09 May '11, 9am

Bloomberg's Sustainability Edge

Bloomberg's Sustainability Edge

Hit the “About” button at the top of Bloomberg’s home page and you’ll get straight to the company’s founding principle back in 1981, that “bringing transparency to capital markets through access to information could increase capital flows, produce economic growth and jobs, and significantly reduce the cost of doing business.” That certainly fits into the CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) model, though historically Bloomberg has applied the transparency principle to other companies and not to itself. However, as stated by Bloomberg chairman Peter Grauer on page 9 of the report, the value of the company’s sustainability strategy because apparent within just a few years of implementation, and that made self-reporting almost inevitable as part and parcel of being a good corporate citizen. In effect, Bloomberg’s sustainability savings turned the transparency trick neatly ba...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/05/sustainability-bloomb...

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