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Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability News, Press Releases, Feeds, Events and More

Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability News, Press Releases, Feeds, Events and More
Select from the menu to the right to filter by CSR Category 350.org Leads Climate Awareness Parade Tomorrow Press Release Published: Apr 18, 2014 – 04:21 PM EST SAN FRANCISCO, Apr. 18 /CSRwire/ - San Francisco's green community kicks off Earth Day Weekend with a special parade down Market Street to raise awareness about the climate crisis (www.350bayarea.org/earthday-sf), culminating with speeches from the main stage at the Earth Day San Francisco... Marianne Williamson Headlines 2014 New Living Expo Press Release Published: Apr 18, 2014 – 03:28 PM EST

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Les nouveaux dircoms XEnvoyer cet article par e-mail Nouveau ! Pas le temps de lire cet article ? Classez le dans vos favoris en cliquant sur l’étoile. Vous pourrez le lire ultérieurement (ordinateur, tablette, mobile) en cliquant sur « votre compte » Fermer Center for Professional Responsibility » College of Business » University of Illinois In March, 2006, the College of Business announced the creation of the Center for Professional Responsibility in Business and Society. The mission of the inter-disciplinary Center is to develop a national vision that articulates societal expectations of a professional's responsibility and accountability at both the individual and organizational level. Because society depends on business professionals to exercise sound judgment and to perform with a high degree of competence while attending to daily matters, the Center focuses on these complex and multi-dimensional professional attributes and how they must be nurtured in order to be attained.

ETHIBEL, consultancy agency for socially responsible investing An Ethibel label fund only invests in shares of companies with a high CSR score. It comes down to keeping the balance between economic progress, environmental protection and social responsibility. Is your investment sustainable because you do not have shares in companies which produce weapons or are involved in nuclear energy?Maybe so, maybe not.How is the staff treated and how do they use raw materials. Access to finance is “largest barrier” to sustainability of UK Social Enterprises 14 September 2011. New research released by Social Enterprise UK has uncovered an emerging generation of businesses that are both starting up and operating in Britain’s most deprived communities. The findings of the Fightback Britain report show that 39% of all social enterprises are based and working in the most deprived communities in the UK, compared to 13% of all SMEs.

Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) September 08, 2005 Banks and Financial Service Providers Figure Prominently in FTSE4Good Attrition, DJSI Matriculation by William Baue Corporate social responsibility plays an important role at banks and financial service companies, which are not only recipients but also increasingly purveyors of socially responsible investment. SocialFunds.com -- The two leading global socially responsible investment (SRI) index providers, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) and FTSE4Good, announced results of their annual reviews yesterday and today, and will reconstitute their indexes over the next weeks.

Economy for Kids Banks, bailouts, debt, the housing market, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average are in the news everyday. These are all pieces of what we call the economy, and making sense of it can sometimes be confusing. Scholastic News is here to help! The Economy for Kids Special Report collects resources and articles to help you make sense of the economy, how it works, and what makes it such a vital part of our lives.

Regulating Microfinance in India: IFMR Trust’s feedback on the Malegam Committee’s report The Malegam Committee’s (referred to hereinafter as the “Committee”) recommendations to increase the supervisory capacity of the RBI, to make MFI regulation consistent at the national level, to promote good corporate governance and to increase bank lending to MFIs are welcome. At the same time, many of the tactical and operational prescriptions made by the Committee require to be examined in the context of (a) broadening the RBI’s financial inclusion agenda, (b) regulatory approaches to pursuing this agenda (c) operationalising the recommendations in an effective and inclusive manner and (d) ensuring sustainable development and orderly growth of the industry by limiting externalities and developing a series of best practices. Definition of the Sector

Twelve leverage points The twelve leverage points to intervene in a system were proposed by Donella Meadows, a scientist and system analyst focused on environmental limits to economic growth. The leverage points, first published in 1997, were inspired by her attendance at a North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) meeting in the early 1990s where she realized that a very large new system was being proposed but the mechanisms to manage it were ineffective. Meadows, who worked in the field of systems analysis, proposed a scale of places to intervene in a system. Awareness and manipulation of these levers is an aspect of self-organization and can lead to collective intelligence. Her observations are often cited in energy economics, green economics and human development theory. She claimed we need to know about these shifts, where they are and how to use them.

World3 The model was documented in the book Dynamics of Growth in a Finite World. It added new features to Jay W. Forrester's World2 model. Since World3 was originally created it has had minor tweaks to get to the World3/91 model used in the book Beyond the Limits, later improved to get the World3/2000 model distributed by the Institute for Policy and Social Science Research and finally the World3/2004 model used in the book Limits to growth: the 30 year update. World3 is one of several global models that have been generated throughout the world (Mesarovic/Pestel Model, Bariloche Model, MOIRA Model, SARU Model, FUGI Model, UN World Model) and is probably the model that generated the spark for all later models.

Steady state economy A steady state economy is an economy of relatively stable size. It features stable population and stable consumption that remain at or below carrying capacity. The term typically refers to a national economy, but it can also be applied to the economic system of a city, a region, or the entire planet. Economics For a topical guide to this subject, see Outline of economics. Economics is the social science that studies the behavior of individuals, households, and organizations (called economic actors, players, or agents), when they manage or use scarce resources, which have alternative uses, to achieve desired ends. Agents are assumed to act rationally, have multiple desirable ends in sight, limited resources to obtain these ends, a set of stable preferences, a definite overall guiding objective, and the capability of making a choice.

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