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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Making Cotton More Sustainable—Solutions from Outer Space? - The Minute
Cotton represents nearly half the fiber used to make clothes and other textiles worldwide. But the economically valuable fiber is also a water-hungry crop to produce. It can take between two to five thousand gallons of water to produce two pounds of cotton—about equal to a tee shirt and a pair of jeans. And then there is the heavy use of chemicals to protect the vulnerable plant from insects,...
Jul 24, 2017 4:00 PM ET
Investors Ask Companies for More Action on Climate Change - The Minute
Companies are increasingly being asked by investors to reduce their carbon footprint and to meet carbon emissions reduction targets agreed to in the 2015 Paris Agreement. Now, a group organized by the G20 countries, the Financial Stability Board’s Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures, has proposed a voluntary framework for companies to disclose financial risk related to...
Jul 17, 2017 4:30 PM ET
World Business Council for Sustainable Development and We Mean Business Join Up to Take Action on Climate Change - The Minute
Yet another association of companies is stepping up its action on climate change. We Mean Business and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development have partnered to expand below50, an initiative of the WBCSD that was launched last year. Any company that produces, uses or invests in fuels that are at least fifty percent less carbon intensive than conventional fossil fuels can join...
Jul 10, 2017 4:30 PM ET
The CSR Minute: Business Takes Action on Diversity and Inclusion, Part II
In the previous CSR Minute, I described C.E.O. Action, a collaboration by 150 corporations to promote open discussion in the workplace on the issues of ethnicity and gender. In this week’s Minute, I’ll outline a few individual efforts. Dow has launched Project Search, a program to increase representation of persons with disabilities in the workforce. Mastercard has formed Business...
Jun 26, 2017 4:30 PM ET
150 Corporations Take Action on Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace - The Minute
Corporate executives of 150 companies have joined in an unprecedented collaboration. They are committing their companies to open discussion on the issues of ethnicity and gender in the workplace. The new initiative, the C.E.O. Action for Diversity and Inclusion, has launched by posting more than 70 examples of efforts by companies to address these topics. Members—including PayPal,...
Jun 19, 2017 4:30 PM ET