Awareness and interest in embracing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the board level might be much more prevalent than mid-level managers think.
The UN Global Compact's new program will help Board members play a more pivotal role in helping companies unlock the value of corporate sustainability.
The board’s engagement with the company’s sustainability risks sends a strong message to company leaders and employees. If the board is not aligned in its views on corporate sustainability, how can the company expect everyone else to be aligned?
Partnerships are an effective approach for corporations and NGOs/nonprofits to invest their complementary expertise into solving some of the world’s most daunting economic, social, and environmental challenges.
As you’re likely aware, the Benefit Corporation and B Corporation movement is growing rapidly. In discussing the technicalities of the legal entity and certification, sometimes the purpose and rationale for...
CSR stories of 2012 are really just mainstream stories – have we reached a tipping point? (Part two)
In Part Two of a two-part series, we look at corporate influence on the debt debate, Wal-Mart’s credibility woes, Superstorm Sandy’s disaster capitalism, and Chevron’s attack on shareholder activists.
CSR stories of 2012 are really just mainstream stories – have we reached a tipping point? (Part one)
With 12 months’ hindsight, I’m happy to report that progress in CSR that was made, but there were also blockbuster scandals that showed how far we still have to go.