Archive for September, 2009
As consumer awareness about climate change grows, a few companies are emerging as leaders in the area of carbon footprint labeling. For instance, last month the supermarket giant Tesco became the first UK retailer to display the full carbon footprint of milk.
The 2009 Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Annual Conference was held in Nashville last week on September 23 and 24.
At the conference, several organizations and individuals were recognized for their achievements in sustainable forestry. For example:
Supply chains for automotive parts and components are now global, interconnected, and incredibly complex. So, it’s becoming increasingly difficult for automakers to keep current with prevailing local laws and stay true to their corporate responsibility goals.
Fortunately, help is on the way.
There’s no doubt that it has been a deep and difficult recession. But even in these tough economic times, a new study conducted by the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship shows that companies continue to value corporate citizenship as a business driver. In fact, more than half of the business leaders polled said that corporate citizenship is even more important in a recession.