May 1, 2013
Wal-Mart plans to create a sustainability index to track every product it sells while using energy efficiency efforts to cut $1 billion in costs by 2020.
April 25, 2013 by Cheryl Soltis Martel
U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Business Civic Leadership Center highlighted the challenges presented by the intersection of economics and the environment and how public-private partnerships can turn these obstacles into opportunities.
April 24, 2013
United Airlines will thoroughly review each of its suppliers and their ecological programs.
April 12, 2013
Chief marketing officers can add strategic value by integrating the company's sustainability ethic and messages into the corporate brand, independent analyst firm Verdantix says.
April 8, 2013
Sustainability is now a major strategic concern for many companies, Matteo Tonello of The Conference Board says.
April 1, 2013
The New York State Common Retirement Fund withdrew shareholder proposals at Bed Bath & Beyond and Best Buy after the companies agreed to encourage suppliers to report on worker safety, rights, and environmental compliance.
March 20, 2013
Harley-Davidson discontinued its printed annual report, opting for a web-based version with fewer financial details.
March 14, 2013 by Judy Warner
Directors and officers are doing what is best for their companies in many of this issue's stories, including promoting sustainability measures and pursuing internal fraud.
March 14, 2013 by Kenneth Daly
Every board and advisor should strive to attain proper perspective.
March 14, 2013 by Alexandra R. Lajoux and Cheryl Soltis Martel
For directors, the crush to join the sustainability movement means more, more, more: more scrutiny, more disclosure, and more audits.
February 19, 2013
During his February 5th State of the Union address, President Obama took the opportunity to laud recently-enacted legislation that has trimmed nearly $2.5 trillion from our projected deficit over the next decade. The President went on to explain, howev...
February 15, 2013
Companies' impacts on the environment caused financial costs exceeding $1 trillion in 2011, finds a new GreenBiz Group study.
February 6, 2013
Firms posting a profit from sustainability efforts increased 23 percent in 2012, a study by MIT Sloan Management Review and the Boston Consulting Group finds.
January 24, 2013 by Jeff Cunningham
Activists convinced Apple to shorten Foxconn workers' days, disappointing workers looking to earn higher wages.
January 24, 2013 by The Honorable Barbara Hackman Franklin
Boards should emphasize culture, openness, candor, social responsibility, and continuing education in 2013.
January 24, 2013
Walker, Kullman Address Fiscal Issues at D100 Forum; Europe Steps Back on Board Quotas; Director Compensation Continues Upward Swing
January 10, 2013 by Judy Warner
NACD Directorship spoke with Glass Lewis Chief Policy Officer Robert McCormick on what boards and shareholders can expect in the upcoming proxy season.
December 27, 2012
Today, 66 percent of corporations polled had a climate and energy strategy in place.
December 12, 2012
A majority of the world's largest companies have a renewable energy goal, a greenhouse gas reduction goal, or both.
December 10, 2012
Several Wisconsin companies are looking for ways to "green" their operations.