This category is about corporate social responsibility (CSR), a form of corporate self-regulation integrated into a business model. The goal of CSR is to embrace responsibility for the company’s actions and encourage a positive impact through its activities on the environment, consumers, employees, communities, stakeholders and all other members of the public sphere.

2018 World Cup in Russia is Toxic to Sponsors

The 32-team World Cup is usually a global gold mine for FIFA and its sponsors, which pay up to $50 million to have their brands associated with the event. But so far, sponsors aren’t flocking to align their brands with the 2018 World Cup in Moscow.

CSR 2.0: Breaking Down Community-Corporate Barriers

How can your company become a more engaged corporate citizen? The key is to get involved in the community in a regular, hands-on way, argues Third Federal CEO Marc Stefanski. This means going out into the community — and inviting people in.

Vizio Fined For Spying On Customers Through Their TVs

The electronics giant tracked customers’ watching habits and sold that data for a profit, all without informing users, according to a recent investigation. The company was fined by the Federal Trade Commission, but the punishment seems paltry for the crime.

100 Years of Encouraging Philanthropy

The charitable tax deduction for individuals has catalyzed personal philanthropy for over 100 years. Sally J. Ehrenfried of Blackbaud takes a closer look.