The problem is clear. With China's urban population growing and its citizens consuming and driving more, the nation's already poor air quality will get even worse if nothing is done. That was one of the main themes during "Building a Sustainable Future," a session of the Fortune Global Forum in Chengdu where three of the world's top CEOs put their heads together today to parse this problem.
As a sustainability practitioner I have often come across the perception that addressing environmental or social challenges is a nice-to-have and something that often will come as a cost to the company. But is this really the case? Or do we perhaps need to become better at aligning our corporate sustainability programs and activities towards addressing some of the issues that are truly critical for our companies’ future success?
Safety has always been TransCanada’s top priority and we have an industry-leading safety record to prove it.
Our pipeline incident rate is better than the average in Canada, the United States and Europe and we have more than 60 years of experience building and operating safe and reliable natural gas and crude oil pipelines across North America.
Flying back from last week’s CERES conference in San Francisco, I was reading the Wall Street Journal when I did a double take at the front-page article headlined, “Investors Push Out Powerful Oil Boss.” The article described how the longtime Executive Chairman of Occidental Petroleum had been forced out of office at the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting.
Alexandria, VA., May 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Global Impact is proud to announce Scott Jackson has been named the organization’s President and Chief Executive Officer effective May 1, 2013. A global development, fundraising and marketing veteran with more than 20 years of experience, Mr. Jackson overseas Global Impact’s organizational policy, fundraising programs, management and administration.
In December 2012, Brian P. Kelley assumed the role of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) president and CEO, taking over from Lawrence J. Blanford, who led our Company for nearly six years. The two executives sat down for a far-reaching discussion about the business and sustainability, exploring where our Company has been and where we are headed. Excerpts of their conversation are found below.
Brewster, Former Corporate Executive, Brings Senior Leadership Prespective; Coady, Authority on Corporate Community Engagement, Elevated to Executive Director Position
February 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - With the retirement of Charles H. Moore as Executive Director, CECP has announced, effective February 19, 2013, a new management alignment, appointing Daryl G. Brewster as Chief Executive Officer and Margaret Coady as Executive Director. CECP, founded in 1999, is an unprecedented lever for societal change used by the world’s leading CEOs.
One of the smartest folks I know—one of my directors when I was at McKinsey—had time to have a cup of coffee with me, last week. During a chat that covered topics ranging from board practices to roof leaks, I told him a bit about CSRHub and our efforts to encourage corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability.
December 19, 2012 /3BL Media/ - On February 25, 2013, International Corporate Philanthropy Day (ICPD), CECP will host the 8th annual Board of Boards CEO Conference, “CALL TO ACTION: Engaged Leadership, Unprecedented Impact”. CECP will convene up to 100 Fortune 500 CEOS to recognize the shared potential CEOs of the world’s largest companies have in in advancing solutions to the world’s greatest challenges, including presentations by Ursula Burns, CEO of Xerox; James T.