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.

Has ISO 14001 Helped Change the World?

It’s been more than 20 years since the UN’s Earth Summit, held in 1992, which created the impetus for the leading environmental standard. What good has it done?

A Year in CSR: The Top 10 Trends of 2013

From the massive Bangladesh fire and factory collapse, to the horse meat scandal and ongoing international natural disasters, 2013 was a year of new issues, challenges and opportunities within CSR.

5 Examples of Corporate Disaster Relief

Companies do more than provide products for your lifestyle and for your home. They’re out in local and worldwide communities, providing relief from natural disasters. Here are five companies who have stepped in and given generously.

Interview: Shannon Schuyler on PwC’s Best Employee Engagement Program, Project Belize

Meet Project Belize, PwC’s international development leadership program. Since 2008, the firm’s professionals at all levels, from interns to senior partners, travel to Belize City every year to host financial literacy camps, provide scholarships to students, train teachers and principals, and build educational playgrounds.

Storify: #SodexoCR Chat Summary

On December 10, 2013, CSRwire and TriplePundit hosted a Twitter chat with Sodexo’s sustainability executives to discuss the global supplier’s first Integrated Report as well as its sustainability ambitions. Here are some highlights from the busy hour!

Interview: Mark Gough, Head of Sustainability for the UK Crown Estate

Each year, in advance of the Smarter Sustainability Reporting Conference, which will take place in London next year, I try to engage with some of the key speakers prior to the conference, and also check out what they’ve been doing in the sustainability space. First up this year is Mark Gough.

Why ‘Made in America’ Does Not Have to Mean ‘Unaffordable’

“Made in America” labels aren’t exactly a common sight these days. Check the tag on the shirt or pants you are wearing, and chances are it will read “Made in… [China], [Bangladesh], [Vietnam] or…” Well, you get the point. Yet, many Americans prefer to buy American made when given the opportunity.

Live Twitter Chat Today: Sodexo

Join TriplePundit and CSRWire on Dec. 10th for a Twitter Conversation w/ Sodexo on the company’s commitment to corporate responsibility and sustainability.

Women in CSR: Karin Kreider, ISEAL Alliance

Karin Kreider, Executive Director, ISEAL Alliance, talks about her career, inspiration and recent accomplishments in our Women in CSR series.