Category Archives: Governance

ESG Integration – Have we crossed the tipping point?

Well, it’s been awhile and I have been quite hesitant to continue on this journey to blogging yet, there just seems to be so much happening that I feel that it should be shared.  So, here I am back into … Continue reading

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Forbes — “Is CSR as we know it Obsolete?”

First and foremost, I am pleasantly surprised to see Forbes including a discussion on CSR in it’s online forum.  Secondly, I was equally surprised to read this headline and wanted to shout “Finally!”. The author of the article notes that … Continue reading

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UNPRI delays launch of new signatory reporting standards — what can that mean?

So there’s been lots of talk in the past few days about the implications of the UNPRI’s delay of the new reporting framework for it’s signatories. They’ve been working on this new framework since 2011 and it was due to … Continue reading

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A CEO’s behaviour can move a company’s market capitalization by as much as 6%!

While attending the Responsible Business Summit last week in New York, I came across this interesting weekly publication called Agenda (http://www.agendaweek.com) which ran a very intersting article on why the CEO’s personal conduct is a board matter. The article highlights … Continue reading

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Interesting Approach from Barrick Gold Corp

Just last week there was a very interesting announcement that came out from Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) for which I believe the company deserves kudos.  They announced that they have put together a Corporate Social Responsibility Advisory Board which includes … Continue reading

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A compelling new study shows sustainability practices DO pay off

Earlier this week I had the opportunity to hear about a compelling new study that shows that sustainability practices DO, in fact, pay off for business.  This study is the same one that was recently recapped by a colleague of … Continue reading

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