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Statement from GRI on the Passing of Ernst Ligteringen

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the passing of Ernst Ligteringen in London, UK, this week. Ernst joined GRI in 2002, and transitioned it from a project that was started under CERES, in Boston, US,  into an independent international organization with a solid independent governance structure and system.

The Rezidor Hotel Group Sustainability Report Shows Forward Thinking in Responsible Business


Green leader and hotel chain The Rezidor Hotel Group publishes its Responsible Business Report. Included since 2010 in Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies List, Rezidor is committed to being an innovative and responsible hotel company with leading sustainable hotel brands such as Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson.

British American Tobacco Launches 2016 Harm Reduction Report

Inspiring Products, Driving Change
Press Release

February 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- British American Tobacco’s commitment to developing inspiring products that can drive change and reduce the health impact of tobacco on the world is the focus of its latest report, available now.

Walgreens Boots Alliance Publishes Corporate Social Responsibility Report 2016


Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. today released its annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report for fiscal 2016, highlighting the company’s ongoing support for people in its communities and workplaces, and overall progress toward its environmental and social goals. Walgreens Boots Alliance strives to be a global leader in caring for communities and the environment, reflecting its purpose to help people across the world lead healthier and happier lives.

RBS Takes First Step on Journey Towards Fully Integrated Reporting: We Are Building a More Sustainable Bank


“We are committed to running the bank as a more sustainable and responsible business, serving today’s customers in a way that also helps future generations, generating long term value for all of our stakeholders and society.” Ross McEwan, RBS CEO 

Barclays Shares First Year Results of Shared Growth Ambition


Today, Barclays published its annual Citizenship performance in the Barclays PLC Annual Report 2016

2016 marks the first year of Barclays’ Shared Growth Ambition – a new Citizenship strategy that concentrates efforts on those sectors of the economy where the bank can have the greatest impact and which will align with its core strength as a financial services institution:

Final Week to Register for the Institute for Corporate Social Responsibility!


It's the final week to register for the Institute for Corporate Social Responsibility! Don’t miss the opportunity to earn a Professional Certificate in CSR from Johns Hopkins in just six months.

Courses offered include:

The Carlsberg Group Continues to Improve Its Sustainability Performance

The Carlsberg Group achieved its 2017 reduction targets for energy, CO2 and water ahead of schedule and is on track to deliver its 2017 target on responsible drinking information, according to its 2016 Sustainability Report.
Press Release

Copenhagen, Denmark, February 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Since 2015, the Carlsberg Group has delivered reductions of 6% in energy consumption (kWh/hl), 14% in CO2 emissions (kg CO2/hl) and 6% in water consumption (hl/hl). Meanwhile, 17% of the Group’s energy consumption now comes from renewable sources such as biomass, solar power and certificates with guarantees of origin. The Group has also inaugurated a solar panel installation at its facility in Dali, China, that is the fourth largest brewery installation of its kind in the world.

Capitalizing on the Sustainable Benefits of the IoT: New White Paper from HPE and Globescan


Could the Internet of Things (IoT) hold the key to solving the world’s most pressing social and environmental challenges? Do IoT learnings from business apply to community issues? Can IoT technology scale quickly and responsibly enough to advance critical solutions, such as those needed to achieve the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals?

Monsanto Marks Substantial Progress Against Sustainability Goals in 2016 Report

Details Key Climate Action Milestones, Alignment with UN Sustainable Development Goals and Position on Biodiversity
Press Release

ST. LOUIS, February 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Monsanto Company today released its 2016 Sustainability Report, Growing Better Together. Highlights include Monsanto’s actions to help mitigate and adapt to climate change through collaborative efforts, the advancement of its biodiversity position and alignment of its work with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


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