#NewMetrics
How Itaú Asset Management Is Driving Integration of ESG Criteria into Fundamental Equity Valuation
Is the investor community of the world’s most advanced economies informed, engaged and excited enough to make significant progress on building sustainable investment portfolios? How likely is that...
#Collaboration #NaturalCapital #SupplyChain
Moving Beyond Commitments: Collaborating to End Deforestation
Deforestation can pose significant operational and reputational risks to businesses, and we at EDF are seeing companies start to take action in their supply chains. Deforestation accounts for an...
#marketing&comms
Grocery Industry Initiative Promoting Food Ingredient Transparency
The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) has announced it is launching a modernization initiative that will improve the process and increase transparency for making Generally Recognized As Safe (...
#BusinessModels #SocEnt #ImpactInvesting
RSF Launches Search for Next 25 'Social Enterprise Stars' at SOCAP 2014
RSF Social Finance, a San Francisco-based organization that lends money to path-breaking social enterprises, is launching a campaign Sept. 2 to find the Next 25 Social Enterprise Stars (#SocentStars...
#ICT&bigdata
IBM’s Watson Helping Researchers Make Data-Driven Discoveries
IBM has announced significant advances in its artificially intelligent computer system, Watson's, cognitive computing capabilities that are enabling researchers to accelerate the pace of scientific...
#NewMetrics #Products #SupplyChain
12 Industry Leaders Unveil Methodology for Assessing Social Impacts of Products
A group of companies united in the Roundtable for Product Social Metrics today announces the publication of the Handbook for Product Social Impact Assessment, a practical tool for assessing a product...
#OrgChange
Hyatt Unveils 2020 Sustainability Strategy
In conjunction with the release of its 2013-2014 Corporate Responsibility Report and hot on the heels of a new commitment to sustainable seafood, Hyatt Hotels has unveiled a set of the ever-popular...
#BusinessModels #Startups #Design #SocEnt
20 Semi-Finalists Announced for 'Socially Responsible Design's Highest Award'
The Buckminster Fuller Institute has announced the semi-finalists for the 2014 Fuller Challenge. Named "Socially Responsible Design’s Highest Award," the Fuller Challenge invites scientists,...
#tourism, #travel, #collaboration
WTTC Tells Travel & Tourism industry To Drive Its Sustainability Agenda Harder
The travel and tourism industry needs to put sustainability at the forefront of everything it does and businesses need to lead by example — that’s the message from David Scowsill, CEO & president...
#wastenot #drought
Bank of America Investing in Further Water-Saving Initiatives During California Drought
Bank of America has announced two new initiatives in its efforts to help address California’s severe drought conditions - a $250,000 grant to the Pacific Institute, which will go towards the...

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