Canada’s Corporate Knights Announces Top 40 in CSR

Future 40: Responsible Corporate Leaders in Canada

The difference between Corporate Knights’ Future 40 ranking and its annual Best 50 ranking has to do with the size of the companies represented.

To make the Best 50, companies need to have at least $2 billion in revenues. Under that, companies fall into the Future 40.

The information that makes up the Future 40 is collected from publicly traded companies that disclose their environmental, social and governance data either through CSR/sustainability reports or some other publicly accessible medium. That data is aggregated by organizations such as Bloomberg. For non-publicly traded companies, reports identified by the GRI are used. Continue reading Canada’s Corporate Knights Announces Top 40 in CSR

#HAPPYPEOPLE National Geographic Kids Picture It All

Kids Find Their #Happy Place

National Geographic Kids is celebrating International Day of Happiness with a photo challenge on its MyShot kids photography community.

Budding photographers are encouraged to take a picture of what makes them happy and tag it #happy.

Pharrell Williams will pick his favorite image and it will be published in a fall issue of National Geographic Kids magazine.

Kids are also encouraged to take a pledge to make the planet happy by visiting the National Geographic Kids Happy Page here.

#HAPPYDAY The Empire Strikes Back

New York City

On behalf of the United Nations Foundation, Pharrell Williams will light the Empire State Building yellow on Friday, March 20, at 2:00 p.m. in a special ceremony honoring the International Day of Happiness.

Joining Pharrell Williams will be Aaron Sherinian from UN Foundation, Kevin Wall and Aaron Grosky from Live Earth, as well as a representative from the United Nations.

The Empire State Building will light up the skies from sunset on March 20 until 2:00 a.m. on March 21 to promote happiness and well-being as universal goals and aspirations in the lives of people across the world.