New App Helps Blogs Plug into Sustainability

Written by on October 5, 2012 in Tech - No comments


A new widget designed for the WordPress platform gives publishers the possibility to embed a valuable tool to provide readers with more information about CSR performance. Created by CSRHub and called Sustainable Ratings, the widget is already used by popular web destinations such as the Huffington Post, CSRWire, TriplePundit and several other websites.

The application gives access to information on corporate social responsibility and sustainability ratings from nearly 5,000 companies from a wide range industries and across 65 countries. With the app, publishers can benchmark performance, learn how stakeholders evaluate the CSR practices of those companies and what they are doing to improve their CSR and sustainability performance.

The plug-in is free to download and easy to customize to publishers’ specific requirements, such as size or to display information about a specific company. CSRHub offers detailed information on how to install the widget and tailor it to specific needs.

Widgets galore

There are several other widgets on offer to suit all types of blogs and websites. For example, Green Living Tips offers tips on how to live a greener lifestyle while World of Good will track all types of ethically sourced and eco-friendly products. Check out Widget Box to see a full list.

Image credit: CSRHub

Antonio Pasolini is a Corporate Social Responsibility writer for Justmeans, Antonio Pasolini is a journalist based in Brazil who writes about alternative energy, green living and sustainability. He also edits Energyrefuge.com, a top web destination for news and comment on renewable energy and Elpis.org, a recycled paper bag/magazine distributed from health food stores in London, formerly his hometown for over a decade. He is also a happy herbivore.

Justmeans

Justmeans is the world’s leading source of information and connections for the sustainable business industry. Founded in 2008, the company rapidly grew its online community of practitioners, investors, journalists, activists, and students to 250,000 registered users. A wide variety of companies rely on Justmeans news distribution services to create, distribute, and analyze performance on media releases related to social and environmental performance. Justmeans is also the publisher of the Social Innovation Awards and a number of leading conferences in the sustainable business industry.

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