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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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A Link Between Stock Exchange Membership and CSR Performance

By Bahar Gidwani   CSRHub recently examined corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability rating data for the 18,991 companies in fourteen major stock exchanges.  Despite the fact that CSRHub includes 64 million pieces of data from more than 380 sources, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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