After an investigation concluded that Malaysia-based IOI Group, one of the largest suppliers of palm oil on the planet, was responsible for deforestation in Indonesia, Unilever severed business ties with the company.
Category: Corporate Responsibility
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.
GSK (GlaxoSmithKline) has taken a bold step in its approach to managing its intellectual property. In an announcement made last week, the company said it would enact new policies to expand access to its medicines worldwide.
An environmental education center off Virginia’s coast is set to be certified as one of the first structures in the mainland U.S. to achieve the most advanced measure of sustainability in the built environment: a “Living Building.”
Now Chipotle wants to enter the burger market, as reported by many business news outlets earlier this week. It turns out Chipotle’s legal team has applied for the “Better Burger” trademark.
In this video shot at the Benevity User Conference, Cora McNeil explains how the Benevity software helped her team hone in on an unexpected passion among United Healthcare employees: animal welfare!
NFL executives are infuriated with the New York Times’ suggestion that the league has had longstanding ties to the tobacco industry. The NFL is now so angry at the allegations that they have demanded that the Times’ editors retract the story.
Reductions in water usage, a drop in emissions and bolder goals are among the highlights of Monsanto’s 2015 report. It also increased production of four key crops. Is that what consumers are looking for, and will its goals help us stave off climate change risks? We take a look at some of the issues facing Monsanto right now.
In less than 24 hours of living inside the Twittersphere, Microsoft’s newest artificial-intelligence experiment quickly devolved into a hateful, misogynistic, racist jerk.
Because they receive tips, many servers at restaurants such as Olive Garden are paid a minimum wage far below what the U.S. government requires for most workers. And while the company donates millions of meals annually, one Olive Garden employee reports that workers are not allowed to take leftover food home — and often rely on public assistance to get by.
Talking about your corporate social responsibility (CSR) mission won’t cheapen your efforts; it does just the opposite. Today’s consumers want to support sustainable, responsible companies with their purchases.
Dr. Neva Rockefeller Goodwin, a great-granddaughter of John D. Rockefeller, donated her energy company shares, including those of ExxonMobil, in order to help fund climate change-related research. She shared some insight with TriplePundit in a recent interview.