All Corporate Social Responsibility articles

  • ESG

    Experts: ESG gone mainstream, but new regs still create headaches


    Environmental, social, and governance goals have gained acceptance from senior leadership because of upward pressure from employees, investors, and customers, according to compliance leaders speaking at Compliance Week’s 2024 National Conference.

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    FedEx’s social mission: Diversity drives better business


    FedEx’s DEI strides—including becoming a minority-majority employee company in the U.S. for the first time in its history in fiscal year 2018—are not by accident. The company’s long history of hiring a diverse workforce and promoting from within is among the keys to its success.

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    ​Growth vs. green: FedEx’s environmental balancing act


    When FedEx published its first Global Citizenship Report in 2008, its greenhouse gas emissions were already top of mind. Yet, the company has struggled to strike a balance between achieving year-over-year decreases in total emissions while it has expanded in the last decade-plus.

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    ‘A marathon, not a sprint’: FedEx carbon-neutral pledge tests longtime ESG efforts


    In March 2021, FedEx announced an audacious goal: to achieve carbon-neutral operations globally by 2040. How did the company develop this pledge, and how will it track its progress and hold itself accountable to intermediate goals?

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    Desire for transparency launches FedEx on ESG journey


    Since 2008, FedEx has produced detailed reports on its ESG initiatives. The company’s chief sustainability officer discusses the decision-making process behind the first report, determining materiality, and more in Part 1 of this four-part special report, published in partnership with the ICA.

  • CSR

    New benchmark report takes global look at CSR performance


    A new benchmark report published by sustainability ratings provider EcoVadis provides a comprehensive analysis of the corporate social responsibility performance of more than 30,000 companies around the world.

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    Why CEOs today must be change leaders for social issues


    The Wayfair walkout represents just the latest high-profile example of how social and policy issues continue to spill into the corporate ethics and compliance realm.

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    Rescue compliance: When corporations save the animals


    Corporations across the U.S. were on hand during this past hurricane season to help those animals impacted by the storms. More inside on where help was given and where help is still needed.

  • Blog

    Samsung enhances transparency over financial donations


    Amid an investigation over bribery claims involving some of its top executives, Samsung Electronics recently announced a series of measures it intends to take to bring greater transparency and accountability in managing financial donations and monetary support for corporate social responsibility-related activities and funds.

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    French compliance with governance code


    Paul Hodgson provides a look at the Autorité des marchés financiers’ annual report on corporate governance and executive remuneration, which offers an in-depth analysis of compliance with the French governance code, AFEP-MEDEF.