Tag Archives: CSRHub

A Big Data Approach to Gathering CSR Data

The following is part 2 of a 3-part series on “Big Data.”   By Bahar Gidwani   We have previously defined “Big Data” and shown how we feel a Big Data system built by CSRHub could help address some problems … Continue reading

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Crowd Sourcing CSR Metrics

By Bahar Gidwani   Sustainable Brands kindly invited me to speak at their Boston New Metrics ’14 conference.  They asked me to lead a panel called “Tapping the Crowd for Insights and Solutions: Crowdsourcing, Crowdfunding, and the Personal Data Economy.”  … 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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