Corporate Responsibility

Climbing Toward Sustainability at Interface by 2020

February 11th, 2009 by

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… Continued

Many Consumers Still Buying Green Despite Economy

February 9th, 2009 by

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… Continued

Global Participation in World Monitoring Day Increased 60% in 2008

February 9th, 2009 by

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.

Harnessing the Wind to Go Green

February 4th, 2009 by

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

New Study: Wealthy Americans Go Green

February 2nd, 2009 by

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… Continued

Green Agenda: Convert Awareness to Action

February 2nd, 2009 by

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… Continued

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

January 27th, 2009 by

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

Nonprofit Aims to Achieve Green Building Status

January 26th, 2009 by

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… Continued

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

January 26th, 2009 by

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.

New Study: Digital Increasing Online Social Awareness

January 22nd, 2009 by

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… Continued