By Nicola Acutt, Vice President of Sustainability Strategy, VMware
VMware is on a mission to ensure a net positive effect across our products, people and planet. This Earth Day, we are taking action to inspire a ripple effect through our collective impact. For every employee that pledges to take sustainability-related actions at home or at work, VMware will plant a tree on their behalf through Restore the Earth (REF) Foundation.
But why is a digital transformation company that puts data in the cloud, also putting trees in the ground?
Many companies have sustainability targets and goals that center around in-house projects like energy and greenhouse gas reduction, water reduction and waste reduction. These targets are important, but they beg the question: Is there more that can be done to maximize a company’s total potential impact on the environment?
“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
The Barron's weekly newspaper is the "hot read" for Wall Streeters - both institutional and retail investors alike eagerly absorb the news and opinions of the editors, writers, and columnists. "Did you see Barron's....?" is a familiar question in the investment community.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., February 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ — The National Wild Turkey Federation presented Duke Energy the prestigious Energy for Wildlife National Achievement Award at the 41st Annual Convention and Sport Show.
Duke Energy is a conservation partner of the NWTF’s Energy for Wildlife program, which aims to enhance wildlife habitat on land owned, managed or influenced by energy companies.
Two of CSRHub’s founders went to Harvard Business School. (Cynthia and I were in the same study group!) So we remain interested in the affairs of our alma mater—especially as they relate to sustainability.
by Najada Kumbuli, Officer, Strategic Initiatives at Calvert Foundation
Are you a millennial? I have bad news and good news for you. The bad news is that climate change and gender equality — two key issues you care about — will cost our generation over $30 trillion; that is the equivalent of the American, Chinese and Japanese economies combined. The good news is that, while scary, we can use our voices and investable assets to create real change, quickly!
It's an age-old topic of discussion: Where in American business do the issues of morality, ethical behaviors, and "fair and equitable" fit in? Andrew Winston, author of the best-selling "Green to Gold," explores the topic ("morality") in an essay on Sustainable Brands' "New Metrics" web platform.
Did you know that at the Zappos.com headquarters in downtown Las Vegas, they have a clever office recycling program? They removed individual trash cans that were once placed at each of their 2,000 desks to improve recycling habits. Recycling bins are spread throughout the building, including in all open-office spaces and break-rooms on each floor. This effort has encouraged employees to properly sort waste at the recycling stations on each floor, which has successfully decreased waste and increased recycling efforts in the workplace.