The roots of the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship sprouted from recognition in the early 1980s that expectations of the relationship companies have with communities were changing. In the words of Center founder Edmund Burke, involvement of companies in communities “shifted in response to changing community expectations from checkbook philanthropy to a principle about the way a company should behave in a community.”
the experts in corporate social responsibility, sustainability and cause marketing communications. Our experienced team of professionals has helped leading organizations, both large and small, from all corners of the globe get their message out. We are dedicated to helping businesses have a positive influence on society and the environment through information sharing that leverages technology and social media.
The expectations on business are changing fast - and the world they operate in is changing even faster. Business Respect was launched in order to provide commentary, news and resources on how business can successfully meet these expectations to the benefit of the business and of society. It aims to support organisations and individuals worldwide who are promoting corporate social responsibility from a pro-business perspective.
CSRwire is the leading source of corporate social responsibility and sustainability news, reports, events and information. Members are interested in communicating their corporate citizenship, sustainability, and socially responsible initiatives to a global audience.
Eldis aims to share the best in development, policy, practice and research.
As a media business, our aim is to encourage debate and discussion on responsible business through publishing, conferences and independent research and advisory work
SustainabilityForum.com is a resource for relevant discussion, daily news and challenging opinion covering a wide range of Sustainability topics. Some of our areas include an extensive Sustainability jobs & resources forum and discussion forums for more specific Sustainability topics. We are proud to say that we are one of the largest Sustainability communities, news and opinion sites on the web. You can either participate by registering with us or through other social media channels such as Twitter, Yahoo or Facebook. All options are fast, simple and absolutely free
Triple Pundit is an innovative new-media company for the business community that cultivates awareness and understanding of the triple bottom line. We provide expert editorial coverage and group discussions on sustainable business in the 21st century.
The purpose of SustainabilityForum.com is to be a resource for valuable discussion, news, opinion and events all related to the topic of Sustainability. Registration is free and anyone can join our community. SustainabilityForum.com's mission is to be a resource for Sustainability news, opinion and discussion you can trust. We have do not republish any press releases, we do not have sponsored articles...... Just interesting news, views, discussions and opinions on how we can make a difference in this world.
CSR Europe is the leading European business network for corporate social responsibility (CSR) with around 70 multinational member companies and 27 national partner organisations across Europe.
Certified B Corporations are a new type of corporation which uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. B Corps are unlike traditional businesses because they: * Meet comprehensive and transparent social and environmental performance standards; * Meet higher legal accountability standards; * Build business constituency for good business
Founded in 1996, Forum for the Future is an independent, non-profit organisation with a mission to promote sustainable development. We believe there is a practical route to a better future where we – and generations to come – can prosper, sharing the resources of one planet. And we believe business and public service providers have a vital role to play in creating that future.
The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is a network-based organization that pioneered the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting framework. GRI is committed to the Framework’s continuous improvement and application worldwide. GRI’s core goals include the mainstreaming of disclosure on environmental, social and governance performance.
Founded in 1990, IBLF is an independent, not-for-profit organisation working with leading global companies on responsible business solutions to sustainable development challenges. IBLF positions business as a lead partner in international development. Companies have a vested interest in addressing development issues, in order to provide a stable environment in which to operate and grow - but they face complex challenges that cannot be addressed alone.
Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is a global leader in partnering with business for strong environmental and bottom line results. We have a 20-year track record working hand in hand with corporate leaders to unleash environmental innovation while demonstrating that good environmental strategy is good business strategy.
Project Label strives to produce people-powered social nutrition labels. Just think food nutrition labels, but instead of only showing the impact on your health, our labels will show a company's social and environmental impact. Unlike many “green” labels out there, WE don't build these labels, YOU do. Using the power of the Web, we provide simple tools to allow consumers, businesses, and organizations to add, discuss, and vote on credible news, media, and research to help build our labels.
The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is a Canadian-based, public policy research institute that has a long history of conducting cutting-edge research into sustainable development. IISD's story began in 1988 when Prime Minister Brian Mulroney announced Canada's plans to establish an international institute dedicated to advancing sustainable development at the United Nations. The idea for the institute was rooted in recommendations by a National Task Force on Environment and Economy (designed as a Canadian response to Our Common Future, also known as the Brundtland Report, by the United Nations World Commission on Environment and Development and published in 1987).
Originally, it operated as a fund within the Christian Association of Business Executives (CABE), a registered charity established to promote the study and application of Christian moral principles in the conduct of business. It was founded by Neville Cooper and launched at the Mansion House with an appeal by the Lord Mayor
The Center is a non-profit corporation dedicated to serving those carrying out the sustainability and environmental initiatives of major corporations throughout the world.
The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) is a CEO-led, global association of some 200 companies dealing exclusively with business and sustainable development. The Council provides a platform for companies to explore sustainable development, share knowledge, experiences and best practices, and to advocate business positions on these issues in a variety of forums, working with governments, non-governmental and intergovernmental organizations.