Archive for April, 2007
MSU releases 2007 campus sustainability report April 26, 2007 The 2007 Campus Sustainability Report builds on our initial report from 2003. That groundbreaking report was in response to a key question asked when the UCSC was born in 1999: “Where do we stand?” Since we see sustainability as the interdependence between the social, [...]
Fortis, an international provider of banking and insurance services with a presence in more than 50 countries, has published its third Corporate Social Responsibility Report, available at http://www.ethicalperformance.net/Fortis_csrreport06.html (more...)
April 24, 2007. Verité has been selected to receive one of only 10 Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship for 2007. The awards are presented by the Skoll Foundation to organizations that have "a demonstrated track record of pioneering social innovations and offer measurable objectives for increasing and expanding the impact." Read more...
San Francisco , New York and London – April 18, 2007 – Expansion Capital Partners, a dedicated clean technology venture capital firm, today announced a $10 million investment in Clean Technology Fund II, LP, by Palmshore Investments Limited, whose designated investment advisors are Consensus Business Group Limited (Consensus). In addition, [...]
The Government of Pakistan's Ministry of Commerce has launched a national project encouraging awareness and implementation of the SA8000 standard throughout Pakistan's manufacturing and export sectors. According to the Ministry's recent press release, the project "aims at enhancing the country’s export potential through ethical production and [...]
"Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained". Tim Freundlich, Calvert Foundation's Director of Strategic Development, recently published a paper with colleagues that evaluates the financial challenges Social Enterprises face as they become more mature and successful. This quickly growing sector lacks access to capital because there are almost no sources [...]