The CSR Minute

The CSR Minute

The Minute is your video digest of the most relevant CSR and Sustainability news and can be seen on the 3BL Media CSR Network - the largest network of CSR channels across the internet, Reuters Insider and here on the 3BL Media website.

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Renewable Energy Update: Investment and Capacity Rise, Costs Fall - The Minute
Investments in renewable energy have reached record levels and added capacity has set new highs, while costs have fallen. Last year, $286 billion was invested in renewable sources. That’s three percent higher than the previous record in 2011, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency. One big reason for the shift is the G20s’ strong commitment to non-fossil fuels. Last year...
Sep 12, 2016 4:15 PM ET
CSR as a Formal Force for Good: The B Corp Model - The Minute
CSR has traditionally been a voluntary practice. It underlines a company’s sense of purpose with basic ethical standards, generally accepted norms of corporate behavior, and the spirit as well as the letter of law. The idea of institutionalizing CSR through regulation is rare. But one example, currently growing in popularity, is the B Corp, a business model defined by the idea of “...
Aug 29, 2016 3:45 PM ET
SRI Market Looks for Common Standards - The Minute
Here’s a problem in search of a solution. A recent survey by TIAA Global Asset Management reports growing interest by investors in socially responsible investing. Almost one-third of the investors polled in the survey have made responsible investments. But here’s the twist: only five percent of financial advisors polled said that their clients were investing in SRI funds. Where’s the...
Aug 22, 2016 2:45 PM ET
What Does Brexit Mean for UK Energy Policy and Business? - The Minute
British companies are pressuring Greg Clark, Secretary of State for the Department of Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy, to produce a long-term energy policy framework, as soon as possible. BEIS is a new agency formed, post-Brexit, by merging the Department for Energy and Climate Change with the Department for Business, Innovation, and Skills. In light of the Brexit vote and the...
Aug 15, 2016 5:05 PM ET
New Healthcare Policy Means Changes in Hospital Business Models - The Minute
“Bundled payments” is the latest innovation in US healthcare to affect providers’ business models. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have proposed a new policy that includes new categories of care under mandatory experiments with this concept. According to Modern Healthcare, “in bundled-payment programs, the payer sets a target price for a medical or surgical episode....
Aug 8, 2016 4:35 PM ET