China’s CSR Drivers, Barriers and Paths Forward

Ray Cheung’s powerpoint presentation from the FOE seminar – June 2007. In the past – if you call Chinese firms for investment relations – they would literally hang up the phone on you. Now the listed Chinese firms are paying big pr firms like Ogilvy and apco to teach them …

Covalence Press Release – June 2007

Environment and employment are currently the major concerns regarding the Mining & Metals industry’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) record, states a report released today by Geneva-based reputation research firm Covalence, Covalence Mining & Metals Industry Report 2007. For 2006 to 2007, the top positive and negative issues both have to …

Calvert Launches International Small- and Mid-Cap Growth Fund

May 31, 2007//BETHESDA, MD// Today, Calvert, one of the leaders in the field of socially responsible investing and research, launched the Calvert International Opportunities Fund (Ticker: CIOAX: Class A shares). The Fund seeks long term capital appreciation through investment primarily in a broad universe of non-U.S. small-cap and mid-cap stocks …

Fortis publishes Corporate Social Responsibility Report 2006

Fortis, an international provider of banking and insurance services with a presence in more than 50 countries, has published its third Corporate Social Responsibility Report, available at http://www.ethicalperformance.net/Fortis_csrreport06.html

Verité wins Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship

April 24, 2007. Verité has been selected to receive one of only 10 Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship for 2007. The awards are presented by the Skoll Foundation to organizations that have “a demonstrated track record of pioneering social innovations and offer measurable objectives for increasing and expanding the impact.” …