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Inclusive Business a Key Contributor to the new Global Development Agenda

Published: Sep 25, 2015 – 02:20 PM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 25 /CSRwire/ - From small social entrepreneurships to large national and multinational companies, from urban neighborhoods to remote communities, from the farmyard to the schoolhouse, an increasing number of companies have rallied around the Business Call to Action (BCtA) by...

Houston Food Bank “Flips the Switch” on New Solar Panels from Green Mountain Energy

Published: Sep 24, 2015 – 10:00 AM EST

HOUSTON, Sep. 24 /CSRwire/ - The Houston Food Bank increased its solar capacity by "flipping the switch" on 160 new solar panels donated by Green Mountain Energy Company, giving the site a total of 440 panels. The rooftop solar array at the food...

Oct 22, 2015 – Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility Reporting: A GRI G4 Certified Training

Event Posted: Sep 22, 2015 – 06:14 PM EST

EY Greece, a Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Certified Training Partner, is pleased to announce the two-day GRI Certified Training on G4, the latest version of the global de-facto guidelines on sustainability reporting. The course will be delivered by GRI nominated trainers from EYs...

Sustainability & CR Reporting; A GRI G4 Certified Training by EY

Published: Sep 22, 2015 – 10:50 AM EST

ATHENS, Greece, Sep. 22 /CSRwire/ - EY Greece, a Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Certified Training Partner, is pleased to announce the two-day GRI Certified Training on G4, the latest version of the global de-facto guidelines on sustainability reporting. The course will be delivered...

New Study Shows Upgrading to Latest AMD Processor Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Personal Computing Use by 50 Percent

Published: Sep 17, 2015 – 05:00 PM EST

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sep. 17 /CSRwire/ - Results of an AMD (NASDAQ:AMD) carbon footprint analysis of its 6th Generation A-Series Accelerated Processing Unit (APU), codenamed "Carrizo", show that using the new processor can result in a 50 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions compared...

Novo Nordisk Discusses Link Between Diabetes and Sustainable Development

Published: Sep 17, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

Bagsværd, Denmark, Sep. 17 /CSRwire/ - Next week, world leaders will launch a new round of goals, targets and indicators to pick up where the Millennium Development Goals left off. In the new issue of Novo Nordisk's sustainability magazine - TBL Quarterly -...

Book Release: GREEN GIANTS: How Smart Companies Turn Sustainability into Billion-Dollar Businesses

Published: Sep 16, 2015 – 11:45 AM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sep. 16 /CSRwire/ - A decade ago, sustainability and anything green were all the rage in business until skepticism about the cost to profits got it shunted aside to the CSR department. Today, a new generation of green 2.0 companies...

Seventh Generation Marks Progress Against Sustainability Goals

Published: Sep 15, 2015 – 09:50 AM EST

BURLINGTON, VT, Sep. 15 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - Seventh Generation, a leading mission-led household products and personal care company, has issued its Corporate Consciousness 2014 Update detailing the company's effort and progress against its 2020 aspirations and goals. 2014 highlights include: Increasing the...

Gildan Activewear Included in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for a Third Consecutive Year

Published: Sep 11, 2015 – 10:00 AM EST

MONTREAL, Sep. 11 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - Gildan Activewear Inc. (TSX:GIL)(NYSE:GIL) today announced that the Company has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World Index) for a third consecutive year, effective as of September 21, 2015. Gildan is the...

Novo Nordisk Remains in Top of 2015 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Published: Sep 10, 2015 – 02:00 PM EST

Bagsværd, Denmark, Sep. 10 /CSRwire/ - Novo Nordisk stays in top of the pharmaceutical sector on the 2015 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index with a score of 81 out of a possible 100. The company's overall score falls 3 points from 2014 and...

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