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CSRHub's Cynthia Figge Speaking at Skytop Strategies CSR 2.0 Conference

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 7, 2016 9:58:00 AM / by Cynthia Figge

Skytop CSR 2.0

Join Skytop Strategies CSR 2.0 Conference, where our
Co-founder and COO, Cynthia Figge, will be moderating the Performance Drivers: Big Data, Transparency and CSR panel. This conference will be held on April 20th in San Francisco, California.  CSRHub will also be a strategic partner of this conference.

Skytop’s CSR 2.0 Conference will be attended by Corporate Responsibility Officers, Heads of Marketing and Strategy, and Human Capital Executives, with the goals of engaging, discovering as well as applying corporate social responsibility strategies.

For more information, please click here to visit Skytop Strategies website for the conferences agenda.

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Watch CSRHub Co-Founder & CEO Bahar Gidwani on CUNY!

[fa icon="calendar'] May 14, 2015 10:37:27 AM / by CSRHub Blogging

Brian Lehrer Live PBS
See Bahar Gidwani’s interview with Brian Lehrer aired Wednesday, May 13th at 7:30 p.m. ET on CUNY channel in NYC. The interview is also available online here. They discuss CSRHub’s big data approach to rating all companies on their sustainability performance.

Bahar Gidwani

Bahar is joined by Kevin Hagen, Director of Corporate Responsibility at Iron Mountain, a leading provider of storage and information management services. Kevin was previously head of CSR for REI.

Brian Lehrer, the popular Peabody Award-winning host of WNYC Radio's Brian Lehrer Show, hosts an hour-long weekly television show on a wide variety of topics, including the digital age and how it’s transforming our world; new social and political trends; entrepreneurs of change; New York City politics; grassroots environmental efforts; one-of-a-kind, timely stories in the news; and innovative inventions and apps.

Image courtesy of  http://www.cuny.tv/show/brianlehrer


Bahar GidwaniBahar Gidwani  has built and run large technology-based businesses for many years. Bahar holds a CFA, worked on Wall Street with Kidder, Peabody, and with McKinsey & Co. Bahar has consulted to a number of major companies and currently serves on the board of several software and Web companies. He has an MBA from Harvard Business School and an undergraduate degree in physics and astronomy. Bahar is a member of the SASB Advisory Board. He plays bridge, races sailboats, and is based in New York City.

CSRHub provides access to corporate social responsibility and sustainability ratings and information on 14,400+ companies from 135 industries in 127 countries. Managers, researchers and activists use CSRHub to benchmark company performance, learn how stakeholders evaluate company CSR practices and seek ways to change the world.

 

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Commit!Forum Right Around the Corner - Special Offer

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 23, 2013 9:00:53 AM / by CSRHub Blogging

Commit! Forum

Are you improving the role of business in society? You’re the CEO, board member, or head of corporate responsibility.   You’re an investor, investment analyst, blogger, or member of the media.  You’re a leading member of the academy, graduate student, or dedicated professional.  You’ll get a year’s worth of connections and data in hours.

Do you lead your company’s responsible, sustainable, and transparent practices? You’re the head of corporate responsibility, sustainability, or governance.  You lead environment, heath, & safety or human rights, supply chain, or risk management.  You head up communications, marketing, or brand awareness.  You’ll get practical tools to implement the next day.

The annual COMMIT!Forum calls on business and sustainability leaders to share their insights on how to improve the role of business in society and how corporate responsibility and sustainability drive sales, save money and improve asset values.

Join the world’s leaders shaping the face of corporate responsibility October 8-9, 2013 in New York City, NY!

Learn more and register here. CSRHub members can enjoy a 40% discount!

Simply select Sponsor/Speaker/Guests/Press, then enter ID Code: CSRHUB.

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Agrion Energy Summit Right Around the Corner!

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 15, 2013 9:37:30 AM / by CSRHub Blogging

Agrion Energy Summit & Sustainability Meeting

CSRHub CEO and Co-founder Bahar Gidwani will be speaking at the Agrion Energy Summit & Sustainability Meeting, February 19-20, 2013, in New York, NY. Joining Bahar’s conference panel, Materiality of ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) Factors and Data Transparency, will be:


Meyer Frucher
Vice Chairman, NASDAQ OMX Group
Barbara Pomfret
Senior ESG Analyst, Bloomberg LP
Joyce Haboucha
Director of Socially Responsive Investments, Rockefeller & Co.
Matt Orsagh
Director of Capital Markets Policy, CFA Institute

The panel includes both those who generate data and those who receive and analyze it and we will seek to understand how to improve the reliability and transparency of sustainability data.

CSRHub members can use coupon code 2250 when registering at www.agrion.org/new-york2013 for a very generous discount ($400 value)!


Bahar Gidwani is a Cofounder and CEO of CSRHub. Formerly, he was the CEO of New York-based Index Stock Imagery, Inc, from 1991 through its sale in 2006. He has built and run large technology-based businesses and has experience building a multi-million visitor Web site. Bahar holds a CFA, was a partner at Kidder, Peabody & Co., and worked at McKinsey & Co. Bahar has consulted to both large companies such as Citibank, GE, and Acxiom and a number of smaller software and Web-based companies. He has an MBA (Baker Scholar) from Harvard Business School and a BS in Astronomy and Physics (magna cum laude) from Amherst College. Bahar races sailboats, plays competitive bridge, and is based in New York City.


CSRHub provides access to corporate social responsibility and sustainability ratings and information on nearly 7,000 companies from 135 industries in 82 countries. By aggregating and normalizing the information from 200 data sources, CSRHub has created a broad, consistent rating system and a searchable database that links millions of rating elements back to their source. Managers, researchers and activists use CSRHub to benchmark company performance, learn how stakeholders evaluate company CSR practices and seek ways to change the world.

 

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CSRHub’s Bahar Gidwani Speaking at Agrion Energy Summit

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 7, 2013 9:00:20 AM / by Bahar Gidwani

CSRHub CEO and Co-founder Bahar Gidwani will be speaking at the Agrion Energy Summit & Sustainability Meeting, February 19-20, 2013, in New York, NY.  Joining Bahar’s conference panel, Materiality of ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) Factors and Data Transparency, will be:


Meyer Frucher
Vice Chairman, NASDAQ OMX Group
Barbara Pomfret
Senior ESG Analyst, Bloomberg LP
Joyce Haboucha
Director of Socially Responsive Investments, Rockefeller & Co.
Matt Orsagh
Director of Capital Markets Policy, CFA Institute

The panel includes both those who generate data and those who receive and analyze it and we will seek to understand how to improve the reliability and transparency of sustainability data.

CSRHub members can use coupon code 2250 when registering at www.agrion.org/new-york2013  for a very generous discount ($400 value)!

 


Bahar Gidwani is a Cofounder and CEO of CSRHub. Formerly, he was the CEO of New York-based Index Stock Imagery, Inc, from 1991 through its sale in 2006. He has built and run large technology-based businesses and has experience building a multi-million visitor Web site. Bahar holds a CFA, was a partner at Kidder, Peabody & Co., and worked at McKinsey & Co. Bahar has consulted to both large companies such as Citibank, GE, and Acxiom and a number of smaller software and Web-based companies. He has an MBA (Baker Scholar) from Harvard Business School and a BS in Astronomy and Physics (magna cum laude) from Amherst College. Bahar races sailboats, plays competitive bridge, and is based in New York City.


CSRHub provides access to corporate social responsibility and sustainability ratings and information on nearly 7,000 companies from 135 industries in 82 countries. By aggregating and normalizing the information from 200 data sources, CSRHub has created a broad, consistent rating system and a searchable database that links millions of rating elements back to their source. Managers, researchers and activists use CSRHub to benchmark company performance, learn how stakeholders evaluate company CSR practices and seek ways to change the world.

 

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