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A Tale of Two Friedmans: CSR and Risk

A Tale of Two Friedmans: CSR and Risk | Sustainability and Stakeholder Engagement | Scoop.it
Things have changed in 40 years and it makes little sense in 2012 to grumble about Milton Friedman’s treatise any longer.
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Shareholders force Apple and Intel to boost sustainability efforts

Shareholders force Apple and Intel to boost sustainability efforts | Sustainability and Stakeholder Engagement | Scoop.it
Around 40 per cent of shareholder resolutions in 2012 proxy season address environmental and social issues, say analysts
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Make It Personal: How to Get People to Care About Sustainability

Make It Personal: How to Get People to Care About Sustainability | Sustainability and Stakeholder Engagement | Scoop.it
New polls frequently announce that a significant proportion of the population is concerned about an issue or willing to sacrifice for a cause, from environmental [...] (RT @simontgoldsmith: If you work in sustainability then read this artlcle what...
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China's green groups start year of the tiger with consumer campaign

China's green groups start year of the tiger with consumer campaign | Sustainability and Stakeholder Engagement | Scoop.it

interesting to watch these initiatives strike a balance with the growing demand and changing consumption patterns. it means a great deal to have one of the fastest growing economies consume wisely and set a precedent which for long their western counterparts during their stages have ignored. 

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The Nice Consumer

The Nice Consumer | Sustainability and Stakeholder Engagement | Scoop.it
The "Nice Consumer": How She is redefining fashion and empowering herself to buy, wear, and dispose of clothing sustainably. Should governments and civil society have a role, as well?
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Puma, GlaxoSmithKline, Philips Top Sustainability Rankings | Sustainable Brands

Puma, GlaxoSmithKline, Philips Top Sustainability Rankings | Sustainable Brands | Sustainability and Stakeholder Engagement | Scoop.it
ESG research firm EIRIS ranked German sportswear brand Puma as the global leader in sustainability.

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Coca-cola case study - Carbon Trust

Coca-cola case study - Carbon Trust | Sustainability and Stakeholder Engagement | Scoop.it
Carbon Trust work in partnership with Coca-Cola has been instrumental in helping drive forward the company's carbon reduction agenda.
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Greenwashing in the time of climate change - India - DNA

The current backslapping and self-congratulatory award functions organised by the “green” building lobby and the institutions that certify the depth of the greenness of the buildings, remind me of stupid questions.
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Ever Heard of Wipro? It Leads HP, Dell and Apple on Green Electronics

India's electronics giant Wipro leads for its climate leadership and advocacy.
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Wipro scored top points for climate leadership. It committed to reduce GHG emissions 44% by 2015 (from 2008 levels) and 85% of those cuts will come from increased use of renewable energy. "Its lobbying for renewable energy policy in India exhibits the type of corporate advocacy leadership needed to drive policy change," says Greenpeace

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Study: Clear environmental claims critical to consumer acceptance | Packaging World

Study: Clear environmental claims critical to consumer acceptance | Packaging World | Sustainability and Stakeholder Engagement | Scoop.it
New research on shoppers’ buy-in of environmentally friendly packaging shows consumer willingness, but strong confusion over claims.
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Burritos, Shampoo, and Blue Jeans – Oh My! | Sustainable Brands

Burritos, Shampoo, and Blue Jeans – Oh My! | Sustainable Brands | Sustainability and Stakeholder Engagement | Scoop.it
Whether your company sells jeans, beauty products or burritos, sustainability and employee engagement are the keys to its success. Such work will, in turn, benefit the bottom line and enhance your company’s competitive edge.
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GOOD JEANS GUIDE II

GOOD JEANS GUIDE II | Sustainability and Stakeholder Engagement | Scoop.it
Die Berliner Fashion Week feiert das  “Comeback der Blue Jeans” – und wir erweitern unseren Good Jeans Guide (Teil 1) um Teil 2 (PDF) mit sieben Firmen. Trousers London, Good Soci...

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Sustainable Designs Should Also Be Beautiful

Sustainable Designs Should Also Be Beautiful | Sustainability and Stakeholder Engagement | Scoop.it

Connecting the Built and Natural Environments:

In The Shape of Green: Aesthetics, Ecology, and Design, Lance Hosey, an architect who once worked for William McDonough + Partners and now has his own non-profit organization, argues that beauty is a fundamental component of sustainability... http://dirt.asla.org/2012/07/11/culture-ecology-and-beauty/


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