SVN Fall Conference 2013, October 17-20

  Social Venture Network Announces 2013 Innovation Awards Winners   Meet the next generation of world-changing entrepreneurs   August 7, 2013 – San Francisco – A soccer ball that never deflates. A sandal that sends girls to school. A piece of paper that keeps food from spoiling. From refrigerators to …

Accounting & Sustainability: Future-proofing the CFO

Daily News Alert 01.08.13 2013: Life on the Edge of the Sustainability Cliff The Great Recession shook loose the pillars of trust between the public, investment community and companies, particularly among the millennial generation, which increasingly believes that Wall Street no longer serves Main Street and companies care more about …

Taking integrated reporting to another level

Taking integrated reporting to another level KLP – Kommunal Landspensjonskasse – Norway’s largest life insurance company, present their sustainability reporting for 2011. In accordance with the KLP philosophy of integrated reporting you will find extensive sustainability reporting in the quarterly non-financial accounts, which cover the most material indicators and are …

News – Quito hosts Latin America and the Caribbean’s biggest Corporate Social Responsibility conference May 21-23

May 7, 2012 – Announcements Quito hosts Latin America and the Caribbean’s biggest Corporate Social Responsibility conference May 21-23 2012 CSRAmericas conference to discuss ways to incorporate small producers into value chains, youth skills, and methods to measure the social impact of businesses and multi-stakeholder alliances CSR executives from major …

SAI President Recognized as one of 2012’s Top Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior

SAI President Recognized as one of 2012’s Top Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior For the second year in a row, Alice Tepper Marlin was chosen by Trust Across America™, after a competitive selection period SAI President Alice Tepper Marlin was recognized as one of 2012’s Top Thought Leaders in …

Good-b Brings News and Views of Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street: What Are They So Angry About? Good-b CEO Monika Mitchell spent 11 years as a senior partner in a Wall Street recruiting firm specializing in institutional debt markets including the ill-fated mortgage-backed securities industry. Those years combined with her current role as a leader for socially responsible …

“The Responsible Business: Reimagining Sustainability & Success,” by Carol Sanford

Book Review by Hazel Henderson “The Responsible Business: Reimagining Sustainability & Success,” by Carol Sanford, Jossey Bass 2011, is a deeper, more satisfying look at business from the inside by a seasoned management consultant. Sanford’s methods are holistic and based on systems thinking, unusual for most companies striving to please …

SAI’s Vision of Human Rights at Work | Annual Report 2010

Dear Friends, On our 14th anniversary, we are pleased to issue SAI’s 2010 Annual Report, highlighting ‘Human Rights at Work.’ SAI’s latest Annual Report features stories from our programs and highlights our accomplishments and challenges in Brazil, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, India and …

US Corporate Responsibility Survey Results

Ethical Corporation has released results from their recent survey on the state of US Corporate Responsibility. Sustainability Practitioners responded that the TOP FOUR challenges and risks CR/Sustainability teams face are: 13% – Appropriate and effective measurement, including calculating ROI 12% – Integration of CSR within overall business strategy, departmental goals …