The Globe and Mail – We should be wary of simplistic and unspecific calls to remove a “regulatory burden.” Regulations can certainly create burdens, but they can also remove them.
Canadian Press – A proposal by the Fonds de Solidarite des Travailleurs du Quebec with SHARE requests Cenovus set medium- and long-term targets for its direct and indirect methane and other GHG emissions from operations.
Just-Style – Apparel and footwear brands Adidas and H&M are among 90 global companies that have responded to investor calls for more consistent and comparable workforce data, a request aimed at improving the quality of jobs worldwide and helping to tackle inequity and poverty.
The Globe and Mail – How can adding new regulations reduce the regulatory burden?Simple. Picture what happens whenever a traffic light goes out of service at a busy intersection.
CSR Journal – Though the term ‘corporate social responsibility’ varies across companies and countries, it’s generally considered to be a form of organizational self-regulation focusing on an employer’s approach to sustainability across a variety of topics, such as environmental efforts, human rights, corporate governance, health and safety and economic development.
While shareholders are focusing on executive compensation, they aren’t promoting fair pay and decent work throughout their companies, according to a new report
As the understanding of both the tangible and intangible benefits of CSR policies grows, organizations are folding them into their benefits and pension plans in the form of volunteer programs, employee-driven charitable initiatives and pension plan investment policies.