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The Virtuous Circle is Alive at Clorox

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CSRHUBThe following is part of the Crowds of Ratings series originally featured on Triple Pundit – offering free sustainability and corporate social responsibility ratings on over 5,000 of the world’s largest publicly traded companies.

Avoiding the Cowardice of Groupthink

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When your business involves Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) ratings, it is easy to get depressed and discouraged.  So many companies have such low scores.  You start to wonder if corporations—and the people who run them—are fundamentally evil.

CSRHUB Broadens Its Base of Support

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CSRHUB is happy to announce that it has recently begun receiving financial support and business advice from several CSR-savvy investors. These include socially-responsible Philadelphia-based private equity firm, 3 Sisters Sustainable Investment, and several experienced web entrepreneurs. With their help, we expect to increase awareness of our site and accelerate the development of a number of new features.

CSRHUB Featured in Sustainability Podcast Series Debut

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CSRHUB Co-Founder and COO, Cynthia Figge, sat down recently with Zecca Lehn of environmental consulting firm West-to-West, to discuss the inspiration behind CSRHUB, its data sourcing and capabilities, business' changing priorities, and why companies with progressive CSR strategies actually have a competitive advantage.

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The Problem with Shared Value: CSR Re-branded

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Harvard Business Review’s cover story this month, “Creating Shared Value,” should be a celebration of how far CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) has taken us. Instead, authors Michael Porter and Mark Kramer discredit CSR to make room for their new idea, "Shared Value".

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Harvard Business Review’s cover story this month, “Creating Shared Value,” should be a celebration of how far CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) has taken us. Instead, authors Michael Porter and Mark Kramer discredit CSR to make room for their new idea, "Shared Value".

A Tale of Two Ports - The Role of Shipping in Mitigating Climate Change

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The Port of Seattle has worked hard to shrink its carbon footprint, implementing energy saving measures and programs to encourage environmentally friendly practices by visiting ships. But just down the Washington coast, a port in Longview has proposed a plan that would make it the export hub of dirty coal bound for China. What does this mean for our global environment and what kind of precedent would it set for future pollution exporters?

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The Port of Seattle has worked hard to shrink its carbon footprint, implementing energy saving measures and programs to encourage environmentally friendly practices by visiting ships. But just down the Washington coast, a port in Longview has proposed a plan that would make it the export hub of dirty coal bound for China. What does this mean for our global environment and what kind of precedent would it set for future pollution exporters?

Why Become a B Corp?

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Certified B Corporations are a new type of corporation which uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. Unlike traditional businesses, B Corps meet comprehensive and transparent social and environmental performance standards, higher legal accountability standards and build constituency for good business. CSRHUB Co-Founder, Bahar Gidwani, explains why CSRHUB decided to become a B Corp and how it benefited from the process. 

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Certified B Corporations are a new type of corporation which uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. Unlike traditional businesses, B Corps meet comprehensive and transparent social and environmental performance standards, higher legal accountability standards and build constituency for good business. CSRHUB Co-Founder, Bahar Gidwani, explains why CSRHUB decided to become a B Corp and how it benefited from the process. 

Buying Our Way to Salvation

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Our nation is obsessed with consumption, flooding highways, malls and superstores throughout the holiday season, each corporation vying for the biggest piece of the pie. This fixation with the bottom line poses a serious obstacle to companies trying to maximize not just their profits, but their contribution to social good. How can we institutionalize not just good business, but good deeds?

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Our nation is obsessed with consumption, flooding highways, malls and superstores throughout the holiday season, each corporation vying for the biggest piece of the pie. This fixation with the bottom line poses a serious obstacle to companies trying to maximize not just their profits, but their contribution to social good. How can we institutionalize not just good business, but good deeds?

Would I Still Love Football If They Didn’t Keep Score?

(And Can I Really Care About CSR If I Don’t Know The Score?)
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By Steve Zuhl

In the spirit of full candor I must admit that I have cared more, for longer about football (FB) than my more recent interest in corporate social responsibility (CSR).  I also confess that a part of my being exalts in a win, or suffers from that special hell that comes front and center with a loss, after a big game for a favorite team.  Regardless of what occurs during the three hours of the game, the bottom line story of the scoreboard renders all else meaningless in comparison.

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