Corporate Responsibility


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Climbing Toward Sustainability at Interface by 2020

Going green is a hot business trend, but it has not always been that way. When green business leaders Ray Anderson and Jim Hartzfeld started to transform the floor covering company Interface to be environmentally … | MORE »

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Global Participation in World Monitoring Day Increased 60% in 2008

More than 73,000 people worldwide visited their local streams, rivers, lakes and other water bodies in celebration of World Water Monitoring Day in 2008. | MORE »

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Many Consumers Still Buying Green Despite Economy

Four out of five people say they are still buying green products and services today—which sometimes cost more—even in the midst of a U.S. recession. A new study commissioned by Green Seal and EnviroMedia Social … | MORE »

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Harnessing the Wind to Go Green

In 2005, Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc. (Varian) was approached by Boreal Renewable Energy Development1 to investigate the feasibility of a wind turbine project.  | MORE »

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Green Agenda: Convert Awareness to Action

As the economic stimulus plan takes shape in Washington, some clear potential winners are energy efficiency programs, renewable energy sectors such as wind, solar and biofuels and alternative fuel and electric vehicles. Driving these proposed … | MORE »

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New Study: Wealthy Americans Go Green

The majority of wealthy Americans have "green" values, reporting a keen interest in environmental issues and companies that follow a socially responsible path, according to the fifth annual Wealth and Values Survey by PNC Wealth … | MORE »

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Top 10 Arguments for Launching or Continuing Cause-Related Marketing Efforts in a Down Economy

What to tell your bosses when it comes to cause related efforts in a bad economy | MORE »

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Nonprofit Aims to Achieve Green Building Status

Several years ago, American Jewish Committee (AJC) made a commitment to devote resources to become a green agency, beginning with AJC headquarters in New York. This has not been an easy task. The eight-floor building … | MORE »

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Despite a Company’s Social/Community Priorities, Consumers Also Embrace Profitability

A recent study reveals that a majority of global consumers understand that successful companies need to focus on profitability, their social and community obligations notwithstanding. | MORE »

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New Study: Digital Increasing Online Social Awareness

The 2008 Digital Future Project, conducted by the Center for the Digital Future at the USC Annenberg School for Communication, identified several trends pertaining to Web usage, including increasing online community membership and the role … | MORE »

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