Environmental Finance Online News, Nov. 2007

Clinton sees economic ‘boom’ in fighting climate change. 27 September: Fighting climate change can stimulate an economic “boom” for advanced and developing economies, said former US President Bill Clinton at the New York launch of the Carbon Disclosure Project. Read More…

Covalence Ethical Ranking 2nd Quarter 2007

Geneva-based Covalence is publishing today its quarterly ethical reputation ranking, giving the best ranked companies as well as those companies which have made the most progress in the second quarter of 2007. Download the PDF .

What do stakeholders expect from Hong Kong companies?

CSR Asia Weekly – Vol.3 Week 28 issue. Corporate social responsibility (CSR) differs from place to place, industry to industry and over time. It is increasingly accepted that in order to define precisely what social responsibility means to a company, it needs to engage with its stakeholders and take into …

BSR Outlines Vision at UN Global Compact Summit

Moving “Beyond Monitoring” for Sustainable Supply Chains. Geneva, Switzerland – 10 July 2007 – At last week’s UN Global Compact Summit in Geneva, Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) presented “Beyond Monitoring: A New Vision for Supply Chain Management,” a report that outlines a comprehensive approach to sustainable supply chains. Designed …

Official Launch of the GLN Global Compact Implementation Tool

July 6, 2007- The United Nations Global Compact, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Global Leadership Network (GLN) have formed a joint partnership to help UN Global Compact signatories, IFC clients and the wider private sector in emerging markets integrate corporate citizenship into business strategy and performance. The new …

Global Investors Get Serious on Environment, Social & Governance Issues

4 July 2007 – Geneva, Switzerland – A comprehensive survey of the world’s largest institutional investors released today shows that the global giants of investing are now actively integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues into their investment policies and engagement strategies. Download the PDF.

Academic Participation in the Global Compact

United Nations Global Compact – Academic Participation in the Global Compact. The Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), launched at the 2007 Global Compact Leaders Summit on 5 July in Geneva, provide a framework for academic institutions to advance corporate social responsibility through the incorporation of universal values into curricula …