Marc Bolland, CEO of Marks & Spencer, addressed the audience at BSR a week ago. I couldn’t stop thinking that even if 15 or 20 percent of the CEOs were thinking and acting like Bolland, we would be in a much better place now.
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.
A research team at the New York Institute of Technology has come up with an innovative way to cut recovery costs from natural disasters and has turned to Kickstarter to fund the next stage.
The Walt Disney Company announced its new paper policy on October 11 which establishes guidelines for its business operations, suppliers and licensees.
If you knew some organic brands (basically the ones that have been swallowed whole by giant multinational processed food companies) have joined the dark side and were funding No on Prop 37, are you prepared to pull your money away from them?
Mobile is the future of commerce, education, and advocacy and several services are developing applications to aid the 85 percent of the world’s population that has access to a mobile phone with text and voice capabilities, especially people in developing countries.
Philips is investing $645 million a year in green innovation. Chairman Greg Sebasky explains the ideas behind the investment and in what direction the company is moving.
After years of being an active promoter of the B Corp movement, GOOD Worldwide, an L.A.-based social media platform and quarterly magazine dedicated to social change, is officially now certified as a B Corporation.
While major media focuses on a doomsday model that takes us closer to global disaster, innovative models are creating alternatives now to lead us into a better future.
In response to the Greenpeace “Detox” campaign, Marks & Spencer announced new commitments to make the use of chemicals in textile production safer, including the elimination of all releases of hazardous chemicals throughout its entire supply chain and products by 2020.
This week, Other Worlds launches the blog series “Environmental Possibilities: Zero Waste,” featuring new ways of thinking, acting, and shaping government policy. Each week, we highlight a success story in the zero waste movement.