This site is devoted to news, commentary and teaching about Corporate Social Responsibility, with a focus on New York area institutions and issues relating to the environment and labor.
The site was closed from April 2009 to June 2011 while the Principal of CSRNYC was working for the Joint Economic Committee of the Congress.
This site is updated irregularly, having been replaced on a current-news basis by a blog site - for more recent discussions and more frequent updates, go to www.csrnyc.blogspot.com.
March 12, 2013 Oxfam Ranks Brands from SRI Perspective Chris Jopnick of Oxfam USA is getting into the ranking of brands from a Socially Responsible Investor perspective. Oxfam is well positioned both to understand the sustainability issues in the food and beverage business and also to get the word out. This is an important development.
January 3, 2012 Green Prospects for 2012. The year 2011 has seen some setback for environmental progress. The 112th Congress has been called the "most anti-environment in the history of the Congress". But the marketplace has been catching up with environmental science. See comments in Sallan Foundation Snapshot.
December 30, 2011. The Cornell-Technion Campus. The green aspects of the new high-tech campus are integral to the concept of the space. The buildings will be highly energy-efficient (zero pollution) and the program that is envisioned for the campus will include green architecture, energy efficiency and renewable energy. See CityEconomist blog.