Month of November, 2011
The report explains to decision-makers and stakeholders the range of potential options available to close the emissions gap in 2020.
Accenture’s Raghav Narsalay and Anish Gupta argue that while reaching out to the poor in emerging markets has long been a laudable social goal, in India today, it also represents the biggest business opportunity of the coming decade.
The dominant shareholder-value model has led to mismanagement, market failure and a boost to regulation. Stakeholders Matter challenges the basic assumptions of this model and develops a new understanding of value creation away from pure self-interest toward mutuality.
FT.com’s Mike Scott interviews Paul Druckman CEO of the IIRC, about the Integrated Reporting Pilot Programme
This guide has been produced to assist companies preparing themselves to deal with corruption in every aspect of their operations. It provides a road map to sources and tools which will assist in the practical application of policies designed to eliminate corruption.
In the post-collapse era, economic and ecological sustainability increasingly will take center stage. Despite the eurozone crisis, Europe’s social capitalism, steady state economy, pluralistic democracies and environmental policies still provide the best foundation for comprehensive sustainability.
A Journey of a Thousand Miles: The State of Sustainability Leadership 2011 is CPSL’s new annual survey of the most significant issues, ideas and trends in the field of sustainability leadership.
It is hard to argue with the premise that leadership matters. Yet funders and direct service organizations alike devote so few resources to leadership development.
Based on interviews with more than 60 dedicated impact investors, the authors present an innovative approach for clarifying the fundamentals of impact investing and addressing the challenges of impact and performance measurement.
ethicability Moral DNA Profile - this questionnaire reflects how we make difficult decisions in life and at work. Those who fill in teh questionnaire, will be able to read and print a report that describes strengths and weaknesses of moral character.
KPMG International Survey of Corporate Responsibility Reporting 2011 reviewed trends of each of the G250, as well as 3,400 companies worldwide, representing the national leaders in 34 countries and 15 industry sectors.
Cardiff University’s Centre for Business Relationships, Accountability, Sustainability and Society (BRASS) has developed a useful guide on CSR for SMEs, in partnership with Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in Wales. The guide focuses on four key CSR issues that are likely to be important to small businesses
SMEs Set Their Sights on Sustainability: Case Studies from the UK, US and Canada, uses concrete examples to show how smaller companies can lead the market and become champions of sustainable practice. It also reveals how the finance function can play a central role in this process.
Sustainable Business 2011 is the first independent indicator-based assessment of UK business sustainability performance. The report tracks 16 indicators to capture a snapshot of the state of UK business. Each indicator represents an important aspect of environmental, social or economic sustainability.
The 2011 Next Generation Manufacturing (NGM) Study was developed to identify performances and practices in place among U.S. manufacturers, to determine how much progress U.S. manufacturers have made in implementing Next Generation strategies, and to measure manufacturers’ progress toward achieving world-class status in the 21st century.
The Future Quotient — developed by Volans in partnership with JWT — aims to explore innovation that is designed by people in business and governments that have the capacity to create value in the long-term.
This publication looks at emerging thinking around ecosystem services - the benefits that people derive from ecosystems and that many companies rely on for their ongoing operations.
Rooted in literature on CR and formal leadership systems E. Hansen develops a conceptual “Responsible Leadership Systems” framework structuring leadership instruments and tools into seven interconnected key areas.
For the second year in a row, the “BSR/GlobeScan State of Sustainable Business Poll 2011” results show that more than 8 in 10 respondents (84 percent) are optimistic that global businesses will embrace CSR/sustainability as part of their core strategy and operations in the next five years.
Combining global perspectives from business schools Deans, scholars and stakeholders, this book presents a unique discussion of the current and future challenges facing business schools and their contribution to society.
More companies are managing sustainability to improve processes, pursue growth, and add value to their companies rather than focusing on reputation alone.