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Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate News and Updates
Corporate Responsibility -- What is it? Why does it matter? Companies seem to be taking steps to be "responsible" to society in various ways -- often under the title of "corporate social responsibility" - What is this trend saying? What does all this demonstration of "Corporate Citizenship" mean?
News & Updates
June 16, 2021 Gen Z’s Shift To Digital & Sustainable Luxury Is No JokeSource: Jing Daily
In a recent luxury panel discussion, a common theme among the panelists was the three major forces shaping the future of luxury: digital, new young consumer groups (Gen Z and Gen Alpha), and sustainability.
June 16, 2021 Blueprint for better: building a sustainable worldSource: Financier Worldwide
To help steer a path toward a more sustainable world, a raft of initiatives have been launched, among them the recent $1 trillion pledge by Bank of America (BofA) to achieve a low-carbon, sustainable economy by 2030.
With a two-pronged focus on research and sustainability, a family-owned pharmaceutical company founded nearly 90 years ago in Italy is building on a future-minded business philosophy that takes a patient approach, both in its...
Research & Insights
May 26, 2021 Stifel Survey Highlights Growing Importance of Sustainability for Lifestyle Brand ConsumersSource: Global NewsWire
A new Stifel survey indicates that consumers believe it’s important for companies to act sustainably and most are willing to pay a premium for brands that demonstrate ethical business practices, environmental care, and social...
May 21, 2021 75% of U.S. Energy Leaders Believe Public Sustainability Declarations Don’t Match Private Boardroom ConversationsSource: Yahoo Finance
U.S. energy leaders believe companies are not taking the steps necessary to back up sustainability initiatives and cite transformative technology as a key accelerator to help meet urgent carbon net-zero goals, according to a new...
Blooloop commissioned A Different View to conduct interviews with 1100 attractions visitors' attitudes towards sustainability for the greenloop conference in April.
Commentary & Opinion
Even as earth month has come to a close, many of us are reflecting on ways we can implement more sustainable practices into our daily lives. For a lot of people, the environmentally conscious journey might feel like an...
When the pandemic hit, many organizations switched to full-time remote work and almost immediately there were some unexpected benefits seen around the globe. The lack of commute meant fewer cars on the road, and almost zero...
April 28, 2021 Viewpoint: ‘The Dirty 8’ — Which are most notorious advocacy groups spreading disinformation about food, farming, biotechnology and agricultural sustainabilitySource: Genetic Literacy Project
Under the guise of promoting industry transparency or protecting the environment, these organizations continually spread falsehoods about pesticides, biotech crops and related technologies, often with substantial financial...
USA Sustainability Reporting
June 10, 2021 Tyson Foods announces aggressive sustainability targetsSource: National Hog Farmer
The latest, from Tyson Foods, the global protein company, sets a goal of achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions across its global operations and supply chain by 2050. Tyson is the first U.S.-based protein company to have an...
Source: Johns Hopkins University
These include a significant reduction of JHU's carbon emissions—down 30% since its 2008 baseline despite over 10% growth in campus square footage—as well as the university's trajectory toward meeting its 51% greenhouse gas...
June 8, 2021 Hershey 2020 Sustainability Report advances firm’s diversity, equity & inclusion policiesSource: Confectionery News
The Hershey Company has released its 2020 Sustainability Report, which includes an in-depth review of its environmental and social initiatives during a year of ‘unprecedented challenges’.
Strategic Alliance: CSR Hub / G&A Institute
CSRHub is a corporate social responsibility (CSR) ratings tool that allows managers, researchers, consultants, academics and activists to track the CSR and sustainability performance of major companies. CSRHub aggregates data from more than 230 sources to provide its users with a comprehensive source of CSR information on over 7,300 publicly traded and private companies in 93 countries. CSRHub is a B Corporation and is offering G&A Institute readers a 15% membership discount when they subscribe with discount code “GA15”.
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