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Corporate Sustainability

What Do Employees Think Of Corporate Sustainability?

Posted 09.06.2012 | Green

Do employees support and engage with corporate sustainability strategies? According to a new report, it depends. Brighter Planet, an organization w...

Which Companies Are Doing The Most To Combat Climate Change?

Posted 12.07.2011 | Green

Which companies are doing the most to combat climate change? Climate Counts, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing "consumers and compan...

The Greenest Companies In The U.S.

Posted 12.17.2011 | Green

This week, Newsweek released its 2011 Green Rankings of the greenest companies in the world and in the U.S. They say they looked past the "green ch...

Corporate Boards in a Time of Change, Uncertainty, and Rising Expectations

Lucy P. Marcus | Posted 11.14.2011 | Business
Lucy P. Marcus

I think the most exciting and important development is that there is greater public awareness of corporate governance and boards, which is vital. It's no longer a black box, or a mysterious room.

Plain Sight Sustainability, Mass Consumer Influence

Andrea Learned | Posted 10.05.2011 | Green
Andrea Learned

I can't whip people over the head with a canvas grocery bag to get them to see why I'm so passionate. For any person to forward the sustainability movement, it's about seeing where sustainability already exists.

Boardroom Diversity Means Better Business

Lucy P. Marcus | Posted 07.04.2011 | Business
Lucy P. Marcus

In the life sciences and beyond, diversity makes business sense and social sense, and every one of us has an interest in making sure that diversity is put on the agenda.

Inception Under Threat

Lucy P. Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lucy P. Marcus

companies are making tough decisions about where money is spent, and they are having a hard time justifying investing in their future when their present looks so shaky.

Future Proofing the Boardroom: Today's Agendas

Lucy P. Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lucy P. Marcus

The board room agenda is going through a reformation. What are some of the essential things that boards and board members need to think about? Five areas need an update.

Future Proofing the Boardroom: Grounding and Stargazing

Lucy P. Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lucy P. Marcus

The role of modern corporate boards is the juxtaposition of grounding and stargazing. Grounding is about making sure that the company fulfills all o...

Do New Oil and Gas Sector Sustainability Guidelines Go Far Enough?

Janet Ranganathan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Janet Ranganathan

Last month IPIECA along with API and OGP released their revised guidance on corporate sustainability reporting -- their first update to the guidance since 2005.

I'll Have the Can, Hold the Cups

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

Tell the flight attendants you want just the can, no napkin, next time you need a shot of carbonated caffeine while in the air. Why use so many plastic cups, and what happens to them when the plane lands?

Five Things Business Leaders Must Do in 2011

Jeffrey Hollender | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeffrey Hollender

As 2010 came to a close, Edelman public relations released the results of a survey on the public attitudes toward American business. The results were pretty ugly.

Beyond Optics: Why Board Diversity Really Matters

Lucy P. Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lucy P. Marcus

Clearly, it looks odd these days for a board to be comprised of only white men, but does diversity make a difference in real economic terms? Does it actually affect the bottom line?

The Role of Non-Executive Board Directors Today

Lucy P. Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lucy P. Marcus

As a non-executive board director, I have been thinking a great deal about what it means to do this role in today's environment.

Upgrade to the Human Operating System

Dov Seidman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dov Seidman

The governance operating system is based on an underlying assumption that employees act in their self-interest. This operating system worked perfectly fine for decades, until leaders began calling on employees for other things besides productivity.

The new dawn for not-so-new socially responsible investing

Marc Stoiber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marc Stoiber

This article was co-authored by Maria Umbach and Marc Stoiber of Maddock Douglas, a leading innovation agency based in Chicago. Thanks go to Michael J...

The New Face of Fashion: Sustainable Luxury

Jeffrey Hutchison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jeffrey Hutchison

Embracing sustainability and crafting a new face of luxury need not be at odds; by exploring ways to achieve both simultaneously, an exciting new era of of design can be borne.

10 Predictions for 2009 That are Really Wishes

Francine Hardaway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Francine Hardaway

I'm not so much predicting what will happen in the recycling world as defining what I think might happen, and indeed, HOPE might happen.

Green Businesses That Do Right, Do Well

Treehugger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Corporate sustainability -- no longer just the latest collection of business buzzwords -- now is a required feature in the mission statement, annual r...