News on groups, NGOs, companies seeking to take responsibility for the common good and whole human family and the planet.
Growing environmental challenges and informed customer choice to have a material impact in the response of businesses and the future of financial risk analysis - says Forum for the Future. In a recent interview with Finance IQ, Alice Chapple, Director for Sustainable Financial Markets at the Forum for the Future, discussed the emerging [...]
We're busy preparing for a jam-packed Fall season. Here's a taste of what's coming up. September will be our second annual Sustainability Month, kicking off an entire year of programming on how societies can flourish in harmony with the planet. More news coming soon. (more…)
We are pleased to share "When the World Rules Corporations: Pathway to a G lobal Corporate Charter", the fifth in our series of occasional short papers, GTI Perspectives on Critical Issues. When the World Rules Corporations: Pathway to a Global Corporate Charter The ascent of transnational corporations poses fundamental questions of [...]
August 18th, 2010 RI News Flash: › Hermes sets up asset ownership services subsidiary Click here to read the newsletter.
NEWS & UPDATES 1. Global Compact Marks 10 Year Anniversary 2. Private Sector Declaration Presented at African Union Summit 3. Local Network Update Global Compact Network Launched in Uganda Dominican Executives Share Highlights from Leaders Summit at Local Event 4. Participant Status: New Signatories, COPs and Delistings (more…)
"GLOBAL ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT INDICATOR GAINING TRACTION WORLDWIDE, we congratulate our longtime colleague, Mathis Wackernagel, featured on our TV series in "Redefining Success!" - Hazel Henderson, Ed. This past year has been one of the most exciting in Global Footprint Network’s history. Seven years since our organization’s founding, our [...]
CSR Training Programme 2010 More information at http://www.csr-asia.com/course.php ISO 26000 The new ISO 26000 guideline aims to provide practical assistance related to operationalising social responsibility, identifying and engaging with stakeholders, and enhancing credibility of reports and claims made about social responsibility. This [...]
Ethical Seal of Justice to Be Accredited by SAAS SAAS Signs Contract to Help Develop New Magen Tzedek Certification Standard Magen Tzedek ethical certification to be launched in 2011 SAAS is pleased to announce the signing of a contract with the Hekhsher Tzedek Commission for a joint project to implement theMagen Tzedek ethical [...]
July 23rd, 2010 "Congratulations to Nell Minow and Bob Monks, co-founders of The Corporate Library, who also serve on our Ethical Markets Advisory Board" - Hazel Henderson RI News Alert: › The Corporate Library and GovernanceMetrics International merge as sector consolidation continues
Reid schedules utility-only bill for Senate debate US Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid plans to introduce legislation for a carbon trading system covering only electric utilities for debate on the Senate floor in late July. More >>> Chinese green sector surges as Europe suffers in Q2 Mixed fortunes have dogged the clean-tech and [...]