SB NEWS and VIEWS: Top Weekend Reads: 15+ Stories Not to Miss This Week

February 28, 2014 Top Weekend Reads: 15+ Stories Not to Miss This Week This week: SB Research+ newsletter has been updated with written reports and multimedia specially selected from the SB Library. A new report from the Responsible Sourcing Network includes company survey results and ratings in the apparel and …

New Poll of Small Business Owners Reveals Strong Bipartisan Support for Clean, Safe Energy and Environmental Stewardship

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CONTACT: American Sustainable Business Council Bob Keener, [email protected], 617-610-6766   New Poll of Small Business Owners Reveals Strong Bipartisan Support for Clean, Safe Energy and Environmental Stewardship   Large Majorities in Both Parties Want Increased Limits on Carbon Emissions, Energy Efficiency, Disclosure of Chemicals Used …

Investors and analysts use extra-financial information in decision-making, suggests new research

The Prince’s Accounting for Sustainability Project (A4S), the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), and Radley Yeldar For immediate release Wednesday 25 July 2012 Investors and analysts use extra-financial information in decision-making, suggests new research Investors and analysts use extra-financial information reported by companies to help analyze the performance of those companies …

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 …

Decline in U.S. Mutual Funds’ Support of Climate-Related Shareholder Resolutions in 2010, New Report Finds

Support Split Among Leaders and Laggards, with TIAA-CREF, Wells Fargo Leading on Voting Support and Vanguard, State Street Failing to Support Any Climate-Related Resolutions April 8, 2011 BOSTON – U.S. mutual funds’ proxy voting patterns for climate-related shareholder resolutions are not keeping pace with the escalating risks associated with climate …