News review: Boards rate Sustainability, H&M’s Burmese troubles and CSR popular with employees

This is my top Sustainability / CSR news list for 25.08.2016. As usual are all articles sourced from my RSS or Twitter feeds. News Sustainability CSR 2

Why Your Firm Should Be Engaging the Board on Sustainability Challenges: Article referring to the The Conference Board’s annual CEO Challenge survey where the CEO’S ranked sustainability as one of the top five global challenges for the first time in the survey. Other surveys mentioned are also discussed.

Investors call on G20 nations to ratify paris agreement swiftly and expand low carbon & green investment: The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) (PDF) has called on the G20 nations to get a move with ratifying the Paris agreement.

CSR and charity at work a big thing for Irish workers: An interesting article on personal development and how Irish workers in this instance are preferring to work for a company that gives to charity and are having proper CSR frameworks and actions in place. All according to a report from the global workspace provider Regus.

The 2016 Rio Olympics were a great sporting event, and an ethical mess: No direct news item but a great post by Chris MacDonald providing us with a review and of his impression of the Rio Olympics from an ethics perspective.

H&M Embarrassed After 14-Year-Olds Found Working in Burma Garment Factories: Interesting review of the latest news about H&M and working conditions in Burmese garment factories by Leon Kaye.

Disclaimer: This list does not represent any kind of endorsement of the websites or companies. It is simply a list of Sustainability / CSR news I came across and found of interest to share.

Picture Credit: David Michalczuk

Author: Fabian

Father, Managing Director and former Sustainability / CSR professional for AccountAbility and E.ON UK.

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