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  • screen-shot-2016-10-12-at-4-37-23-pm CR In Fashion - PVH Corporation CEO Manny Chirico candidly discusses the environment, safety, and gender diversity. By Elliot Clark Emanuel (Manny) Chirico is chairman and CEO of PVH Corporation-the billion-dollar American clothing company that owns Arrow, Calvin Klein, IZOD, and Tommy Hilfiger and licenses brands BCBG Max Azria, Chaps, Geoffrey Beene, JOE Joseph Abboud, Kenneth Cole New York, […]
  • 2016-crresponsiblecompanies-mediaentertainment-genera 2016 Most Responsible Companies Ranked By Industry Sector - The top corporations dedicated to sustainability in 11 significant categories. By The Editors CR Magazine has announced its annual set of the “2016 Most Responsible Companies Ranked by Industry Sector” list. This list serves to help readers establish that their supply chain is comprised of the most responsible, sustainable, and transparent companies-creating shared value when […]
  • shutterstock_394229008 On High Alert - Three experts share why companies should be aware of risk and steps to take to mitigate it. By The Editors An organization’s commitment to corporate responsibility isn’t just within the four walls of the company. It extends to the supply chain as well. A trio of experts – Dynda Thomas, Lydia Hultquist, and Douglas Hileman […]
  • screen-shot-2016-10-12-at-4-16-59-pm Protecting Your Professional Persona - A business image expert offers tips on how CEOs can manage their brand. By The Editors CEOs have the business brand to worry about, but they should also be aware of their own personal brand as well. In today’s day, a CEO’s image can make or break the public’s perception of them. Employees notice what […]

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CR Magazine Videos

Why Junior Achievement
COMMIT!Forum 2015 Highlight Reel
COMMIT!Forum 2015 - One-on-One Interview with Gale Klappa, Chairman & CEO, WEC Energy Group
COMMIT!Forum 2015: Shared Responsibility: An Exclusive CEO Panel
COMMIT!Forum 2015 - Opening Remarks & What's the Cost of a Bad Reputation

CR Magazine News Feed

  • Waste Management and the COMMIT!Forum Reach Impressive Recycling Numbers at 2016 Event - Waste Management partnered with the COMMIT!Forum to reduce waste at the event. All regular garbage cans at the venue were replaced with three marked receptacles: landfill, recyclable, and compost. As attendees utilized these cans, a group of WM waste technicians manually sorted the materials further. At COMMIT! in 2015, 55.5 percent of the total waste material […]
  • CR Magazine Announces 2016 Responsible CEO of Year Award Winners - CR Magazine has announced the winners of the ninth annual Responsible CEO of the Year Awards. These awards are presented to CEOs that visibly exceed standards in the areas of employee relations, environmental impact and sustainability, human rights, philanthropy, and corporate responsibility practices. The winners of the 2016 Responsible CEO of the Year Awards are […]
  • Corporate Responsibility Magazine Survey Reveals: A Record 81 Percent of Americans Would not Join a Company with a Bad Reputation - New York, NY – October 18, 2016 – Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine, in conjunction with Cielo, today announced in its annual corporate reputation survey findings that if unemployed, 81 percent of Americans would not join a company with a bad reputation. That’s up four percentage points from 2015. In advance of its annual COMMIT!Forum on […]
  • Whole Kids Foundation and United Health Foundation Announce Recipients of Healthy Kids Innovation Grants - Whole Kids Foundation and United Health Foundation have awarded a total of $200,000 to nine schools and non-profit organizations through the Healthy Kids Innovation Grant Program, which was created to fund the next generation of ideas to improve children’s nutrition. According to a recent press release, recipients were chosen for creating programs aimed at increasing […]
  • MARS DRINKS Achieves 31 Percent Carbon Footprint Reduction with New Design - MARS DRINKS has revealed a more sustainable design for its single-serve packaging – called Freshpacks – that has resulted in a 31 percent carbon footprint reduction. “Our single most important sustainability priority over the next five years is solving the waste challenge for workplaces around the world that choose MARS DRINKS,” Xavier Unkovic, global president […]

CR Topics Business Ethics

  • Opinion: Leading for Trust - Why elevating organizational trust is important for your company and how to do it. By Barbara Brooks Kimmel Introduction Recently, I sat quietly as a Fortune 500 CEO told me there were no “trust issues” in his organization. After all, the company’s quarterly earnings were increasing, and international expansion was on target; what more could […]
  • CR Roundup WWF offers framework for improving corporate water management policies - CR Roundup: WWF offers framework for improving corporate water management policies By Bill Hatton If you are looking for a quick framework to assess and/ or determine if your water-management program is on track, consider one offered by Lindsey Bass of World Wildlife Fund’s corporate water stewardship program for the U.S. She spoke on a panel […]
  • How to recruit and retain Millennial Workers - Hasbro’s triple-bottom line approach By Kathrin Belliveau At Hasbro, creativity and integrity are not only two of our key corporate values but also critical to executing our mission of “Creating the World’s Best Play Experiences.” Our Hasbro brand portfolio is the growth engine; the fuel that drives this engine is our people. As Millennials increasingly […]
  • Free is very expensive - Pricing nature’s services reduces business risk and benefits society By Meghna Tare and R. Paul Herman When you breathe the air, smell the flowers, or pluck a fish from the ocean, the price is free. Yet nature’s services, evolved over 4.5 billion years, are priceless. No MasterCard needed to benefit from earth, bees, and oceans […]
  • The Future of Moneyball Management May Be Rooted in CR - The Future of Moneyball Management May Be Rooted in CR By Stephen Jordan and Steve Rochlin The basic goal of every financial investor is to identify “alpha” investing opportunities. Alpha is gained when an investment generates a higher rate of return than its risk profile would suggest that it generate. Historically, alpha has often been […]

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CR Topics Communications

  • Social Media Checklist: How many of these best practices are you doing? - Social Media Checklist: How many of these best practices are you doing? By Marissa Rosen These days, sustainability and social media go hand-in-hand. If you’re saving energy, greening your supply chain, recycling end-use products, or building employee engagement initiatives, chances are that you want to let your customers and prospects know. Be it Twitter, Facebook, […]
  • Can you get 190,000 people thinking about CR? - GM’s trying—and here are 15 of their best practices By Bill Hatton Senior executives tend to be self-motivated and possess a strong desire to succeed, and obstacles tend to be seen as bumps on the road to something greater. They believe things like, “Pain is weakness leaving the body” and “No guts, no glory.” That […]
  • Big Ideas Need to Date, Mate, & Procreate - Big Ideas Need to Date, Mate, & Procreate By Richard Crespin Sex makes evolution work. Each succeeding generation experiments with the best (or worst) of a pair of genes taken from the prior generation through the magic of procreation. What works for evolution can also work for ideas. In The Rational Optimist, Matt Ridley contends […]
  • Creating shared value: More old-fashioned than it sounds - Medieval guilds, value-added selling, and plain old needs-spotting By Bill Hatton I will admit a bias: I was dubious about the term shared value, especially when the increasingly popular term became an acronym CSV for Creating Shared Value. It’s not the larger concept or any of the individual concepts with CSV that I objected to. […]
  • Is failing fast the best way to collaborate? - Some tools to boost your ability to partner effectively By Richard Crespin Fail fast. Fail forward. That’s the latest advice from Silicon Valley’s startups. But if you work in a large institution, “fail” is a four letter word. Even if your corporate culture respects smart failure, when you collaborate with partners from the public or […]

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CR Topics Compliance & Governance

  • IBM team recommended legal changes in Kenya – and got them - IBM team recommended legal changes in Kenya – and got them Global pro-bono team went outside comfort zone David Sloan, an IBM software expert based in the Washington, D.C. area, went to Kenya in 2011. David’s team consisted of 12 IBMers from nine countries, with backgrounds including consulting, project management, sales, finance, recruiting, engineering and […]
  • 5 years after financial meltdown: What still hasn’t changed? - Too big to fail becomes too big to regulate By Larry Doyle Excerpt is from In Bed with Wall Street by Larry Doyle. Copyright © 2014 by the author and reprinted by permission of Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd. Dodd Frank also gives regulators a variety of mechanisms they can use to […]
  • Leadership in 2014: Everyone’s reporting – but who’s reporting well? - Those who demonstrate specific leadership traits. By Marjella Alma The KPMG Survey of Corporate Responsibility Reporting 2013 boldly states that “the debate on ‘whether or not to report’ is over. Reporting on non-financial or ESG issues is no longer an indicator of leadership; it is the new baseline. Moving forward, how and what you report […]
  • Context Is King - GRI’s reporting guidelines are highly laudable. And insufficient. By Mark W. McElroy and Jo M. L. von Engelen Previously, we called attention to three rules for sustainability performance put forward by the famous ecological economist Herman Daly, all of which deal only with impacts on natural capital. Here we want to address the question of […]
  • It is a Jungle Out There - The global marketplace has never witnessed an environment so fraught with peril and filled with promise. By Dean Simone In 2012, the forces of change that had shaped business over the previous decade coalesced to become the new normal. Globalization, the rise of emerging markets, the ever-deeper penetration of data technologies and third-party service providers, […]

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