Every CSR leader wants to make it easier for employees to be engaged in their communities, but facilitating connections between team members and local charities is often challenging.
Learn how Nike overcomes this challenge by training up their people as volunteering champions. With this approach, Nike employees gain a sense of ownership in their Goodness program and, in turn, the company helps charities garner more support for their causes through the Benevity platform.
This originally appeared in Bloomberg Markets Magazine
Getting a handle on environmental, social, and governance information has become more crucial for investor relations officers and other corporate executives. A lot of money is invested in accordance with ESG-related guidelines these days. The 1,380 institutions that have signed the United Nations’ Principles for Responsible Investment, for example, oversee $59 trillion of assets.
In a panel discussion at the BSR Conference 2015, We Mean Business CEO Nigel Topping and NIKE, Inc. Chief Sustainability Officer and Vice President, Innovation Accelerator, Hannah Jones joined BSR Managing Director for Partnership Development and Research Edward Cameron and GreenBiz Group Inc. Chairman and Executive Editor Joel Makower to explore the role of business in shaping a low-carbon future.
Companies Join the American Business Act on Climate Pledge By Setting Greenhouse Gas Reduction, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Goals
As key international climate negotiations near, 81 additional companies joined the White House-led American Business Act on Climate Pledge. Companies making the pledge have set significant greenhouse gas reduction and renewable energy sourcing goals for 2020 and beyond, and are focusing on increasing energy efficiency, boosting low-carbon investing and making sustainability more accessible to low-income Americans.