Author Archives: Bahar Gidwani (122 posts)

Why Do Some Companies Revise their Carbon Disclosures?

By: Bahar Gidwani and Cedric Bleuez               Reducing carbon emissions has been the generally-accepted first step towards slowing global climate change.  A growing list of government and social organizations have called for corporations to … Continue reading

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Green Bond Issuers Appear to Have Higher Than Average Perceived Sustainability Performance

By Bahar Gidwani   Overview   The Green Bond concept was developed in 2007/2008 by the World Bank and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB).  They created this fixed income product to respond to demand from investors who wanted to support projects … Continue reading

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CSRHub’s Bahar Gidwani presents at SB New Metrics

CSRHub co-founder Bahar Gidwani presented to Sustainability Brands New Metrics (#newmetrics) our thoughts about how to close the gap between sustainability and profitability.  More than 1,000 leaders in the sustainability area are attending this well-respected conference, this year.   To … Continue reading

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Does CSR Performance Affect the Quality of Digital Communications?

By Bahar Gidwani, in collaboration with Marcus Fergusson of Investis   Is a company that has a strong corporate social responsibility (CSR) reputation more likely to be a better user of digital media?  Are its web sites and other digital … Continue reading

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4 Different Brand Ranking Systems Show Common Ties to Perceived Sustainability Performance

By Jennifer Saunders and Bahar Gidwani   Many aspects of a company’s performance affect its brand value. Marketing spend, distribution strength, and product quality all have proven effects. This study indicates that a company’s perceived sustainability performance may be another … Continue reading

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