Tag Archives: CSR

CSRHub Simplifies Sustainability Benchmarking: An Interview with CSRHub Co-founder Cynthia Figge

As previously seen in the WiznessBlog.     Wizness and CSRHub have joined forces to simplify sustainability benchmarking against competitors. CSRHub co-founder Cynthia Figge answered questions about her company and how the new benchmarking product will benefit users.   Q: … Continue reading

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Using “Big Data” to Rate Corporate Social Responsibility: One Company’s Approach

The following is part 1 of a 3-part series on “Big Data.”   By Bahar Gidwani   “Big Data” is a useful tool for rating corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability performance.  We believe that the Big Data system that … Continue reading

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Climate Change Advocates Need Positive Branding

By Carol Pierson Holding   The idea of branding climate change seems like another exercise in navel-gazing until you consider the effectiveness of the opposition. They’ve got branding down, relentlessly repeating the mantra, “science is inconclusive and solutions are exorbitant … Continue reading

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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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How to Cope With Survey Fatigue?

  Will responding to 200 questionnaires per year get your company a good sustainability rating?   Large companies get asked for sustainability information from hundreds of different groups. Wall Street research houses, mutual fund groups, “engagement-oriented” investors, stock exchanges, government … Continue reading

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