Tag Archives: Business for Social Responsibility

Symbiotic Dance: The Intimate Link Between Companies and Stakeholders

Commentary by Murninghan Post Editor Bill Baue The TakeAway: Last week’s Business for Social Responsibility Conference focused on corporate-stakeholder collaboration for sustainability solutions. I learned about the new Chevron “We Agree” campaign, an attempt to spit-clean the company’s image after … Continue reading

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The Business Impact on Human Rights

The TakeAway: Social materiality gains traction as the role of business in advancing human rights attracts wider support. After years of neglect, companies now increasingly consider their impacts on human rights as material issues, with clear impacts on the bottom … Continue reading

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Sustainability News Roundup

The TakeAway: CalPERS to factor ESG issues in all its funds by mid-2011; GRI announces work on fourth generation reporting guidelines; and a BSR poll shows increased support for CSR/sustainability. Three developments this week demonstrate the rising acceptance of incorporating … Continue reading

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Cutting in Line: GRI and Integrated Reporting

Commentary by Bill Baue, Editor in Chief, Murninghan Post The TakeAway: GRI’s Embrace of Integrated Reporting May Distract from XBRL and Sustainability Context Last October at the Business for Social Responsibility Conference, Global Reporting Initiative CEO Ernst Ligteringen made an … Continue reading

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Integrated Reporting: Off to A Strong Start

The TakeAway: International Integrated Reporting Committee Launches to Blend Financial Reporting with Sustainability Reporting Good news for proponents of sustainability reporting:  On Tuesday, the Global Reporting Initiative and the Accounting for Sustainability project (A4S) sponsored by the Prince of Wales … Continue reading

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