An initial view of the GRI G4 Framework and what it means to you
The sustainability community gathered in Amsterdam last week for the GRI global conference and the rollout of the G4 version of the reporting framework. Notable sustainability thinkers from around the world convened. Among those represented, members of ISO, IIRC, CDP, OECD, and many other international NGOs and policy organizations came together to debate the future of [...] Read more »
Sanofi embraces supplier diversity as a business imperativeBy Trenae Simpson | Maintaining strong relationships with suppliers is an important way to ensure corporate citizenship is integrated throughout a company’s operations. Corporations can be held accountable for their supply chains, and thus, should select and manage suppliers ... Read more »
On World Environment Day, what are you doing to improve the environment now and for the future?By Kerin Sikorski, Web & Social Media Manager | June 5, is World Environment Day, an annual event aimed at increasing worldwide awareness of positive environmental action. This year’s theme focuses on creating awareness of food waste and encourages people to Think-Eat-Save. According to ... Read more »
Mentoring Matters at First NiagaraBy Trenae Simpson | First Niagara is committed to community investment and development as a part of its corporate giving platform. Its primary focus areas are supporting youth and education initiatives. Both of these areas are the focal points ... Read more »
Is your corporate citizenship and sustainability department facing finite resources?By Kerin Sikorski, Web & Social Media Manager | Finite resources of time, support, and the almighty dollar can leave citizenship and sustainability departments searching for solutions. How can we do more with less? Can we afford to strive for the impacts we want? ... Read more »
Profile of the Professionals
The Profile of the Professionals 2013 looks at the job satisfaction, professional development, motivations, and compensation of people working in corporate citizenship roles. This year’s findings reflect the progress and pathways of those professionals working to advance corporate citizenship.
Value of Sustainability Reporting
The Center for Corporate Citizenship and Ernst & Young LLP produced the Value of Sustainability Reporting as a joint effort, and conducted a comprehensive survey that covered various aspects of an organization’s environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting.
Research briefs are summaries of recent or seminal research findings that offer insights and tools to efficiently access and apply knowledge accumulated from corporate practice and the academy. Only members receive full research briefs; below is a sampling from our latest issue. Learn more.
Perceptions of corporate motives for CSR affect consumer behavior
This study looked at how perceptions of cause-related marketing initiatives influence consumers’ beliefs, attitudes, and intentions. Researchers found that consumers’ perceptions of a firm’s motivations and how well a cause fits with a brand are extremely important to consumers’ opinions of a firm. Read more
Environmental commitments can contribute to employee loyalty and increased productivity
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