MAPPING THE TRANSITION TO SUSTAINABILITY

MAPPING THE  TRANSITION TO SUSTAINABILITY By Hazel Henderson © 2013  for CSRWire Appeared on CSRWire July 1, 2013 as “Challenging Traditional Finance: Mapping the Transition to Sustainability” http://bit.ly/finsust A whole-system global transition is underway and accelerating as human activities encounter planetary boundaries.  Globalization of our technologies of transportation and communication …

GDP: STILL A GROSSLY DISTORTED PICTURE

GDP: STILL A GROSSLY DISTORTED PICTURE   By Hazel Henderson © 2013 forthcoming in CSRWire June 2013 Obsolete metrics like GDP not only map vanished territory and back societies into the future looking through their rearview mirror, they cause unnecessary human suffering as we see in Europe through imposing “austerity” …

Ending Climate Silence

Corporate-NGO Engagement in times of rising Activism.    Future 500 Newsletter March 2013 The bridge between corporations and NGOs ENDING CLIMATE SILENCE Earlier this year we presented our Top 10 Stakeholder Issues for 2013. Issues such as health and obesity, fracking, GMOs, and digital freedom present risk to all companies, but in …

Vip invitation to the largest CSR event in Scandinavia

Jonathan Løw   Jonathan Løw is the Event Manager for Scandinavia’s largest CSR Event – Who Cares Wins 2013. He is also the Marketing Manager for entrepreneur and leadership school KaosPilots, known for its focus on social innovation and entrepreneurship, and named one of the World’s 10 Best Educations in Innovation and …

Stamping Money out of Politics: A Stamp Stampede

  Stamping Money out of Politics: A Stamp Stampede By Martha Shaw For CSRWire January 15, 2013 It’s impossible to say how many dollar bills stamped in red with Stamp Stampede messages to end political bribery have been introduced into circulation so far. But, if it’s any indication, I got one as change at New YorkPenn Station over the …

GLOBAL CONFERENCE FOR SOCIAL CHANGE: MAKING THE BUSINESS CASE FOR SUSTAINABILITY

GLOBAL CONFERENCE FOR SOCIAL CHANGE: MAKING THE BUSINESS CASE FOR SUSTAINABILITY Foundation for Social Change Speakers include Chipotle CEO/Founder Steve Ells, Eileen Fisher CEO/Founder Eileen Fisher, Henry Schein Chairman/CEO Stanley Bergman, L’Oreal USA President Frederic Roze, SC Johnson SVP Global Affairs Kelly Semrau and TerraCycle CEO/Founder Tom Szaky. November 9, …

Tessa Tennant, Sustainable Investing Pioneer on Several Continents, Wins Annual Joan Bavaria Award

Ethical Markets congratulates our advisory board member Tessa Tennant for winning the Joan Bavaria Award for building sustainability into the capital markets. Tessa Tennant, Sustainable Investing Pioneer on Several Continents, Wins Annual Joan Bavaria Award Submitted by: Ceres Posted: Apr 24, 2012 – 06:30 PM EST BOSTON, Apr. 24 /CSRwire/ …

Patagonia Registers as First California Benefit Corporation

Patagonia Registers as First California Benefit Corporation After ‘Year of the Protester’, Business Leaders Embrace Positive Alternative Submitted by: B Lab/B Corporation   SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 03 /CSRwire/ – Today, Patagonia became the first company in California to elect benefit corporation status. Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard led the largest group …