October 31, 2012 at 08:45 AM EDT
Wal-Mart Funds a Sustainability Consortium Office in China; Darden Restaurants Score in Newsweek’s Greenest Company Rankings; and Network for Good Releases a New eGuide for Corporations - CSR Minute for October 31, 2012

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Wal-mart is placing China at the center of its plans to fund research focused on sustainable business and supply chains, as well as to increase the standards of its sourcing and producing design. The Wal-mart Foundation is granting $2 million to The Sustainability Consortium to set up an office in China to study how best to stimulate the growth of sustainable business, and to develop reporting tools and metrics designed to measure sustainability.

Darden Restaurants has placed 198th on the Newsweek list that ranks the best environmental performers among the country’s largest publicly traded companies. Darden improved 50 spots in its rating, which analyzed 500 companies.

Network for Good has released a new eGuide for corporations. The eGuide, Rewards and Loyalty: 3 Ways to Win the Hearts of Your Consumers and Employees with Cause, tells how companies can use charitable rewards for volunteer incentives and matching grants.

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