CR Magazine: May/June 2017 Issue

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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When Disaster Strikes
By Kathleen Lowenthal When a disaster strikes, people want to respond. They expect governments to provide immediate assistance, and individually they look for ways to help. Corporations also want to respond and assist, but leaders are faced with a mixed set of decision-making circumstances. During these complicated incidents, questions often arise about strategy, partners,...
Jul 12, 2017 8:05 AM ET
The ESG Factor
By John DeRose 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, according to Ernst & Young’s third Tomorrow’s Investment rules survey. At the crux of this year’s discussion was a simple question: “Is investor appetite for more integrated, predictable and strategic ESG...
Jul 12, 2017 8:05 AM ET
Walking the Tight Rope
By Ted Bilich 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. This leaves non-profits exposed. Because they do not have significant cash reserves, because demand for services routinely outstrips capacity, and...
Jul 7, 2017 8:05 AM ET
Well Dressed
By the Editors 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. Tom Chappell, the founder of Tom’s...
Jun 30, 2017 8:05 AM ET
Showing Up Matters
By the Editors Job descriptions for corporate responsibility practitioners commonly include references to supply chain, community engagement and sustainability reporting. Add lobbying to the list. “We have our story to tell and no one can tell that story except for us,” Rachelle Reyes Wenger, Dignity Health director of public policy and community advocacy, says of the...
Jun 28, 2017 8:05 AM ET

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