Dianova at Ecoblogy First International Forum on Environmental Citizen Journalism, Moscow 2011

The Business of Sustainability: Findings From the First Annual Survey and Interview Project

Will sustainability change the competitive landscape and reshape the opportunities and threats that companies face? Will sustainability have a material impact on your company? What should you and your company do about it? Our special report explores these burning questions and many more.

First, a roundup of our results. Some examples: 92 percent of survey respondents say their company is addressing sustainability in some way, and most companies are doing only what is necessary to meet regulatory  requirements.

Please find enclosed the 2010 Report by MIT Sloan Review in collaboration with Bonst Consulting Group:

1. Check Executive Summary: http://www.bcg.com/documents/file29480.pdf

2. Check Full Report The Business of Sustainability 2010: http://www.mitsmr-ezine.com/busofsustainability/2009?#pg1

3. Check MIT Sloan Sustainability website: http://sloanreview.mit.edu/special-report/the-business-of-sustainability/?utm_source=Publicaster&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Aug%2013%20Sust%20ENews&utm_term=Business+of+Sustainability

Suplemento Sector ONG do GRI já disponível

O GRI (Global Reporting Initiative http://www.globalreporting.org) já tem disponível o Suplemento ONG para elaboração de Relatórios de Sustentabilidade e Responsabilidade Social de Organizações do Terceiro Sector que queiram adoptar estes referenciais a nível internacional. O Suplemento ONG expande os critérios do G3 Guidelines passando a incluir:

  • Envolvimento de Stakeholders
  • Eficácia do Programa
  • Género e Diversidade
  • Percepção Pública e Advocacy
  • Coordenação
  • Alocação de Recursos
  • Fundraising Ético
  • Relações Laborais/Gestão
  • Prevenção da Corrupção

+Visualização e download http://www.globalreporting.org/NR/exeres/19B9E00D-299D-4F3C-A5A7-6B9650EDC532,frameless.htm?NRMODE=Published

Why should companies need to serious about CSR?

An endless debate on the importance of CSR – a concept a few years ago raised only skeptic eyebrows now even has the most conservative corporations embracing it with open arms – spotlights corporate behavior in respect to communities, citizens and the environment. There are 4 compelling reasons to view CSR as more than a marketing or public image tool but as a strategic move to enhance companies’ influence in society: moral obligation, business motive, employment engagement and company perfomance, sustainability.
+ Ler na integra http://www.wethica.com/newsletter-40.html