John Howell

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The Right Way to Communicate CSR

Jun 20, 2018

“Why don’t we get credit for all the good things we do?” asked a CEO of Mark Kramer. As a cofounder and a managing director of the social-impact consulting firm FSG and a lecturer at Harvard Business School, Kramer is an authority who should have a good answer — and he does.

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Asset Managers with $15 Trillion Urge Companies to Plan Long-Term

Feb 22, 2018

A group of prominent asset managers are keeping up the pressure on companies to think long term. Organized under the title of CECP: The CEO Force for Good, nine asset managers from firms representing $15 trillion in assets under management will assemble in New York this month, taking a stand with an open letter to chief executives requesting that they look past a quarterly earnings focus and address long-term plans, “with a minimum five-year trajectory,” and include their interaction with society as part of their strategy.

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Improving Your Sustainability Report: 2018 GRI Reporter's North America Summit

Feb 22, 2018

Interest in sustainability reporting remains high, if the size of the crowd at GRI’s recent reporter’s summit is any indication. The Phoenix event sold out, according to GRI’s Alyson Genevose, who launched the summit last year so CR and sustainability pros in the Americas could hone their skills in the years between GRI’s global conference in Amsterdam.

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