Development Crossing

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability

Blog Posts (11)

Ecotech Institute Again Named to the ‘Best for Vets’ List

The Military Times has once again named Ecotech Institute to its Best for Vets: Career & Technical Colleges list. The list honors top military friendly schools doing the most for veterans. Ecotech Institute, the first and only school in the U.S. solely focused on renewable energy and…

Continue

Added by Chelsea O'Neill on November 24, 2014 at 1:11pm — No Comments

25 most essential questions to ask on product stewardship...

Product stewardship in a product’s lifecycle must be a journey that incorporates the “seed” of a contract, through to the “shoots” of product design, manufacture, transport, sale, and the “fruits” of product use, all the way to the “composting” at the end of a product’s life.

How can procurement support this journey and challenge their…

Continue

Added by Responsible Proc. on November 19, 2014 at 2:15pm — No Comments

Will respecting human rights make the business more profitable?

Will respecting human rights make the business more profitable?

Increasingly the answer is yes. The issue of human rights is moving up the agenda.

Though it is not that straight forward. Typically it will take a while before you can see it on the company’s bottom line.

Focusing on human rights, and other ethical approaches, can help build your company’s transparency. It can serve as a radar or early warning system.…

Continue

Added by Responsible Proc. on November 19, 2014 at 2:11pm — 1 Comment

Fair wages in the fashion industry

How do we ensure that garment workers or farmers receive a living wage for the products that we buy here? How do we ensure that slave labour is not a part of the supply chain which sends the products to Europe? Is there a way to ensure that factory owners respect the rights of their workers; offering safe working conditions, faire wages and sensible working hours. Read more:…

Continue

Added by Jennifer Crago on November 18, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

When Corporate Giving Means Donating Half Your Work

Continue

Added by Ryan Scott on November 18, 2014 at 12:46am — No Comments

Ecotech Institute To Host Open House, November 25

On Tuesday, November 25, Ecotech Institute, the first and only school in the U.S. solely focused on renewable energy and sustainability, is hosting an Open House event. From 5 – 7 p.m. at Ecotech Institute’s campus in Aurora, Colo., at 1400 S. Abilene Street, right off of I-225, Ecotech Institute is hosting…

Continue

Added by Chelsea O'Neill on November 12, 2014 at 4:03pm — No Comments

Report: Pro Bono Now Prevalent in All Areas of Corporate Philanthropy

Continue

Added by Ryan Scott on November 11, 2014 at 12:10am — No Comments

Ecotech Institute Names New President Chris Gorrie

Ecotech Institute, the first and only college in the U.S. solely focused on renewable energy and sustainability, today announced Chris Gorrie as its new president. Gorrie’s responsibilities include guiding the strategic direction of the school; ensuring satisfaction of students, graduates and employers; and…

Continue

Added by Chelsea O'Neill on November 7, 2014 at 2:03pm — No Comments

Ensuring the great management myths and morons aren’t messing with your mind

I have been in a few workplaces this year where I have witnessed 20th century and even earlier management practices.

In one where I was asked to do a review of their remarkability, which involves finding out the unbiased answers to these 96 questions, the CEO asked me for a one sentence summary of my findings. I replied “A lot of the great management…

Continue

Added by Ian Berry on November 7, 2014 at 12:15am — No Comments

The Future of Solar Energy in the Military: A Roundtable Discussion by Ecotech Institute

On Tuesday, November 11, Ecotech Institute, the first and only college in the U.S. solely focused on renewable energy and sustainability, will host a public networking event to discuss the solar industry’s ties with the U.S. military. The event will also honor military veterans who have transitioned into a…

Continue

Added by Chelsea O'Neill on November 4, 2014 at 2:20pm — No Comments

10 Companies Donating the Most Through Giving Programs

wells fargo volunteers

With the recent annual Giving USA Foundation report revealing a decline in corporate giving last year, it’s time for Corporate America to regroup.

Of four sources of giving that were assessed – individuals, foundations, bequests and corporations – every kind of giving rose in 2013 except for corporate giving. The increase…

Continue

Added by Ryan Scott on November 4, 2014 at 12:00am — No Comments

Monthly Archives

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

© 2019   Created by Development Crossing.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service