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.

Boost Employee Engagement in Three Steps

Disengaged employees cost the U.S. economy up to $550 billion per year. So, what’s the solution to this costly dilemma? These three steps can help you reap the benefits of a dedicated workforce.

3p Weekend: 10 Food Companies Going Fair Trade

Since October is Fair Trade Month, this week we tip our hats to major food and grocery companies making a shift to ethical sourcing. Did your favorite brand make the list?

Fukushima Radiation in the Pacific (Revisited)

While the level of concern suggested in my prior piece was overstated, I maintain that the situation at Fukushima is far from resolved and that is remains a serious concern, particularly in Japan.

Supporting Older Americans Through Corporate Philanthropy

Some fear aging as a time of slowing down, but many embrace it as a time to enjoy hobbies, volunteer and spend time with loved ones. While there is no magic bullet to solve the complex problems facing seniors, there are ways companies can make a difference when it comes to healthy aging.