Title: Aligning Safety & Social Responsibility
Summary: With increasing globalization, greater environmental and social awareness and more efficient communication, the concept of corporations' responsibilities beyond their drive to be merely legally compliant and profit-related has gained new impetus.
Resource: Professional Safety
Title: Focusing on the Right Issues Reduces the Cost of Risk
Publisher: ASSE Service Branch
Summary: This article illustrates how safety can be a profit center for your organization, improve the value of your brand and help you retain your most important asset—your employees.
Resource: @ Your Service
Title: Software Accelerates Sustainable Development (2008)
Publisher: Business for Social Responsibility
Summary: In 2007, Business for Social Responsibility launched with its members a work stream to identify and prioritize corporate responsibility issues for the software sector and to identify positive contributions that the sector’s products and services can make to sustainability.
Resource: BSR Report
Title: Sustainability Reporting in California Companies (2007)
Publisher: Claremont McKenna College
Summary: This report analyzes the environmental and social reporting of all the companies in California on the 2006 Fortune 1000 list.
Title: International Paper 2004-2006 Sustainability Update
Publisher: International Paper
Summary: This report provides an overview of International Paper’s industrial operations and sustainable forest management efforts.
Title: Going Green: Sustainable Growth Strategies (2008) (posted with permission of PricewaterhouseCoopers)
Summary: Consumers, governments, regulators and, increasingly, businesses are seeing green. A growing wave of global environmentalism is forcing technology companies to produce greener products through greener processes. To assist executives in understanding the new “environmental” environment, in late 2007, the EIU and PricewaterhouseCoopers conducted a global survey of 148 executives and supplemented the findings with more than 20 executive interviews. Though the specific focus may vary, the research shows that technology companies are implementing a variety of green-oriented strategies.
Resource: Pricewaterhouse Coopers