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Is this good corporate citizenship? - ed. *CHICAGO, IL, December 28, 2009 --/WORLD-WIRE/--* Early this month, top Republican Senator Charles E. Grassley sent letters to the American Cancer Society (ACS), besides the American Medical Association (AMA) and 31 other medical advocacy groups, asking them to provide detailed information on [...]
December 1, 2009 (New York & Geneva) - Today the United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) on business and human rights, John Ruggie, launched a global online forum, www.srsgconsultation.org. The purpose of the forum is to gather input for the SRSG as he develops guiding principles to operationalize the U.N. [...]
December 2, 2009. Click here to sign up for our regular newsletters. *For the best view of this newsletter, ensure your e-mail allows you to display images. Support the Partnership for Transparency Fund - PTF is making remarkable progress supporting a rising number of civil society organizations across the developing world as they promote [...]
Nikos Avlonas President, Centre for Sustainability and Excellence North America www.csenorthamerica.org In a few weeks, representatives from around the world will convene in Copenhagen, under the auspices of the United Nations, to focus on a new international agreement on climate change. This is a very important moment for the world. Read [...]
Findings of 2009 Automotive Sector CSR Survey in China by Elyse Chen [email protected] As financial crisis deepens, the automotive industry stands in the eye of the storm. For many, China has become an increasingly important market in the cold winter of the global car industry. The large presence of international car companies, as well [...]
To Merge or Not to Merge? That Was the Big Question Non-Profit Executives Debated at Annual Boardsource Leadership Forum
By Kemila Velan November 20, 2009 As the busiest fundraising time of the year approaches, and corporations continue cutting budgets, including their charitable contributions, non-profit executives shared possible solutions to their funding challenges at the annual Boardsource Leadership Forum in Orlando on Friday, Nov. 29. “Are there too [...]
Twenty-five years ago Fortune 500 companies did not think in terms of a triple bottom line: people, profit, and planet. On the rare occasion that a CEO publicly would acknowledge the planet or the people as a business value, it would tend to fall into the category of "corporate philanthropy." To insinuate that human dignity or a sustainable [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 10, 2009 Contact: Dawn Wolfe, Boston Common Asset Management; Office 617-720-5557; Mobile 617-721-2315; [email protected] Boston, MA – In a shareholder proposal led by Boston Common Asset Management, 17 investors representing over 24 million shares of Cisco Systems, Inc (NASDAQ: CSCO) totaling [...]
Amsterdam/Geneva/New York, 11 November 2009 – Two new reports released today examine trends in corporate measurement and reporting on human rights performance and provide practical guidance for companies engaging on this emerging area of corporate citizenship and accountability. Read more...