Tag Archives: Bahar Gidwani

Are Crowdfunded Companies Socially Responsible?

By Bahar Gidwani   Over the past few years, thousands of companies both in the U.S. and abroad have raised funds through crowdfunding.  Wikipedia defines the term as:   “Crowdfunding is the collection of finance from backers—the “crowd”—to fund an … Continue reading

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Are Both Sides Finally Meeting in the Middle?

By Bahar Gidwani   This past week brought two pieces of positive news on Climate Change activism.  A number of highly-influential and well-connected politicians publicly stressed the importance of addressing climate change.  One of these luminaries, former New York Mayor Michael … Continue reading

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Newsweek’s Green Rankings Is Back

By Bahar Gidwani   After an eighteen month break, Newsweek has re-launched its Green Rankings.  On June 5, it issued new ratings for the 809 companies that are on either the US 500 or Global 500 lists. The Green Rankings … Continue reading

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Is the Sustainable Ratings EcoSystem Healthy?

By Bahar Gidwani and Carol Pierson Holding   We learned recently that Newsweek may stop issuing its annual “Greenrankings” list.  Its ordinal ranking of the top 500 US companies and its companion list of 500 world companies had become a … Continue reading

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Some Holiday Reading

During the Christmas and New Year “holiday weeks,” I try to catch up on my reading (and clean out my email inbox!).  I thought I’d share three things I’ve recently read that I felt others who are interested in Corporate … Continue reading

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