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Posted: Apr 14, 2015 – 08:00 AM EST
Posted: Apr 10, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Last year, the Nielsen Global Survey on Corporate Social Responsibility found that 55% of global online consumers across 60 countries said they were willing to pay more for products and services provided by companies that are committed to positive social and environmental impact. A survey such as this might beg the question: why are there not more companies who cater to this interest? The answer may surprise you.
Posted: Apr 09, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Employees are often hesitant to provide feedback to senior management for fear they may be singled out in the workplace. New tools and technologies are providing anonymity, enhanced security, and a continuous feedback loop to enable better employee engagement.
Posted: Apr 08, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
In the third installment of a three-part series on women sustainability leaders, Talkback’s David Connor talks today with Kathrin Winkler, Sr. Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at EMC Corp., a global information technology leader.
Posted: Apr 07, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Today General Mills published its 2015 Global Responsibility Report, marking the 45th year we have reported progress to our communities and stakeholders. The report highlights our efforts to create economic, social and environmental value across the globe as we pursue our mission of Nourishing Lives.
Posted: Apr 06, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
By flexing our power in the marketplace and with our letters and calls to our elected officials, we can change the way businesses work. When we reward companies that are committed to people and nature instead of just maximizing profits and when we boycott companies that exploit war and the environment, we create a new system.
Posted: Apr 03, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Western financial analysts generally misunderstand China’s current restructuring as negative news. China’s President Xi Jinping has committed to transforming China from a resource and pollution intensive economy to a green economy as a strategic priority, including clean energy, energy conservation in industry, buildings and transport, with overall energy efficiency and pollution control.
Posted: Apr 02, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Climate change, urbanization and globalization are just a few of the issues facing our world today. How does global citizenship help FedEx to address these concerns and to effectively operate in a rapidly changing marketplace?
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.
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