Corporate Responsibility


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Think Green, Act Green, Create Green

Today, most companies have some type of environmental policy or social responsibility initiative in place as part of their brand identity or corporate mission. These efforts may vary in breath and depth, but in most … | MORE »

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Sustainability Reporting—Where’s the Context and What is Your Role?

No company would ever think of reporting its financial performance without including some measurement of costs or expenses along the way. Yet that is exactly what most organizations do when preparing their non-financial reports. Here, … | MORE »

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Aligning Your Brand with Green Causes:  How to Get Started 

There are ways you can align your company brand with green causes—just follow these nine tips: •    Identify the areas that matter to your stakeholders. •    Identify the areas for which your company is positioned … | MORE »

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Green Business: From Risk Management To Opportunity Capitalization

When the first wave of environmentalism washed ashore in the 1980s and early ’90s, it was easy to cite the increase in regulation as the main driver. Businesses implemented green practices out of necessity and … | MORE »

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College Students Prefer Socially Conscious/Eco-Friendly Brands, says New Study

According to a  Alloy Media + Marketing’s 8th annual College Explorer study, not only will a record-level of 13.6 million incoming college students (age 18-30) account for a record $237 billion in spending this year  … | MORE »

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Greening the Landscape of Modern-day Businesses

With soaring gas prices, concerns about global warming and the conservation of the Earth’s water and energy supply on the rise, today’s generations are bonding together in an effort to preserve our health and natural … | MORE »

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Gen Y’s Fave Green Brands

According to a survey conducted by the San-Francisco-based Outlaw Consulting, which polled 100 Gen Y’ers about their favorite green brands, the favorite 15 are Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Toyota, Honda, Google, Aveda, Zipcar, American Apparel, … | MORE »

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Going Green: Five Elements to Consider

If your firm is going green, here are five key elements you will need to consider: 1. Purpose: What are you trying to accomplish as a business by telling your environmental story? 2. Definition: What … | MORE »

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“Corporate Sustainability” No Longer an Oxymoron

A report released by the Sustainable Investment Research Analyst Network (SIRAN) shows that more that half of the 100 largest publicly traded companies in the U.S. now report on their environmental sustainability policies. Furthermore, the … | MORE »

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Going Green Without Greenwashing

It’s surprising how often PR professionals stump potential clients simply by asking them why they want to “go green.” Rarely do these execs respond by articulating the business/social goals that led to the decision. In … | MORE »

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