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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
May 11, 2022 Is a crisis brewing in the Eurozone?Source: The Post
Absolutely the last thing that Europe needs right now is another Eurozone crisis. Anything that destabilises the single currency, destabilises the European Union — and Vladimir Putin would just love that.
May 11, 2022 The Best Airline Sustainability Thing YetSource: God Save The Points
Airlines aren’t the world’s largest emitters. No, aviation as a whole only accounts for circa 3% of global emissions, but that doesn’t excuse it, nor does it make it better.
May 11, 2022 The power of being of a student in sustainabilitySource: Green Biz
As a student, I was able to build a mentor-mentee relationship with my sustainability and business professors, was inspired to start my own sustainable venture at UNC during my senior year and joined the Launch Chapel Hill...
Research & Insights
In the face of that devastating IPCC report delivered in February, you might be considering taking some bare-minimum actions like buying an EV. This excellent deep dive published by Ars Technica Monday into what it really costs...
Source: The Street
Nearly 60% of about 1,500 executives surveyed globally said that their company is guilty of greenwashing.
April 29, 2022 One-third of the largest US companies don’t disclose any of their environmental impactSource: CMBC
A new study by Just Capital found that one-third of Russell 1000 companies make no environmental disclosures. The report looked at 13 environmental metrics, which include performance outputs like greenhouse gas emissions, water...
Commentary & Opinion
Source: MIT Sloan
Within the narrow world of the sustainability expert community, the battle royale is raging about sustainability versus ESG and the implications of shifting semantics. I don’t want to litigate what these words mean, but I do want...
April 18, 2022 Is this an 'I-told-you-so' moment for ESG? - video onlySource: Fox Business
Barron's senior writer Lauren Foster argues major environmental, social and governance investments are here to stay.
March 23, 2022 Opinion - Everyone Wants to Do ESG NowSource: Bloomberg
There will be a certain amount of bad blood and suspicion between the ESG people (who hate finance and want to save the world) and the regular finance people (who like finance and, uh, sometimes get stereotyped as not caring so...
USA Sustainability Reporting
May 9, 2022 'Stop The Outrageous ESG Assessments': Why Elon Musk Calls It A 'Total Gaming Of The System'Source: Benzinger
Tesla, Linc released its 2021 Impact Report on Friday, wherein the electric vehicle maker made the argument that current environment, social and governance (ESG) methodologies are fundamentally flawed.
May 3, 2022 Insulet’s 2021 Sustainability Report Reveals Progress on Strategy to Deliver Growth with PurposeSource: Yahoo Finance
Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ: PODD) (Insulet or the Company), the global leader in tubeless insulin pump technology with its Omnipod® brand of products, today announced the release of its 2021 Sustainability Report. The...
Source: Goldman Sachs
The firm’s approach to sustainability is founded on two intersecting areas of impact: helping to accelerate the climate transition and helping to advance inclusive growth. These are the areas where we can have the most material...
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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