April 23, 2021 - The Morenci mining operations in Arizona is Freeport-McMoRan’s sixth site – and the eighth in the world – to achieve the Copper Mark, a new, credible assurance framework demonstrating the copper industry's responsible production practices and contribution to the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals.
Springtime comes to the USA with the pretty flowers in bloom, trees budding, the onset of warmer weather -- and asset owners and their managers participating willingly or reluctantly in the peak months of corporate proxy voting season. Typically, the corporate issuer develops the resolution(s) for voting by the shareholder base – for example, election of nominees for the board and approval of the outside auditing firm. And then… there are the resolutions prepared by the shareholders, usually not to executives liking.
Gender inequalities are deep-rooted within our society and the economic impacts of the Covid-19 crisis risk of further widening the gender gap. However, 2020 saw the steep increase of sustainable finance as an instrument to promote social development, including gender equality.
This webinar focused on the opportunities and challenges in the arena of Gender Lens Investing and Gender Bonds, and the potential financial and social impact represented by this investment theme.
We’ve seen an increased focus on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) action over the past year, driven by investors, customers, and culture shifts. Stakeholders are looking for companies to embed ESG practices into their business strategy, expecting more transparency from organizations on how they manage ESG and address associated risks.
Joining the Pro Bono Perspectives podcast this Global Volunteer Month is Judy Samuelson, Vice President at The Aspen Institute and Executive Director of its Business and Society Program. A leading voice on the alignment of business and purpose, Judy has published influential works on companies’ duty to society and how they can create true, sustainable social change.
Words alone won’t create change. Sustained action and investment are necessary to address the systemic bias and inequality in advertising and media. Widen The Screen is an expansive content creation, talent development, and partnership platform that celebrates creativity and enables Black creators to share the full richness of the Black experience. Only when we Widen The Screen to Widen Our View can we all broaden the spectrum of the images we see, the voices we hear, the stories we tell, and the people we understand. Fully.
By Dr. Guo Peiyuan Co-Founder and General Manager, SynTao
Every year since 2013, SynTao, CECP’s Global Exchange Mainland China and Hong Kong country partner has forecast the top 10 corporate social responsibility (CSR) trends in the country, providing a professional guideline for companies to undertake social responsibility and helping companies shape and update CSR strategies and activities.
Here are the 2021 Top 10 CSR Trends in China:
Trend 1: A better business blueprint in the 14th Five-Year Plan