THANK YOU, CAL POLY SAN LUIS OBISPO! A big THANKS to the students, faculty, and other community members of California Polytechnic San Luis Obispo‘s Orfalea College of Business for their warm hospitality and pleasurable discussions of how sustainable business practices can make companies more competitive.
CRD ANALYTICS + OUR MBAs = ANOTHER WORLD FIRST: in recent weeks our MBA students became the first in the world to use CRD Analytics‘ SmartView360 as part of an assignment integrated into our course, Business Law and Corporate Responsibility. SmartView360 is an investment analytics tool that rates and ranks companies based on financial, environmental, societal, and governmental information. Our students are testing hypotheses regarding the connections between CSR performance and reputation and company stock performance, as well as trying their hand at managing funds of stocks based on CSR news and data.
WEBINAR WITH GRI FOCAL POINT USA’s MIKE WALLACE: thank you Net Impact and GRI Focal Point USA‘s Mike Wallace for a great discussion of CSR reporting using the GRI‘s framework on February 11. If you want to hear it, sign-up with Net Impact and listen to it here.
THANKS TO ALL THOSE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FOLLOWING COVERAGE OF OUR RESEARCH on the connection between companies’ green reputations and the happiness of their employees! Here’s a sampling of the latest: