Tag Archives: sustainability

Keeping up with the Green Joneses – Solar and EV Adoption

By Carol Pierson Holding     The most recent column on “groundbreaking innovation” Co-Exist from Fast  Company was titled “If Your Neighbor Gets a Solar Panel, You’re Going to Want One Too: Whether  your neighbor has a solar installation is more … 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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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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The Next Frontier for CSR Measurement

By Bahar Gidwani   The folks at S-Network Inc. invited me to speak at their 2014 Summer In the City Investing Summit about the state of CSR measurement for nonpublic and emerging market companies.  I was joined by Rekha Unnithan … Continue reading

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Merck & Co., Inc. CSR Performance Benchmark

  Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability metrics site CSRHub recently updated its ratings on Merck & Co., Inc. and the 248 companies in the Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing industry.  Merck & Co.’s overall rating currently is 63 after the … Continue reading

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