Global CO2 Levels Reach Ominous Landmark
Half of the rise in carbon dioxide levels, caused by burning fossil fuels, has occurred since 1980, says the NOAA.
How to Become a Sustainability Wizard
A group of European CFOs creates an extensive resource to help their peers tackle sustainability issues.
Shareholder Value and CSR: Friends or Foes?
How to practice corporate social responsibility while maintaining shareholder value and without sacrificing analytical rigor.
The CFO’s View of Reporting: More, More and More
Finance execs expect to have to report on forecasting, sustainability, and social responsibility within three years, adding to an already heavy burden.
Companies Seek Bigger Payoff from Sustainability Efforts
Many are struggling to align their sustainability initiatives with their core buiness goals, mission and values.
Public Companies Earn Poor Grades in Sustainability
More U.S. companies are tying executive compensation to sustainability targets, but efforts to reduce carbon emissions and use renewable energy are lagging.
Corporate Performance Isn’t All about Financial Results
Integrated reporting that includes measures of sustainability and social performance point to a better corporate future.
Standards Setter Pilots Sustainability Reporting Program
The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board is looking for a few good companies to be part of its test program on how to disclose environmental and social issues to investors.
The eBay of Waste: Rubicon Helps Corporations Cut Costs, Trash
Unlike eBay's system, in which buyers bid ever higher prices and the top bid wins, however, a new platform, dubbed Caesar, enables waste and recycling vendors to offer progressively lower bids on a job.