Industry News

RSS Industry News

  • Xylem Named to Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies
    Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company, has been ranked number 10 on Barron’s inaugural 100 Most Sustainable Companies list, which was announced in its February 3, 2018 issue. Xylem was also ranked number 2 on Barron’s Special Report: The Most Sustainable Industrials. The full report can be found here. “It is a great honor to […]
  • Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Wins 2018 Best New Car Award From Good Housekeeping
    The editors of Good Housekeeping, in partnership with Car and Driver, today named the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid a 2018 Best New Car award winner in the Hybrid category. “As America’s first-ever and only hybrid minivan, it is by definition a one-of-a-kind, no-compromise family vehicle,” said Laurie Jennings, Deputy Editor & Director of the Good Housekeeping Institute. “Offering all the qualities of […]
  • Can General Counsel Influence Boards to Drive Sustainability?
    JLL (NYSE: JLL) and the Global Compact Network Canada (GCNC) published an e-guide for general counsel on how to influence board of directors to drive sustainability. This guide aims to inspire and encourage general counsel, board of directors, senior executives and management to take action and deliver long-term value. It is available for download on […]
  • Third-Party Diamond Certification First to Use Advanced Laser Testing to Trace Diamonds from Mine to Market
    Diamond traceability back to the mine of origin – vital to the international due diligence movement for precious gems and minerals – just took a giant step forward. SCS Global Services, an internationally recognized certification body and standards developer, is pleased to announce that its diamond provenance certification program now incorporates advanced laser testing that can identify […]
  • Michigan Is Now Home to the World’s Second ‘Living Building’ Residence
    Tom and Marti Burbeck – in search of truly sustainable living – brought together an architect, builder, green building project consultant and multiple building science engineers to design and build Burh Becc at Beacon Springs. They have succeeded in creating a home that will still be standing 200 years from now and will still be […]
  • JLL One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® for 11th Consecutive Year
    Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (NYSE: JLL) has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies. The honor acknowledges, for the 11th consecutive year, the strong principles of business and professional ethics inherent in JLL’s values, culture and strategy as well as its interactions with clients, customers, vendors and […]
  • CSE’s Online Sustainability Academy Initiative Acclaimed As Gold Standard of Corporate Responsibility
    The Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF), the largest community foundation in the US and in the world, has honored Nikos Avlonas as 2018 Practitioner of the Year for corporate responsibility together with Google, Inc.   The Practitioner of the Year Award recognizes an individual and company setting the gold standard for efforts in corporate responsibility.  SVCF lauds outstanding […]
  • Salesforce and Save The Children Earn Top Honors for Corporate Social Impact Efforts
    The Golden Halo Award, the highest honor for companies and causes that collaborate to produce business and social dividends, will be bestowed upon Salesforce and Save The Children at the Engage for Good conference in May. In addition to announcing the Golden Halo honorees, Engage for Good today announced the finalists in its annual Halo […]
  • IMPACT2030 Partners With Better World Leadership to Advance Nonprofit Board Service for Businesses to Advance the Achievement of the Global Goals
     IMPACT2030 announces a partnership with Better World Leadership (BWL) to develop human capital for a sustainable world. In a recent study, BWL provided evidence that nonprofit board service is an effective pathway for companies seeking to grow shareholder value by advancing diversity and inclusion, developing human capital for innovation, and fostering economic development to achieve […]
  • ISSP Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary
    The International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP), the world’s leading professional association for sustainability professionals, is celebrating this quarter its tenth year in service.  Established as a 501(c)(3) in 2008, ISSP was a pioneer in empowering, supporting and promoting the efforts of professionals making sustainability standard practice.  What began as a volunteer-led initiative in the […]