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Posted: Apr 01, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
What does it mean to be “good” at sustainability communications in a digital age? In recent years we’ve seen a rising tide of interest in some of the channels and tools that have become essential components: social media, infographics, video, storytelling…
Posted: Mar 31, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Announce, Tweet, blog, Facebook, email, call (yes talk to real people on the telephone), Pin, carrier pigeon - whatever your stakeholders react to, but not just once or even on one day. Build the story of the report into a campaign and connect your communication strategy to your stakeholder engagement strategy. Yes, they are two separate things, or should be, yet connected and complementary.
Posted: Mar 30, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Employee and Consumer sentiment is running ahead of what current CSR models are designed to deliver. Now is the time to innovate, not iterate. There's a huge market of talent and customers looking for companies of all sizes to step up.
Posted: Mar 27, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
The decade 2005-2015 marks the period when corporate responsibility entered the mainstream. Early adopters now have programs mature enough to compare for success and best practices. I have observed that the world's best corporate citizens share a set of characteristics on how they view themselves and interact with society.
Posted: Mar 26, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
These days when we talk about water issues in the corporate sector, we’re usually discussing the growing scarcity of freshwater sources and how to overcome major challenges through innovative manufacturing practices and otherwise. But, let’s switch gears for a moment and discuss that huge source of water that we also depend on for life on earth: the ocean.
Posted: Mar 25, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
In the second installment of a three part series on women leaders in the spotlight, David Connor speaks with Kym Fawcett, Manager Safety & Social Responsibility at Enerplus Corporation.
Posted: Mar 24, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
In April 2014, the Alliance for Water Stewardship officially launched its International Water Stewardship Standard. The announcement followed a four-year, multi-stakeholder collaborative process, and opened the door to an innovative framework for companies and other water users eager to address shared water challenges and risks at the catchment level
Posted: Mar 20, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Challenges in managing water risks in corporate supply chains shed light on the ways that corporate risks overlap and interact. Activists’ and communities’ growing use of human rights language to protest corporate water impacts is an embodiment of this new reality.
Posted: Mar 19, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
As world leading scientists and spiritual leaders have agreed, we need a new global ethic where efforts to safeguard our wellbeing and environment are infused with a vision of the sacred. We find ourselves at the rip-tide of the prevalent materialistic worldview giving way to a new worldview that draws from an alchemic blend of ancient wisdom traditions and pioneering new thought. This blend of spiritual and ecological awareness is vital for the transformational times we now live in.
Posted: Mar 18, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
CSRwire is looking for article submissions about the latest concepts and success stories of emerging business models, methods of collaboration, use of technology, communication techniques and disruption. Innovation also doesn't have to mean huge research and development budgets. Scarce resources, creative minds and those prepared to fail can make change in the world when the timing is right.
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