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2017 COMMIT! Forum: Brands Taking Stands

The Corporate Responsibility Association and CR Magazine are proud to present the annual COMMIT!Forum, the leading event for corporate responsibility (CR) and sustainability practitioners. CR Magazine Annouces Finalists for 2017 Responsible CEO of the Year Award and Lifetime Achievement Award. On October 11-12, 2017, COMMIT!Forum will convene CR and sustainability practitioners — to network, share best practices […]

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Sustainability Reporting Framework 101

Reporting framework helps organisations to have a checklist about how much and what quality of data is needed for sustainability reporting. It can help organisations to measure, understand and communicate their economic, environmental, social and governance performance, and then set goals, and manage change more effectively.

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World’s Most Ethical Companies of 2017

World-s Most Ethical Companies of 2017

Under the banner “Good Ethics is Good Business,” the Ethisphere Institute Monday announced the 2017 list of World’s Most Ethical Companies ahead of its annual Global Ethics Summit, opening this week in New York City under a blanket of deep snow.

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The Wisdom of Sustainable Procurement

The Wisdom of Sustainable Procurement

Sustainable procurement programs are more integral and widespread than ever before, but face a critical juncture as they scale to reach the next level of maturity, according to the results of the new EcoVadis/HEC Sustainable Procurement Barometer.

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Six CSR Strategies for Startups

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Startups now have a new strategic guide to help them build a record of social responsibility, courtesy of the philanthropic Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

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What is Circular Economy

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Circular economy can be applied to the universe itself and preserving finite resources, it can also be used as a business model. Business owners of all sizes can benefit from the school of thought associated with circular economy.

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Marketing Key to Return on CSR Investment

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The combination of skillful marketing and corporate social responsibility can yield a 3.5 percent gain in stock returns for a company’s shareholders, a new study by U.S. and Canadian researchers shows.

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Happy Employees Attract SRI Fund Investments

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Google employees enjoy free rides to work at the California company’s headquarters campus, plus breakfast, lunch, and even dinner if they stay late – for free. New dads receive six weeks of paid leave, and moms can take 18 weeks. And Googlers can even bring their pets to work.

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World’s Business Leaders Buy In to Sustainability

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Best business practices, collaborative approaches to sustainable development and inspiring ways to build a better world were the focus as 1,000 business, government and civil society leaders gathered in San Francisco for their annual Business for Social Responsibility Conference.

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Impact Investing and CSR

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Impact investing and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) have much in common. Both are founded on a belief that business can be used to affect positive social and environmental change. Both use market mechanisms and harness business expertise, though in different ways. And both are reflections of a global trend for aligning the goals of enterprise and with the needs of society.

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Maximpact: Bringing the Impact Sector Together

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At Maximpact,we pride ourselves on our inclusive approach to impact investing. An important part of our mission is to strengthen the sector by providing a place where a wide range of impact players can come together and make impact deals. To make this happen more effectively, we’ve adopted a very broad definition of impact investing, creating a “big tent” that invites a diverse range of players under the same roof.

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