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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Stories & Beer on Zero Deforestation

Join 3p ONLINE or IN PERSON for May’s “Stories & Beer” where Nick Aster will speak to Sara Santiago and Phil Covington on the issue of deforestation.

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New Syngas Production Partnership Coming for Western Canada

What do you get when you combine the resources of a forward-thinking Canadian petroleum company and an innovative American syngas company? The answer brings new fuel production possibilities to Canada’s methane-rich western provinces, and according to one source, a cheaper way to produce biogas.

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Women in CSR: Leah Seligmann, NRG Energy

Leah Seligmann, Director of Sustainability, NRG Energy, talks about her career, inspiration and recent accomplishments in our Women in CSR series.

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Solazyme Produces Algae-Based Lubricant for Cleaner Drilling and Fracking

Solazyme’s latest announcement brings the versatile the company into the oilfield services market. It features Encapso, a highly effective, encapsulated lubricant that is far cleaner than its predecessors and can also be used to enhance drilling performance and production rates.

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SPECIAL SERIES: Sustainably Attired

Green is the New Black: How Consumers Feel About Sustainable Apparel

From the beginning of civil societies, people have expressed their history, traditions, culture and occupations through clothing. From the humble beginnings of homemade garments to the fast fashion world, styles created in the sketchbooks of designers have been embraced across the globe. There is tremendous room for improving the elemental features of the fashion industry that can reinforce the relation between the maker and the user.

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Women in CSR: Nancy Cleveland, Resonate

Nancy Cleveland, Co-founder and Principal, Resonate, talks about her career, inspiration and recent accomplishments in our Women in CSR series.

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SPECIAL SERIES: Sustainable Seafood

The Power of the Consumer in Sustainable Fishing

Do consumers really have a choice about the kind of seafood that is sold in supermarkets? What about when it comes to ethical, sustainable fishing? Yes to both, says one expert, and that voice counts mightily when it comes to the survival of our marine ecosystem.