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Posted: Jul 22, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
In the last decade, teen motor vehicle deaths dropped by nearly half. The rates remain too high, but further reductions are possible.
Posted: Jul 20, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Using fewer crop acres today than in the past 70 years, farm outputs have grown 270 percent during this timeframe with an actual decline in total inputs. We now feed more than twice as many people in the U.S., and have increased our agricultural exports with fewer inputs than we used 80 years ago.
Posted: Jul 16, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
When we couple well-doing with well-being, there’s an opportunity that emerges that is even greater than accomplishment.
Posted: Jul 13, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Corporate CEOs and governing boards grapple with accurate communication of corporate social responsibility initiatives and increasingly with the role of the public relations executive in CSR communication. Yet, questions arise over who is best positioned to communicate a CSR program and what is the best method of conveying company CSR communications.
Posted: Jul 06, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
The failure to adequately manage corporate energy can leave a company vulnerable to risks, such as changing regulations and legal requirements. What is more, being seen as a big polluter carries detrimental effects for any brand.
Posted: Jul 01, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Businesses embarking on human rights due diligence for the first time often assume that they need to focus only on those human rights which are associated with risks in their particular sector. However, it is unwise to choose only one human right and exclude the others from the due diligence process. Human rights are interrelated and often go hand-in-hand.
Posted: Jun 29, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
It matters what we do. How we are. How we interact. Call it emergence, call it karma. The properties of how we meet the world defines not only our experience of it, but how we change it simply by interacting with what shows up.
Posted: Jun 26, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Established companies like Walmart, Unilever, P&G, Coca Cola and PepsiCo are driving positive change in the food and beverage industry with aggressive environmental goals and sustainability priorities. But how are these large organizations able to reach such ambitious targets?
Posted: Jun 25, 2015 – 04:30 PM EST
The United Nations General Assembly Hall, the site of many historic events, today was the venue for another -- a projected heightened role for business in the forthcoming UN Sustainable Development Goals and the retirement of Georg Kell, the Global Compact's founding (2000) Executive Director.
Posted: Jun 24, 2015 – 04:30 PM EST
Leaders in CSR/sustainable development today generated major advances in Global Compact platforms on climate change and educating the next generation of business leaders.
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