Six growing trends in corporate sustainability

March 1, 2012 by  
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This report summarizes results based primarily on a survey by GreenBiz Group of executives and thought leaders in the area of corporate environmental strategy and performance. The survey covered a wide range of topics related to corporate sustainability and reporting. From these topics, Ernst & Young distilled six key trends, which are explained in this report. The survey tells us that company and stakeholder interest in corporate sustainability reporting continues to rise, although the tools are still in their infancy. CFOs are emerging as key players in sustainability, and, surprisingly, employees are too: they are second only to customers as drivers of company sustainability initiatives.

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Lesson from Apple: Why Investing in Poor Women is Good Business

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Apple's China scandal demonstrates why companies need to do more to ensure the health of factory workers making their products. Here's how some clothing companies are netting returns from investing in women's health.  

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Lesson from Apple: Why Investing in Poor Women is Good Business

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