It is part of the mission of SR monitor to foster and drive sustainability and social responsibility excellence across the supply chain through the development and communication of principles and the sharing of tools, information and best practices.

The definitions of sustainability and social responsibility follow.

Sustainability is the ability to meet current needs without hindering the ability to meet the needs of future generations in terms of economic, environmental and social challenges.

Social Responsibility is a framework of measurable corporate policies and procedures and resulting behavior designed to benefit the workplace and, by extension, the individual, the organization and the community in the following areas: Community, diversity and inclusiveness-supply base, diversity and inclusiveness-workforce, environment, ethics, financial responsibility, human rights, health and safety, and sustainability.

 

 Corporate Knights: The results for the 2016 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World index.
In 2005, CK started the first annual list of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations. This annual ranking is a comprehensive data driven analysis of the world's largest public firms. It has been recognized as a leader in transparency and industry best practices for sustainability rankings, according to Sustainability’s Rate the Raters project

 Paris Climate Change Conference - November 2015
The Paris UN Climate Conference represents an historic opportunity to put the world on course to meet the climate change challenge. The world needs a new model of growth that is safe, durable and beneficial to all. The twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) and the eleventh session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP) took place from 30 November to 11 December 2015, in Paris, France

 SR Monitor: How to link CSR to water use?
“the social responsibility of business is to increase its profits”. Friedman was one of the CSR sceptics, and claimed that companies should think profit and not involve in governmental affairs. However, CSR is a management idea that especially has reached out to media and public interest since the economic crisis in 2008. “Most large companies, and even some smaller ones, now feature CSR-reports, managers, departments, or at least CSR-projects and the subject is increasingly promoted as a core area of management, next to marketing, accounting, or finance”

 Simplifying and Linking the Sustainable Development Goals
With great challenges comes the opportunity for great action and impact. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals—also known as the Global Goals—are so inclusive and comprehensive that some people worry the agenda is in danger of collapsing under its own weight

 Fortune Recognizes CEMEX´s Positive Impact in the World
CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”) (NYSE: CX) announced today that it has been included in Fortune’s Change the World list, a ranking that recognizes 50 companies worldwide that have made a sizable impact on major global social or environmental problems as part of their competitive strategy. In the 16th place, CEMEX is the only Latin-American based company included and the only company from the construction materials sector

 Humana Releases 2014-2015 Corporate Social Responsibility Progress Report
Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, today published its 2014-2015 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Progress Report. In the report, Humana shares highlights of its commitment to making it easy for people to achieve their best health

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