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Travel companies save energy through sunshine, ocean breezes

Travel companies save energy through sunshine, ocean breezes | Green, CSR and Sustainability | Scoop.it
Perhaps Bob Dylan was right: maybe the answer really is blowing in the wind.
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Apple, Colgate Among Companies Agreeing to 44 Shareholder Resolutions · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader

Apple, Colgate Among Companies Agreeing to 44 Shareholder Resolutions · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader | Green, CSR and Sustainability | Scoop.it
Apple, Intel, Colgate, Smucker's, Crocs, and Garmin are among the companies whose investors successfully used shareholder resolutions to spur corporate action on climate change, hydraulic fracturing, supply chain and water availability risks, among...
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Where are the limits to business responsibility?

Where are the limits to business responsibility? | Green, CSR and Sustainability | Scoop.it
Often the majority of a company's impacts on environment and society are indirect. Oliver Balch asks to what extent should they take responsibility for these?
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Patagonia's Sustainable Salmon Jerky: How CSR Can Drive Innovation

Patagonia's Sustainable Salmon Jerky: How CSR Can Drive Innovation | Green, CSR and Sustainability | Scoop.it
'Patagonia's Sustainable Salmon Jerky: How CSR Can Drive Innovation' blog post by Sarah Coles.
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Maybe Wall Street Is Beginning to ‘Get’ Sustainability: More Evidence · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader

Maybe Wall Street Is Beginning to ‘Get’ Sustainability: More Evidence · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader | Green, CSR and Sustainability | Scoop.it
In a recent EL column I suggested there are signs that some of the more savvy elements in the mainstream US financial community are beginning to pay ...
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The Smarter Business blog, by Toby Webb: Six 'simple' steps to starting out in business sustainability

The Smarter Business blog, by Toby Webb: Six 'simple' steps to starting out in business sustainability | Green, CSR and Sustainability | Scoop.it

Six 'simple' steps to starting out in business sustainability

 

I've been spending some time working with companies who are either just getting started, or just starting to think a little more strategically, about CSR/sustainability/corporate responsibility in the last year or two.

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Behind-the-Scenes on Corporate Responsibility Communications

Behind-the-Scenes on Corporate Responsibility Communications | Green, CSR and Sustainability | Scoop.it
Part of the full story of CR communications is a behind the scenes peek into how a communications firm operates. How do they support - and influence - clients' CR communications?
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Boeing Sustainability Report: Normalized Emissions Fall 4% · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader

Boeing Sustainability Report: Normalized Emissions Fall 4% · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader | Green, CSR and Sustainability | Scoop.it
Aircraft manufacturer Boeing's revenue adjusted CO2 emissions decreased 4 percent from 2010 to 2011, according to the company's 2011 corporate sustainability report.
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Intel, Whirlpool Lead Corporate Green Ranking · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader

Intel, Whirlpool Lead Corporate Green Ranking · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader | Green, CSR and Sustainability | Scoop.it
Computer chip maker Intel and home appliance manufacturer Whirlpool have been named as the major US firms with the strongest environmental governance, policies, and infrastructure in a report by sustainability consultants Soyka & Company.
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Intel, Xcel Energy, Alcoa Among US Companies Linking Exec Pay to Sustainability · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader

Intel, Xcel Energy, Alcoa Among US Companies Linking Exec Pay to Sustainability · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader | Green, CSR and Sustainability | Scoop.it
Intel, Xcel Energy, Alcoa, ING, National Grid, Shell, and Suncor Energy are among the US companies tying executive compensation to sustainability performance, according to a report from The Conference Board.
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Almost Half of Big Corporations Plan Renewables Increase, Study Says · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader

Almost Half of Big Corporations Plan Renewables Increase, Study Says · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader | Green, CSR and Sustainability | Scoop.it
Nearly half of the world's largest corporations plan to moderately or significantly increase investment in renewable energy over the next five years, according to research by Ernst & Young.
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Toby Webb's Smarter Business blog: Might a Chief Sustainability Officer become a CEO?

Toby Webb's Smarter Business blog: Might a Chief Sustainability Officer become a CEO? | Green, CSR and Sustainability | Scoop.it
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Timberland Hunts Down Sustainable Store Materials · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader

A look at how Timberland finds reclaimed materials for its retail stores...
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Employee Engagement Around Sustainability: Why Evaluation and Compensation Are Necessary | Sustainable Brands

Employee Engagement Around Sustainability: Why Evaluation and Compensation Are Necessary | Sustainable Brands | Green, CSR and Sustainability | Scoop.it
A survey by Accenture and the UN Global Compact of 766 CEOs in 2011 found that 96% of CEOs believe that sustainability should be fully embedded into a company’s strategy and daily operations; nothing is more critical to making this happen than...
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Former McDonald’s Honchos Take On Sustainable Cuisine

Former McDonald’s Honchos Take On Sustainable Cuisine | Green, CSR and Sustainability | Scoop.it
The big dude with the tattoos and a bad case of five o'clock shadow served up a plate of roasted kabocha squash, organic brussels sprouts, a...
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Walmart Sees an Affordable Renewable Energy Future

Walmart Sees an Affordable Renewable Energy Future | Green, CSR and Sustainability | Scoop.it
Walmart, the world's largest retailer, will leverage its scale to bring affordable renewable power to consumers using its experience from the retail...
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Unilever Wants Short Showers and Long-Term Investors

Unilever Wants Short Showers and Long-Term Investors | Green, CSR and Sustainability | Scoop.it
In the 1890s, William Lever remarked that his new product, Sunlight Soap, might “make cleanliness commonplace” and improve health throughout soot-covered Victorian England.
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Sustainability Shapeshifting: How Business Sustainability Structure takes Form in Organizations

Creating a sustainable business involves more than defining a vision, building a consumer forecast, and bringing a green product or service to market. Business sustainability is a commitment to the social, environmental, and economic impacts of your business. It includes a commitment to improving business process that challenges the internal capabilities of a company towards business innovation as it strives to meet the changing needs of the external business environment.

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Points Of Light Recognizes Extraordinary Corporate Volunteer Programs – CSRwire's Our Pick

Points Of Light Recognizes Extraordinary Corporate Volunteer Programs – CSRwire's Our Pick | Green, CSR and Sustainability | Scoop.it
CSRwire’s Our Pick Archive has important Corporate Social Responsibility information and news from a wide range of global media outlets.
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Nike, Random Hacks of Kindess Partner on Online Sustainable Materials Tool · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader

Nike, Random Hacks of Kindess Partner on Online Sustainable Materials Tool · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader | Green, CSR and Sustainability | Scoop.it
Nike has partnered with Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) in the Open Challenge for Sustainable Materials, an initiative that asks apparel designers and developers to use sustainable materials listed on the Nike Sustainable Materials Index and buil...
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How to Become a Sustainable Company

How to Become a Sustainable Company | Green, CSR and Sustainability | Scoop.it
Few companies are born with a broad-based commitment to sustainability.
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Bagels With the Tall Guy: In Conversation with Green Mountain Energy

Bagels With the Tall Guy: In Conversation with Green Mountain Energy | Green, CSR and Sustainability | Scoop.it
'Bagels With the Tall Guy: In Conversation with Green Mountain Energy' blog post by Aman Singh.
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PwC Report: How Companies Can Put a Dollar Value on Sustainability · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader

PwC Report: How Companies Can Put a Dollar Value on Sustainability · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader | Green, CSR and Sustainability | Scoop.it
Companies can measure the value of sustainability and how their environmental efforts directly contribute to profits, using two evaluation methods described in a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
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Supplier operations: Smarter business works | Ethical Corporation

Supplier operations: Smarter business works | Ethical Corporation | Green, CSR and Sustainability | Scoop.it

Transforming supplier business models is the corporate strategy of the future, argues Toby Webb.

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10 Outstanding CSR Reports

10 Outstanding CSR Reports | Green, CSR and Sustainability | Scoop.it
Here are 10 CSR reports that impressed our writers in industries ranging from automotive to fashion to technology to sports apparel to cosmetics.
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