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.

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4 Ways to Create More Sustainable Corporations

The author of Corporation 2020 shares his framework for shifting the private sector towards greater social and environmental sustainability including the “four planks of change:”

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Will Carrotmob Help Unilever Change Consumer Behavior?

Helping consumers become more environmentally conscious is vital for the success of Unilever’s bold Sustainable Living Plan. The latest tool the company is using to change consumer behavior is none other than Carrotmob.

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Chipotle’s Secret Green Sauce For Winning Customers

Chipotle is showing amazing growth in these tough economic times. In addition to selling healthier food that tastes good at a competitive price from a convenient and enjoyable location, here are four key best practices.

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Pepsico Gets “Instant” Lifecycle Analysis for 1,137 Products

A five-year partnership between Pepsico, the Earth Institute and Columbia Engineering at Columbia University has yielded a new lifecycle analysis software tool designed to help companies assess the carbon footprint of their products far more quickly and with greater detail than ever before.