of ESG factors to investment making decisions and corporate valuations. Find out more at https://intro2esg.eventbrite.com
Much has been written about America’s President, Donald Trump, and the effects his tenure will have on the world. We at CSRHub recently had an interesting opportunity to examine the relationship between President Trump’s businesses and CSR.
A US group called “Grab Your Wallet” has launched a web site that looks for companies that are controlled by the Trump family or benefit from being associated with it. Their premise is that shoppers, investors, communities, employees and other stakeholders could signal their displeasure with Mr. Trump and his policies by boycotting companies associated with him. Of course, those who support Mr.
CSRHub is pleased to release the second e-Book in the new series, How to Improve Your CSR Score, sponsored by Triple Pundit. “Ratings and Frameworks…Where is the Puck Going?” is now available for download.
Sponsored by Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership and Governance & Accountability Institute
May 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ - On May 16th and 17th, the Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership and Governance & Accountability Institute present the Spring 2017 CSR Certificate Program for corporate managers, not-for-profit and foundation managers, and others interested in career opportunities and advancement in the fields of Corporate Social Responsibility (“CSR”), Corporate Citizenship, Corporate Sustainability, Philanthropy, Risk Management, Ethics, and related positions.
April 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership, in partnership with the Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc., offers a two-day, deep dive into Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and the related fields of philanthropy, sustainability, risk management, and ethics. The certificate program will be presented Tuesday, May 16 and Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. On Tuesday evening there is a special networking dinner.