Monika Mitchell, Executive Director of Good Business International, continues her "Economy of Trust Leadership" series with Raj Sisodia co-Founder of the growing movement Conscious Capitalism. "Business is not just about maximizing profits," says marketing guru and author of "Firms of Endearment: How World Class Companies Profit from Passion and Purpose."
Capital Power Corporation’s first corporate responsibility report, Moving in the Right Direction http://www.reportalert.info/ra/profiles/CapitalPower/2010/?ID=34125, has received an A+ level of reporting under Global Reporting Initiative guidelines. The report openly discloses the company’s 2009 environmental performance, and also reports on labour practices, public consultation and community… Continue
Added by David Martel on November 30, 2010 at 4:08pm —
Throughout the country, local governments, chambers of commerce, economic development authorities, and other organizations have taken tremendous steps to improve quality of life, be a steward of the environment, and increase the ability to sustain a successful community for generations to come. These efforts deserve national recognition.
The Siemens Sustainable Community Awards program provides that national platform for recognition and information-sharing.
The report outlines the company’s performance in respect of sustainability issues during 2009, as well as the approaches used to address each issue, including policies, management processes and performance measures.
I hope everyone is doing well! Soooo it seems like we are in a slight economic mess...but what does this mean for companies trying to go green? Fortunately, this downturn has a green lining. Until now, it seems like everyone has been rushing to go green but with the economy in such a slump, it seems like going green has slowed down.
The article that I chose to write about was on CSR Wire and the author writes "times are uncertain, so…
The factors that jump out when differentiating one company from another are most often the products and services provided. Drilling down, one might further find the distinguishing characteristics to be the competencies that went into… Continue
Added by David Martel on November 23, 2010 at 10:09pm —
Fat-cat policy. Fat cats everywhere. KO2's enduro motorbike tour is well into its planning stage but we're continually coming up against walls such as fat cat policies. The fact that a rally car is exempt from importation tax may be our saving grace but right now the situation is that it would infact be cheaper to import the USS (or the Starship!) Enterprise than 10 x 250cc dirtbikes, into Kenya.
Leonardo Academy is conducting a sustainability assessment of the fire suppression industry. This project is focused on the sustainability impacts and risks of fire suppression systems and the fire suppression industry as a whole. This project includes a Building Fire Suppression field research project to collect data about the fire suppression systems currently in buildings. Companies and organizations are invited to participate in a brief survey. Initial support of this project has been… Continue
Added by David Martel on November 18, 2010 at 9:00pm —
I know! I know! That is a little misleading! But Deepak Chopra really IS the keynote speaker at the upcoming Workplace Diversity and Inclusiveness Forum - perhaps a different Deepak then you were expecting!
Here is the event information:
Opening Keynote: Building Strength Through Business Adversity
Workplace Diversity and Inclusiveness Forum: Translating Diversity into Business Advantage
Monday, December 6, 2010 at 8:30 a.m.
Priority Code:… Continue
Added by David Martel on November 16, 2010 at 9:38pm —
By Trevor Kenwrick from Renewable Savings New legislation from the UK government offering incentives for early take-up of new and improved renewable technology. The market is moving fast and in response, prices have fallen significantly. Here are some reasons to be an early mover;
The following post is an interview with Karen Baker, Secretary of Service and Volunteering, State of California. Karen Baker will be a featured speaker at the BoardSource Leadership Forum, being held November 10-11 in San Francisco. For more information on the BoardSource Leadership Forum, visit… Continue
Added by David Martel on November 12, 2010 at 9:55pm —
Reflecting on the state of business and society relations is important, but so too is recognizing the role of the corporate citizenship field. There have been significant shifts in philosophy and strategy this year. More companies than ever are seeing their vital roles in contributing positively to society. The walls are breaking down, and companies are self-consciously trying to create not just economic capital, but social value as well.
And the 2010 Corporate Citizenship… Continue
Added by David Martel on November 12, 2010 at 8:59pm —