A resolution at the McDonald's annual shareholder meeting today will seek to prevent the fast food giant from marketing unhealthy food to children. While the majority of McDonald’s shareholders will likely reject the resolution when they vote, Sara Deon, director of Corporate Accountability International's "Value [the] Meal" campaign insists that whether or not the resolution passes is of little consequence.
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This week HP released its 2012 sustainability report, which covers the company's work on carbon reporting, social enterprise and supply chain transparency.
For the fourth year in a row, a group of shareholders is pressing oil and gas companies to disclose fracking risks and impacts, calling for material performance data and other quantified reporting.
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The reports on Apple’s tax avoidance and Cook’s testimony once again brought up the question of tax fairness and what it means nowadays. To further explore this issue from a CSR perspective, we tried to answer some key questions that hopefully shed some light not just on Apple’s behavior, but also on the practice of taking advantage of tax loopholes in general.
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Pamela Gill Alabaster, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, Sustainable Development & Public Affairs, L’Oréal, talks about her career, inspiration and recent accomplishments in our Women in CSR series.
SAP launched a “Skills for Africa” program tasked with the development of information technology skills in this growing market.
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When it comes to most things, you get what you pay for. But when it comes to healthcare – a matter of life and death for every man, woman and child in this country – it is backwards. According to a 2012 report by the OECD, the United States spends some 17.6 percent of its GDP on healthcare – far more than any other OECD country – but does not see quality increases commensurate with its spending.
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It appears that soft drink giant Coca-Cola is taking the "best defense is a good offense" approach when it comes to thwarting claims and eliminating perceptions that their products contribute to obesity.
This is the final post in our series on the countdown to the G4. Previous iterations of the Global Reporting Initiative’s standards have been all-inclusive, encouraging reporters to report widely on their environmental, social and governance issues. Some critics of the G3.1 and G3 standards complained that they rewarded breadth over depth by categorizing reports into three [...]
EV owners have come to rely on tools that ensure they are up-to-date as to where they can plug in. The two leading companies in providing such tools via their apps for EV owners, Recargo and Xatori, have just announced that they will merge to combine their resources to deliver a more powerful offering to their users.
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The first confirmed whispers of G4 content have been released by GRI.
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Last week, TCO Development granted Samsung’s Galaxy S4 the organization’s first ever sustainability certification for smartphones.
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Patagonia has launched a fund called $20 Million & Change" to invest in environmentally responsible startup companies.
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