Sustainability CSR News

Boosting the Impact of Social Purpose Leaders

Nonprofit organization GRAVIS receives this year's American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award in recognition of its work in India's Thar Desert
Blog

To continue backing the communities we serve around the world, including the nonprofit leaders who are helping drive positive change, American Express today announced the recipient of the 2020 American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award: Prakash Tyagi, executive director of the India-based NGO, GRAVIS. The organization works to expand access to clean water, food, education and healthcare in rural communities in the Thar Desert.

National Trust for Historic Preservation and American Express Announce First-Ever “Virtual Preservation Month”

These 31 days of experiences help people at home enjoy the beauty and comfort of historic places
Press Release

The National Trust for Historic Preservation, in partnership with financial supporter American Express, has opened a window to the world of adventure during Preservation Month this May.

No Wasted Opportunities: Enabling Full Disclosure

Launch of sustainability standard to challenge the status quo on waste
Press Release

May 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Organizations now have the means to disclose a complete picture of the waste impacts in their activities, products and services – following the launch of a new reporting standard by GRI, provider of the leading global sustainability standards.

The GRI Waste Standard changes how companies measure and understand waste, responding to global concerns about increases in waste generation and the impact on the environment, society and the economy. It encourages companies to prevent waste at source and unlock opportunities for circular business practices. 

Martin Currie Calls for Asset Management Coalition to Drive Change

Group Efforts Multiply Value of ESG Investing
Press Release

May 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Martin Currie, the active equity specialist and steward of £9,703 billion (USD12,031 billion) in assets under management, calls on other asset managers to create coalitions in order to drive change.

Call for Mandatory Non-Financial Reporting in EU – Built on GRI

By Peter Paul van de Wijs, Chief External Affairs Officer, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
Article

This week there has been an insightful contribution to the debate about sustainability disclosure in the EU, provided by Carol Adams, Professor of Accounting at Durham University Business School.

Virtually Experience the Porter Novelli Purpose Summit

Blog

The COVID‐19 crisis is accelerating the transformation of business – one that solidifies the private sector mandate of a stakeholder‐first, rather than shareholder‐only, mentality. We’ve kept a pulse on this shift, brand action and stakeholder expectations, revealing that 75% of the U.S. public believes business must take action to protect employees, care for communities and support front-line workers in the fight against COVID‐19. Companies who have rapidly and authentically met this expectation demonstrate Purpose – at its finest.

Announcing eBay's 2019 Impact Report

Our annual Impact Report explores our progress across our environmental, social and governance work throughout 2019.
Press Release

When Pierre Omidyar founded eBay in 1995, he built our platform with the belief that people are inherently good and capable. He set out to create an honest, inclusive and vibrant space of connections, where anyone could find exactly what they were looking for and where anyone could make their own living.

Now, as we approach our 25th anniversary, the world looks different from when that first sale was made of a laser pointer on eBay, but the core of who we are remains the same. Our mission always has been to empower people and to create economic opportunity for all. 

Report: Electrical Distribution Networks Can Contribute to a Low-Carbon Future

Multimedia with summary

Climate change is a rapidly growing global concern. Therefore, new, more stringent regulations to reduce CO2 emissions will be introduced to allow a massive deployment of distributed energy resources, including the incorporation of electric vehicles. Electric distribution utilities will therefore face problems in managing their networks and will need to adopt new solutions.

This paper offers modern strategies for:

Showcasing a Sustainable Society: Tokyo 2020 Releases Its Sustainability Pre-Games Report

Summary: 

THE TOKYO ORGANISING COMMITTEE OF THE OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC GAMES (TOKYO 2020) PUBLISHED ITS SUSTAINABILITY PRE-GAMES REPORT, SHOWING DETAILS OF HOW IT PLANS TO DELIVER SUSTAINABLE TOKYO 2020 GAMES AND HIGHLIGHTING PROGRESS ON SOME OF THE INITIATIVES UNDERTAKEN THROUGHOUT 2019. THESE INCLUDE PROMOTING THE USE OF 100 PER CENT RENEWABLE ENERGY AT OLYMPIC VENUES, WITH HYDROGEN FOR THE VEHICLE FLEET AND THE OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC CAULDRONS; REDUCING CO2 EMISSIONS; AND PROMOTING THE 3RS CONCEPT TO “REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE” AT TOKYO 2020 VENUES.

Blog

THE TOKYO ORGANISING COMMITTEE OF THE OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC GAMES (TOKYO 2020) PUBLISHED ITS SUSTAINABILITY PRE-GAMES REPORT, SHOWING DETAILS OF HOW IT PLANS TO DELIVER SUSTAINABLE TOKYO 2020 GAMES AND HIGHLIGHTING PROGRESS ON SOME OF THE INITIATIVES UNDERTAKEN THROUGHOUT 2019. THESE INCLUDE PROMOTING THE USE OF 100 PER CENT RENEWABLE ENERGY AT OLYMPIC VENUES, WITH HYDROGEN FOR THE VEHICLE FLEET AND THE OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC CAULDRONS; REDUCING CO2 EMISSIONS; AND PROMOTING THE 3RS CONCEPT TO “REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE” AT TOKYO 2020 VENUES.

Suzano Launches the First Annual Report of the New Company

Article

Suzano is a Brazilian company committed to being a global reference in the sustainable use of natural resources. It is the world's leading producer of eucalyptus pulp and one of Latin America’s largest paper producers, the corporation, through its products, plays a part in the lives of over two billion people.

Pages

Subscribe to Sustainability