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Posted: Feb 06, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
While all of us are very aware of our company’s brand, not so many of us pay attention to our own personal brand.
Posted: Feb 05, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
While money is the lifeblood of any organization, there are other factors that also contribute to success. At the end of the day, money doesn’t do much good if the people and work processes are not in place to make the best use of these funds.
Posted: Feb 04, 2015 – 09:55 AM EST
Sustainable procurement IS good procurement, they are not different things, if competent procurement professionals use effective tools and adequate resources to manage their supply chains well, sustainable outcomes can be delivered that offer real long term value.
Posted: Feb 03, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
What does it take to join the B Corp movement? Here's your handbook.
Posted: Feb 02, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Multinationals are making public commitments to ramp up their sustainability efforts across the supply chain in response to escalating consumer pressure, the “compliance” squeeze and a desire to improve efficiency and reduce costs. They are forging a path to a greener and more profitable future – one that relies on our ability to build a strong supply base of alternative materials that compete with the status quo on price and availability.
Posted: Jan 29, 2015 – 12:33 PM EST
A conversation with Karen Clarke-Whistler, TD Bank Group's Chief Environment Officer, about TD's green bond, how it fits into TD's overall green strategy and the green bond climate in Canada.
Posted: Jan 28, 2015 – 01:58 PM EST
Only when CSR uptake makes the transition from being a feel-good or risk management add-on to being an integral part of a company’s purpose, will it be seen as contributing to a company’s ability to create value.
Posted: Jan 27, 2015 – 10:00 AM EST
You’ve been warned before about greenwashing, but beware of the other extreme, greenblushing.
Posted: Jan 26, 2015 – 11:00 AM EST
Many of the recent successes in development and climate change have been achieved through public-private partnerships with the power to mobilize finance, expertise and knowledge. A sustainable approach to business can also help create decent jobs, improve public health, empower women and protect the environment.
Posted: Jan 22, 2015 – 02:42 PM EST
What do you think the material human rights, labour, environmental, anti-corruption and supply chain issues are for 2015?
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