Obfuscation of Big CSR and Sustainability Issues

Jay Owen Advisors' Forum

Obfuscation of Big CSR & Sustainability Issues: A Financial Services Issue, not all Business The financial sector has failed to act in a meaningful way to promote sustainability and CSR and may well ‘present the greatest block to global progress.’ But the main reason is not unconcern. Keynes was correct …

We’ve got RI, ESG and CSR: now it’s time for Strategically Aware Investing!

Ethical Markets SRI/ESG News

Everyone seems to be clamouring for more “mainstreaming” but, says Matthew Kiernan, the terminology is holding us back. The enormous confusion and conflation among acronyms (ESG, RI, SRI, CSR, SI) has resulted in their stigmatization by mainstream asset owners, advisors and managers. Words matter, and if sustainability concerns could be shorn of their historical, …

Is Rio+20 going to make a difference? Is privatising development the answer?

kristy SRI/ESG News

Vol. 8 Week 24 | 13 June 2012 HIGHLIGHT Register Today and Enjoy 15% Early-bird Discount View the full conference programme at Summit website: Here Participate and learn from our speakers: Accor, CLP, Coca-Cola, DHL, FSG, GIZ, LRQA, Nokia, SOS International,Standard Chartered Bank, State Street Corporation, Tencent, Total, UNICEF, World …

The CSR Asia Forum on Asian Sustainability in Tokyo is now just two weeks away!

kristy SRI/ESG News

Vol. 8 Week 1 | 4 January 2012 HIGHLIGHT The CSR Asia Forum on Asian Sustainability in Tokyo is now just two weeks away! The CSR Asia Forum on Asian Sustainability is a one-day business conference where delegates will discuss key issues related to sustainability in Asia, with a special …

Jeffrey Hollender: A Force for Good

kristy SRI/ESG News

Jeffrey Hollender: A Force for Good – Part 1 Maverick, Innovator & Changemaker- Jeffrey Hollender former CEO of Seventh Generation and co-Founder of the American Sustainable Business Council has traded in his CEO hat to become a one-man-dynamic force for social and economic change! Part One: CSR is not enough …

US Corporate Responsibility Survey Results

kristy SRI/ESG News, Global Citizen

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 …

CSR Asia Weekly: CASP Programme upgrade / Food prices / Education for sustainability / Inclusive design

kristy SRI/ESG News, Greentech

Gain Insights at Sustainability Disclosure Forum Learn more about the major aspects of sustainability reporting, disclosure and communication at the CSR Asia Forum on Sustainability Disclosure, taking place in Singapore on 23 March 2011. ——————————————————————————– ARTICLES CSR Asia Strategic Partner Programme gets an upgrade In 2006, we launched the CSR …

JustMeans News: Egypt: Is Facebook and Technology Becoming a Political Tool?

kristy SRI/ESG News

From the publication of JustMeans Editorial Highlights Egypt: Is Facebook and Technology Becoming a Political Tool? Al Gore’s SRI Investment Fund To Focus On Asia CSR May Become Mandatory in India 2011 Good Job Green Jobs Conference: Career Insights Special Web 2.0 Mission Celebrating Bob Marley’s Birthday: 1 Drop of …