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.

After the Climate Summit: The U.N.’s Way Forward

As a group of sustainability professionals, nonprofit leaders and reporters filed into a U.N. panel discussion at SXSW Eco, we all had one question on our minds: What happens next?

8 Companies Working to Eliminate Hunger

Thursday, Oct. 16, is World Food Day — an annual day of action against hunger. While spreading awareness on World Food Day is great, it takes year-round action to secure real change. With that in mind, this week we’re tipping our hats to eight companies that are working to eliminate hunger worldwide.

Walmart Commits to More Sustainable Food. Is it Serious?

On Monday, Walmart held its second semi-annual Global Sustainability Milestone Meeting and announced a new pledge to help create a more sustainable food system. Taken at face value, the country’s largest food retailer appears to be making a real commitment to help develop a healthier, more affordable, and less environmentally damaging food supply. But how exactly is it planning to increase the sustainability of the food it buys and sells?

3p and HP Hosted #LivingProgress Twitter Chat LIVE from SXSW Eco

Join TriplePundit’s Founder, Nick Aster, and HP’s Senior Director of Strategy and Communications, Chris Librie, for a live discussion on the challenges and opportunities facing us today at #LivingProg on October 7 at Noon PST/3 p.m. EST.

Are B Corps Relevant Outside of the U.S.?

Although the B Corp movement originally started in Pennsylvania, more than 30 percent of all Certified B Corps are now based outside of the United States.

A West Coast Perspective On Sustainability

Sustainability consultant Andrew Wilson of Corporate Citizenship finds that businesses in San Francisco are ahead of the curve when it comes to corporate responsibility.

Brazilian Startup Solidarium Connects Artisans with the Global Marketplace

“The whole idea of Solidarium is to create the largest distribution network for handmade products in the world,” founder Tiago Dalvi told Triple Pundit. The company, which allows local artisans to sell their products in an online marketplace, hopes to reach 1 million people over the next five years.

Corporate Donors Pledge Support for Syrian Refugees

Five of the initiatives announced at the Clinton Global Initiative’s tenth annual meeting will help Jordan and other Mideast nations cope with the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis.

U.S. Promises Action on U.N. Human Rights Principles

Last week, the U.S. State Department announced that the government would develop a National Action Plan to “promote and incentivize responsible business conduct,” in line with the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs).