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Essential Workers in the Bronx Are Getting an E-Bike Boost

In the article Essential Workers in the Bronx Are Getting an E-Bike Boost, Next City discusses the city's challenges to transportation justice, how COVID exacerbated the issue for low-income f

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CSB Research Highlighted in Forbes Investigation of Corporate Sustainability

The push for corporate sustainability has seen rapid growth in recent years, but an article recently published in Forbes asks whether companies sho

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Invest NYC SDG Initiative Receives $2M from Mother Cabrini Health Foundation To Develop Long-Term Solutions to Food Insecurity

CSB's Invest NYC SDG Initiative was awarded a $2 million grant by the Mother Cabrini Health Foundatio

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Bloomberg Quint Article Highlights CSB Director Tensie Whelan’s Research on the Lack of ESG Credentials on Fortune 100 Boards

As an increasing number of companies include terms like “sustainability” and “climate change” in their filings, presentations, and earnings calls, keeping them accountable for their promises is a difficult task. 

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CSB Director Tensie Whelan Discusses How to Govern, Monitor, and Measure Sustainability

Social investing and sustainability-as-strategy are more widespread than they have ever been. As such, many corporate boards are giving increased attention to sustainability’s role in M&A, capital allocation, and capital raising.

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CSB Publishes New Case Study, “The Campaign to Reenergize ExxonMobil”

Active ownership is gaining traction as an ESG investing strategy. With the power to directly influence a company’s decision-making, investors are paying more attention to how active ownership can make substantive progress in corporate sustainability.

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Green Chemistry-Marketed Products Lead Sector Growth, Finds GC3 Report Produced with CSB

Sustainable consumerism is making waves in many sectors, including household chemical products such as dish detergent, household cleaners, skincare, pool chemicals, and many more.

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CSB and Rockefeller Asset Management Research Initiative Offers Guidance on Net-Zero Emissions

An increasing number of companies are turning to net zero as a way to reduce their environmental impact as concern surrounding global warming and climate change grows around the world.

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Washington Post Feature: CSB Director Tensie Whelan Highlights Growing Consumer Demand for Sustainable Apparel Brands

After being criticized for destroying inventory to maintain exclusivity, luxury brands are putting more focus on sustainability.

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WSJ Feature: CSB Director Tensie Whelan Advises Consumers Interested in Purchasing Carbon Offsets

Carbon offsets are gaining popularity as a way for consumers to reduce the effects of their activities on the environment.