The dark art of corporate sustainability (Tuesday - August 30, 2016) Source: Eco-business - Working in a large corporation's in-house sustainability team can be daunting; Spark Strategy strategic advisor Laura Reed shares tips on how to achieve an meaningful shift in organizational culture and practices.
Governance & Accountability Institute and The Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers Business School Newark are joining forces for the Fall two-day CSR Certificate program.
Theme as "Building a Best-in-Class CSR Department," participants will have a choice of two tracks -- one for corporate responsibility topics and the other for not-for-profit / social sector organization topics, with plenary sessions to share knowledge and experience with all participants.
The Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers Business School Newark and Governance & Accountability Institute are joining forces again on a two-day Certificate program in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
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G&A's new Sustainability Training HQ platform is offering a free sample module from its introductory Certification in Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability Strategies Course led by Dr. Nitish Singh, Associate Professor, Saint Louis University & Brendan Keating, VP IntegTree.
G&A's new Sustainability Training HQ platform is offering a free sample module from it's introductory Certification in Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability Strategies Course led by Dr. Nitish Singh, Associate Professor, Saint Louis University & Brendan Keating, VP IntegTree.
One of the most influential voices of the Harvard B-School faculty on corporate sustainability and sustainable investing trends is George Serafeim, the Jakurski Family Associate Professor of Business Administration. He has teamed with Calvert and other organizations to produce a substantial, impressive body of work related to “making the investment” and “making the business” cases for both corporate managers and boards, as well as for institutional and individual investors.
Investors Should Drive Sustainability, SEC's White Says (Tuesday - July 05, 2016) Source: Bloomberg BNA - Investors should be doing more to drive companies’ sustainability efforts, because SEC-mandated disclosure by itself can’t provide what they seek, agency Chairman Mary Jo White said…
It’s good to hear from corporate CEOs on sustainability issues, and especially relevant when a CEO offers advice to his peers based on his own experience and values. Mads Nipper, Group President & CEO of the Illinois-based Grundfus Pump Corporation, attended the UN Global Compact meeting in New York City and offered his perspective on the influential Huffington Post platform.
Sometimes the “chief” whatever is enduring (as in Chief Financial Officer/CFO) and sometimes the chief position is fleeting (Chief Strategy Officer was the rage in the 1980s). We are heartened by the relatively rapid rise of the new chieftains in Corporate America – the “CSO” (Chief Sustainability Officer). The duties and organizing principles for this office are still being worked out.
Does the United States of America have a "grand strategy" in this second decade of the 21st Century? Henry Luce, publisher of Time magazine, famously labeled the 20th Century "the American Century," in recognition of the nation’s leadership in world affairs, military power, economic & financial power, cultural dominance, and more. So what is the definition for this new century and what should the nation’s "grand strategy" be (in practical terms)?