New publication released: Engaging Business on Human Rights

     18 March, 2015   New publication released: Engaging Business on Human Rights This new paper by csr Asia outlines some of the human rights risks that face businesses who operate global value chains and looks at the opportunities for responsible and inclusive business practices. It offers practical recommendations for how …

The China Greentech Report 2014: Greener, Smarter, More Productive

 August 27, 2014   Dear Friends of China Greentech:   Today we release The China Greentech Report 2014: Greener, Smarter, More Productive, the fifth in a series that was first launched at the World Economic Forum in 2009. You can download the full Report in now by visiting: www.report.china-greentech.com   This year’s Report asserts …

OECD Green Growth Newsletter March 2013

    OECD Green Growth Newsletter March 2013   Issue Eighteen     Contents   ·        Green Growth Knowledge Platform ·        Focus on Green Growth in emerging and developing Asia ·        Green Growth Papers: Why New Business Models Matter for Green Growth ·        Integrating green growth in policy work ·        Recent Events ·        Recent publications ·        2013 …

A Bonding Experience

Bond risk Our thinking about the role of future environmental politics on capital markets has extended to another asset class – fixed income. Carbon Tracker recently collaborated with global credit-ratings agency Standard & Poors to publish ‘What a carbon-constrained future could mean for oil companies’ creditworthiness’.  This report assesses the …

Joint Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and UN Global Compact press release

Joint Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and UN Global Compact press release For immediate release Wednesday 13 June 2012 New 3.2m Euro program to boost sustainable business in developing countries launched at Rio+20 A new 3.2 million Euro program that aims to build capacity …

News – Webcast alert: Watch Latin America’s biggest corporate social responsibility conference live

2012 CSRAmericas opens tonight in Quito Three-day 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 Watch Webcast QUITO – CSRAmericas, Latin America’s biggest corporate social responsibility conference, will be transmitted live over the internet. The …

Un Official Highlights Role Of Business Sector In Achieving Sustainable Development

UN OFFICIAL HIGHLIGHTS ROLE OF BUSINESS SECTOR IN ACHIEVING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT New York, Apr 11 2012 3:05PM The business and industry sectors play a key role in leading countries towards sustainable development, a top United Nations official said today, adding that their collaboration and partnerships with governments are essential to …

Un And United States Launch Plan Tap Emigrants’ Resources To Boost

UN AND UNITED STATES LAUNCH PLAN TAP EMIGRANTS’ RESOURCES TO BOOST AGRICULTURE New York, May 17 2011 6:05PM The United Nations entity tasked with supporting rural development and the United States State Department today launched an <“http://www.ifad.org/media/press/2011/35.htm“>initiative to help tap the resources of emigrant communities for investment in agriculture in …

Barriers to Global Scale

From the publication of Social Edge News on The Edge Welcome to the Social Edge update! “In the business world, great ideas, driven by entrepreneurs, grow to serve customers around the world. But social entrepreneurs see no such market forces in their fields,” note this week’s hosts Konstanze Frischen, Jon …