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BELL: The Business Ethics Links Library

  • BELL: The Business Ethics Links Library
    From the website: "BELL is a comprehensive starting point for research in corporate ethics and social responsibility. The database provides access to codes of ethics for U.S. companies and trade and professional associations, ethics sites at college and university business programs, industry information resources, and company promotion of social responsibility covering such topics as arts assistance, environmental clean up, charitable giving and community programming"


  • Climate
    Compare companies on the commitment to tackle global warming using the Climate Counts Company Scorecard

Corporate Social Responsiblity Initiative (Harvard)

  • Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative (Harvard)
    From the website: "The Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative (CSRI) at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government is a multi-disciplinary and multi-stakeholder program that seeks to study and enhance the public contributions of private enterprise.

    It explores the intersection of corporate responsibility, corporate governance, public policy, and international development.

    It bridges theory and practice, builds leadership skills, and supports constructive dialogue and collaboration among business, government, civil society and academics."


  • CorpWatch
    From the website: Using "non-profit investigative research and journalism to expose corporate malfeasance and to advocate for multinational corporate accountability and transparency. We work to foster global justice, independent media activism and democratic control over corporations."

    We seek to expose multinational corporations that profit from war, fraud, environmental, human rights and other abuses, and to provide critical information to foster a more informed public and an effective democracy.

CR (Corporate Responsibility) Magazine



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Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

  • Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
    From the website: "The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices serve as benchmarks for investors who integrate sustainability considerations into their portfolios, and provide an effective engagement platform for companies who want to adopt sustainable best practices."

Global Reporting Initiative

  • Global Reporting Initiative
    Explore a database of all types of sustainability reports. You can search for a specific organization, or apply a number of filter and sort options to help refine your search results.

    The Benchmark tool allows users to compare the levels of disclosure among reports that use GRI’s Framework, facilitated by filter options for Region and Sector

Green America

  • Green America
    From the website: "Our mission is to harness economic power—the strength of consumers, investors, businesses, and the marketplace—to create a socially just and environmentally sustainable society.

    We work for a world where all people have enough, where all communities are healthy and safe, and where the bounty of the Earth is preserved for all the generations to come."

Greendex - National Geographic

  • Greendex
    An interactive website, "National Geographic has partnered with GlobeScan to develop an international research approach to measure and monitor consumer progress toward environmentally sustainable consumption. The key objectives of this unique consumer tracking survey are to provide regular quantitative measures of consumer behavior and to promote sustainable consumption. "

Principles for Responsible Investment

  • Principles for Responsible Investment
    From the website: "The United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) Initiative is an international network of investors working together to put the six Principles for Responsible Investment into practice. Its goal is to understand the implications of sustainability for investors and support signatories to incorporate these issues into their investment decision making and ownership practices."

    From the website: Our vision is a world where human activities live in harmony with the earth's carrying capacity.
    Sustainable Business is business that contributes to an equitable and ecologically sustainable economy.

    Sustainable businesses operate across all business sectors: energy efficiency and renewable energy generation, water and wastewater treatment, resource-efficient industrial processes, advanced materials, transportation and agriculture.

    They create products and services that compete on price and performance while significantly reducing humankind's impact on the environment.

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