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23/01/2013 - The IKEA Group is Growing and Financially Strong
In the fiscal year 2012*, IKEA Group total sales increased by 9.5% (7.1% adjusted for currency impact) and sales in existing stores grew by 4.6% adjusted for currency impact. Our net profit increased by 8.0% to $4.2 billion ** (€3.2 billion), thanks to the higher sales volume and a continued cost focus.
22/01/2013 - The Coca-Cola Company Launches Challenge Among World Economic Forum's 'Global Shapers' To Accelerate Solutions To Global Problems
The Coca-Cola Company today encouraged the members of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community to return to the Forum’s 2014 Annual Meeting in Davos with proof points of the work they have done to help address the world’s problems.
21/01/2013 - Ricoh Group Sustainability Report 2012 released
Ricoh Company Ltd has released Ricoh Group Sustainability Report 2012. The report has been published for the first time as an integrated report including Financial, Social and Environmental performance.
21/01/2013 - Praxis Consulting Group Becomes a Benefit Corporation
Praxis Consulting Group of Philadelphia will be among the first wave of mission-driven companies in the state electing to adopt benefit corporation status when Pennsylvania’s new Benefit Corporation Act goes into effect on January 22.
18/01/2013 - MGM Resorts International Earns Gubernatorial Award for Volunteer Initiative, Named Nevada’s 2012 Top Company for Volunteerism
Governor Brian Sandoval has awarded MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) the 11th Annual Nevada Governor’s Points of Light Award for its employee volunteer initiative.
18/01/2013 - ICT4Society: Establishing a multi-stakeholder latform/network to advance Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the ICT sector
Given the ever increasing role and importance of modern technologies, and the growing range of so far issue-specific groups and fora, The European Commission's DG CONNECT envisages establishing a Thematic Network offering specific support to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for the ICT sector.
17/01/2013 - European Commission publishes brochure analysing the importance of promoting senior entrepreneurship
The European Commission and OECD have joined forces to produce “Policy Brief on Senior Entrepreneurship”, a brochure which emphasises the importance of a shift in entrepreneurship policy to encourage older people to become more active.
17/01/2013 - Novartis makes progress in the fight to eliminate leprosy worldwide
Novartis celebrates the one-year anniversary of an unprecedented, coordinated effort to eliminate or control 10 neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) by 2020.
15/01/2013 - Ceres Wins Zayed Future Energy Prize For Clean Energy Leadership
Ceres today announced that it has been awarded the top prize in the non-governmental organization (NGO) category of the Zayed Future Energy Prize, one of the world’s most prestigious awards recognizing and rewarding innovation, impact, leadership, and long-term vision in renewable energy and sustainability.
15/01/2013 - Coca-Cola ties with WWF for polar bear CSR campaign
Coca-Cola has unveiled a major CSR drive, partnering with environmental charity WWF to invest in Arctic conservation projects and raise awareness of the plight of polar bears, which have appeared in the soft-drinks brand's ads for 90 years.
14/01/2013 - Morgan Stanley, Kresge Foundation and LISC Launch $100 Million Investment Fund Linking Health Care and Affordable Housing in Low-Income Communities
Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS), The Kresge Foundation and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) have launched a first-of-its kind $100 million investment fund that is designed to expand access to health care and affordable housing for low-income residents and fund critical social services that help link the two in impoverished neighborhoods.
10/01/2013 - Entrepreneurship as a main driver for economic growth
The European Commission's Entrepreneurship Action Plan is a blueprint for decisive action to unleash Europe's entrepreneurial potential, to remove existing obstacles and to revolutionise the culture of entrepreneurship in Europe.
10/01/2013 - Clearwater Paper Publishes First Corporate Social Responsibility Report
Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE: CLW) today announced publication of its initial Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report, demonstrating the company's commitment to sustainability and outlining our undertaking for continuous improvement.
09/01/2013 - Volkswagen wins international sustainability award
The Volkswagen Group has once again received an award for its extensive activities in the field of sustainability and corporate social responsibility.
08/01/2013 - The European Commission launches ISEC General Call for Proposals
This General Call includes projects on trafficking in human beings: Prevention (demand and supply reduction), protection of, support and assistance to victims, prosecution
07/01/2013 - Survey Shows Market Growth in Impact Investments and Satisfaction Among Investors
(NYSE: JPM) J.P. Morgan and the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) released today Perspectives on Progress, a report that reveals the experiences, expectations, and perceptions of 99 impact investors in 2012, as well as their plans for 2013.
03/01/2013 - How SAP and cities are boosting innovation through open data
Listening to a couple of coders gush over the virtues of gamification, location-based mobile services and open data standards, I might have mistaken the techies for sneaker-wearing pitchmen at a Silicon Valley hackathon.
02/01/2013 - Microsoft Ranked #1 in Best Corporate Social Responsibility Programs, Continues Dedication to Citizens and Communities
Who doesn’t like to get an award? Microsoft was recently named number one in Corporate Social Responsibility by the Reputation Institute for our philanthropy efforts.
19/12/2012 - Nestlé helps farmers adapt to climate change
Nestlé’s work to help cocoa and coffee farmers adapt to environmental challenges has been recognised as an example of best practice by the United Nations’ Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
17/12/2012 - Official Launch of NGO and UN News Site HUMANITY STRONG
Founded by French-Canadian publisher and TIME Inc. consultant Patrick Bonneville, Humanity Strong is a daily human-edited news-aggregation website focusing on NGOs and the United Nations. Humanity Strong is an independent one-stop news shop covering human rights, nature conservation and humanitarian aid.
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