CR Magazine: May/June 2017 Issue

CR Magazine's May/June 2017 issue features brands taking stands, 2017's most responsible energy companies and much more.

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What Major Power Providers are Doing With Their Efficient Operations and how Companies can Utilize Renewable Energy Solutions
Legacy energy producers and distributors have been the target of disruptive business models and technology for decades. Adapting to competition and increased demand for low-carbon power, even the largest electric utilities and multinational gas and oil giants are behaving like innovative startups in today’s economy.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Social Responsibility in a Time of Change
The path to “social responsibility” is not a direct one, and it’s one that is navigated in an environment that is constantly shifting. So how should a company achieve social responsibility in a situation that is buffeted by change?

Green Infrastructure

Places to Be: The Most Sustainable Corporate Hospitality Chains Around the World
CR professionals know that every venue they utilize should meet certain sustainable standards. To help companies with future event planning, CR Magazine has compiled a list of the most sustainable corporate hospitality chains.

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

Seeing the World from the Eyes of Your Supplier
Supply chains are a critical element of sustainability success for most companies. Yet working on supply chain sustainability is a challenging task. It’s hard enough to get people in your own company to change their behavior, but influencing the actions of those in another company—even as a large customer—can seem nearly impossible.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

What Corporate Foundations Can Do to Enhance Their Philanthropic Agenda
Though corporate giving is a small percentage of all philanthropic monies given to non-profits in the U.S., it has an outsized opportunity to drive societal improvement and influence the hearts and minds of their stakeholders and the nation.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

When Disaster Strikes
Global Impact has learned through more than a decade of disaster relief fundraising that having a decision-making process in place before disasters occur is critical to mobilizing and allocating resources effectively, and maximizing their impact. Here are key questions companies should ask themselves when considering a disaster response strategy.

Research, Reports & Publications

The ESG Factor
In the last three years, there has been an expanding role of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors in the decision-making of investors worldwide. At the crux of this year’s discussion was a simple question: “Is investor appetite for more integrated, predictable and strategic ESG disclosure being met by businesses?”

Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

Walking the Tight Rope
Non-profits often don’t have processes for inquiring about the risks they face, prioritizing those risks, and how to responding to them. For most, risk management begins and ends with insurance, their only safety net.

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

Well Dressed
There are 80 billion pieces of clothing purchased worldwide each year but rarely do consumers consider the true cost of this. From negative environmental impacts to poor factory labor practices in the developing world and growing landfills containing discarded textiles, the fast fashion industry is in need of a serious makeover.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Showing Up Matters
Job descriptions for corporate responsibility practitioners commonly include references to supply chain, community engagement and sustainability reporting. Now, add lobbying to the list.
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