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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Workplace Performance Ratings Make a Major Change - The Minute
Performance ratings have been the norm in corporate practice for decades. But now there’s a move to shift from numeric rankings and grading labels toward a more nuanced conversation to evaluate work. Numerous companies are dropping simplified categories in favor of richer conversations to enhance performance by employees and employers alike. Exhibit A: GE, long looked to as an example...
Aug 1, 2016 6:30 PM ET
Employee Dis-Engagement: Sabbaticals Benefit Workers and Companies - The Minute
In the area of employee engagement, the current trend is to connect programs with a company’s core business. But there’s a new, opposite strategy as well: encouraging employees to take time away from work to explore personal goals. The paid sabbatical is becoming a more common benefit throughout the business world. Not surprisingly, companies with innovative products are taking the lead...
Jul 25, 2016 6:00 PM ET
Strategy and Practice: Mars Reports on Targets and Issue - The Minute
Here’s a headline you don’t see very often: “Company Restates Sustainability Pledge After Missing Packaging Target in 2015.” The idea that a goal might be very ambitious, that achieving it might encounter unforeseen issues—is one often talked about among businesses, but rarely publicly. The company in question, Mars, had aimed to make its packaging 100% recyclable or recoverable by 2015...
Jul 18, 2016 5:05 PM ET
Transparency at Stake in Hospital Ratings Debate - The Minute
How much do you know about the quality of the hospital you would use, if necessary? If it’s up to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, soon you’ll know a lot. The CMS has proposed a rating system to measure the overall quality of hospitals. On a scale of one to five stars, with five being the best, a single number will score each facility. The CMS believes that’s the easiest way for...
Jul 11, 2016 7:15 PM ET
Green Bond Action Heats Up Global Investment Market - The Minute
Green bonds—financial instruments with a socially responsible investment aspect baked into their DNA—are red-hot. So far this year, global green bond issuance totals $28.7 seven billion, up 78% from the $12.1 billion issued last year in the same time period, reports Business Insider. Along with this explosive growth in sustainable finance dollars comes a shift in who’s selling green...
Jun 27, 2016 6:45 PM ET