WASHINGTON, 2 July 2014 – IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Private Sector Window of the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) will each invest $5 million in Malawi Mangoes to support expansion of its tropical fruit production and processing operations. On final certification, expected in the coming months, Malawi […]

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KINSHASA, Democratic Republic Of The Congo, 3 July 2014  – Kitoko Food Farm has showcased its innovative model for agriculture development in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to the Africa Progress Panel (APP). Chaired by Kofi Annan, the APP visited the DRC to discuss its recently released 2014 Progress Report Grain, Fish, Money. In […]

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GENEVA, 27 June 2014 / PRNewswire Africa / – The inaugural UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) concluded its five-day deliberations in Nairobi on Friday with 16 decisions and resolutions that encourage international action on major environmental issues ranging from air pollution and the illegal trade in wildlife, to plastic debris in the oceans, chemicals and waste. […]

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – June 23, 2014 – CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) today unveiled its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, showing continued progress in 2013 on the company’s safety, environmental and community engagement initiatives. The full report – accessible on www.CSXCSR.com – details the company’s financial performance and offers a comprehensive look at the markets CSX […]

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Nissan has issued its Sustainability Report 2014, including a materiality matrix for the first time. Nissan pursues sustainability in eight key areas – Environment, Safety, Philanthropy, Quality, Value Chain, Employees, Economic Contribution, Corporate Governance and Internal Control. The report includes the Nissan CSR Scorecard, which analyses the progress made on annual objectives and describes the […]

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Dolphin Energy Limited issued its 2013 sustainability report, emphasizing its commitment to the economy, the environment and society. [ht_pullquote]”Last year emphasized the role we played in meeting the requirements of our customers, it highlighted our continued commitment to environmental stewardship and illustrated our commitment to fulfilling a responsibility to supporting the communities in which we […]

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[ht_pullquote]“If we clear a path to the creation of compelling electric vehicles, but then lay intellectual property and mines behind us to inhibit others, we are acting in a manner contrary to that goal.” – Elon Musk, Tesla[/ht_pullquote] At CSR Week, we applaud the approach taken by Mr. Musk.  It sets a great example for technology […]

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Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) reports progress toward 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility goals. “We understand and embrace the important role we play in people’s lives, the environment and the economic health of our communities,” said Jon Campbell, executive vice president and head of Government and Community Relations. “We’re committed to meeting our 2020 CSR goals, and […]

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Marathon Oil has published its 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report.  They have adopted eight corporate-level commitments covering governance, society, environment and the workplace. For each commitment, the report outlines progress made in 2013 and primary activities planned for 2014. Responding to stakeholder feedback, this year’s report includes enhanced transparency and reporting for environmental performance. […]

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Russian domiciled Sberbank has released it’s 1st consolidated corporate social responsibility report. Prior to this latest report, Sberbank had not released a CSR report for international audiences. Good to see them aim to engage with shareholders, investors and public outside of Russia on these important issues. “For us, CSR is above all the management of […]

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