“Once we have an understanding where our areas of greatest burden are, we need to reduce the emissions! We have taken a three-step approach to reductions: goal setting, efficiency and renewables.” Read more….
“The Earth Charter is a declaration of fundamental principles for building a just, sustainable, and peaceful global society in the 21st century. It seeks to inspire in all peoples a new sense of global interdependence and shared responsibility for the well-being of the human family and the larger living world. It is an expression of hope and a call to help create a global partnership at a critical juncture in history.”
This listing, a project of the Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions at Illinois Institute of Technology lists over 850 codes of ethics available on the Web, from sources such as corporations, academic institutions, professional organizations, and government. In addition, the site also includes resources for writing a code of ethics, a bibliography, and information as to how the codes might be used.
BIFMA International has “created a set of guidelines to serve as a roadmap for any office furniture manufacturer or supplier desiring to become a more sustainable company.” level is the multi-attribute, sustainability standard and third-party certification program for the furniture industry. It has been created to deliver the most open and transparent means of evaluating and communicating the environmental and social impacts of furniture products in the built environment.
Certainly among the best known of companies espousing a social mission, the Ben and Jerry’s page includes their Mission Statement, a list of causes and campaigns supported by the company, and a copy of their most recent Social Audit Report.
Including sections on Diversity, Community Affairs, Education, Accessibility, and Standards of Business Conduct.
“The Global Sullivan Principles are intended
to be a catalyst and compass for corporate responsibility and accountability. They are aspirational not apologetic…celebratory not punitive. The Global Sullivan Principles
advance a development framework that
enables businesses of all sizes and in all sectors to pursue their business objectives while being mindful and respectful of employees and the communities in which