SustainabilityHQ.com Weekly Highlights June 10, 2014
The Top Lessons Learned To Advance Sustainability
We are enthralled with “10 steps to leadership,” “five top lessons for managers,” and “six steps to greater success” types of themes and the accompanying lessons learned. This week we tap into the trend with our Top Story – “The Seven Steps to Sustainability.” This is from Eco-Business, authored by Peter Lacy and colleague and co-author Yves de Boer, of the global Accenture organization. They work in the Asia-Pacific region; the lessons learned are from the firm’s survey of 1,000 global CEOs.
SustainabilityHQ.com Weekly Highlights June 4, 2014
FLASH REPORT: It’s Official – 72% of the S&P 500® CompaniesAre Publishing Sustainability Reports
We all know the S&P 500 Index companies – Allstate, AEP, Avon, Bank of America, Eastman Chemical, Marriott International, McDonald’s, Oracle, Owens-Illinois, Staples, Verizon Communications, Visa, Xerox -- on and on, the great names in American business. The Index is compiled by S&P Dow Jones Indices, a part of McGraw-Hill Financial
SustainabilityHQ.com Weekly Highlights May 29, 2014
Each week we bring you the highlights of our continuous monitoring of the global scene for news, commentary, research and other sustainability-related content that informs and educates. It's part of our mission of sharing. And we are busy - there is a lot going on in sustainability affairs! In this issue we have some news about companies and their sustainability journeys (Volkswagen, Wal-Mart, McDonald's); commentary about industries (US automotive manufacturers); views on some about key issues (water!); some advice on best practices...and so on.
SustainabilityHQ.com Weekly Highlights April 28, 2014
Supply Chain Inquiries / Surveys Creating Questionnaire Fatigue Lets Stop the Madness and Confusion, Writes Lou Coppola
As we travel the sustainability / responsibility meetings circuit, we often hear from corporate managers about their “questionnaire and survey fatigue” as they receive many, many queries on their supply chain practices.
Guidelines cover working conditions, environmental responsibility, and business ethics
Brussels, Southfield, Mich., March 26, 2014 – Two leading corporate responsibility business associations, AIAG and CSR Europe, facilitator of the European Automotive Working Group on Supply Chain Sustainability, today announced an unprecedented agreement has been reached among 14 global automakers on a set of standards outlining expectations for suppliers on key responsibility issues including human rights, environment, working conditions and business ethics. Participating members a
Our upcoming conference provides an opportunity to meet and hear from corporate citizenship leaders who adapt their practice to our evolving business context and navigate through changing environmental, social, and governance business landscapes.While our annual conference provides an opportunity to share and hear these stories in person, you can read about how companies tackle aspects of these issues in our magazine,