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The Business of Volunteering Is Business for Millennials

The Business of Volunteering Is Business for Millennials

The largest cohort in today's workforce seeks both meaningful employment and employers whose values align with their own.
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Innovation for  Sustainability: Delivering the Promise of a Sustainable World

Innovation for Sustainability: Delivering the Promise of a Sustainable World

Many companies today consider corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives as representing opportunities for more efficient management of their human resources and supply chain to achieve improved competitive advantage. Recent trends suggest that more and more companies are adopting CSR approaches to help ensure efficiency, stimulate innovation, and create continued organizational growth. In this environment, innovation can be regarded as be...
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CSR Europe's SDGs Masterclass : Linking SDGs  to Business Strategy

CSR Europe's SDGs Masterclass : Linking SDGs to Business Strategy

Today, more than ever, the private sector has been showing greater interest to further educate, inspire and advocate on how to best incorporate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into their practices, indexes, and standards. There is no doubt that the achievements of the SDGs require consistent involvement, dedication and a clear strategy to strengthen business awareness and stimulate action to advance sustainable business and contributions...
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Employee engagement for effective sustainability reporting: GPIC’s experience

Employee engagement for effective sustainability reporting: GPIC’s experience

The Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC), in the Kingdom of Bahrain, has proudly issued four Sustainability Reports since 2012. Non-financial reporting ensures that GPIC, a manufacturer of fertilizers and petrochemicals, continues to focus on and improve its environmental, health, safety, economic and social performance. In this short interview, Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery, GPIC President, explains how sustainability reporting has contribute...
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Corporations as Citizens: Have We Come Full Circle?

Corporations as Citizens: Have We Come Full Circle?

From the business leadership that helped to deliver the Paris Climate agreement, through Larry Fink’s recent letter to CEOs about social purpose and long-term growth, to the even more recent examples of Citigroup, Walmart, and Dick’s Sporting Goods changing their approaches to gun sales, business is leading on a wide range of sustainability and social issues.
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When Sustainability Is Really Included In The Business, Finance Shines

When Sustainability Is Really Included In The Business, Finance Shines

Social responsibility, sustainable development, environmental performance, corporate governance, business accountability, shared value, citizenship, triple bottom line, ESG – whatever you call “sustainability,” it’s traditionally a squishy topic. Marketing, supply chain, manufacturing, and HR teams have long been focused on driving socially conscious practices such as packaging made from recyclable materials, less waste and use of natural res...
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Companies in the UAE increasingly committed to report on sustainability performance

Companies in the UAE increasingly committed to report on sustainability performance

In 2017, 44 of the top 100 companies have reported on their sustainability performance, compared to 36 in 2016, according to KPMG’s Corporate Responsibility Reporting survey, The Road Ahead, published today.
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