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.

Do Apple’s Tax Practices Reflect Irresponsible Capitalism?

The reports on Apple’s tax avoidance and Cook’s testimony once again brought up the question of tax fairness and what it means nowadays. To further explore this issue from a CSR perspective, we tried to answer some key questions that hopefully shed some light not just on Apple’s behavior, but also on the practice of taking advantage of tax loopholes in general.

Women in CSR: Pamela Gill Alabaster, L’Oréal

Pamela Gill Alabaster, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, Sustainable Development & Public Affairs, L’Oréal, talks about her career, inspiration and recent accomplishments in our Women in CSR series.

U.S. Army Strives to Create an Energy Informed Culture

The U.S. Army has just issued its latest policy for Operational Energy, and it provides the clearest demonstration yet that the Department of Defense is serious about transitioning the colossal machinery of the American military into a more flexible, efficient and sustainable future.

SBIO Semi-Finalist 2013 Interview: EEx Charge

Energy Efficiency Exchange, (EEx), is determined to increase the efficiency and sustainability of global supply chains by creating customized tools for those who actually use them. Their goal is to reduce risks within supply chains by starting at the bottom – factory workers.

JPMorgan Releases CSR Report Amid Negative Press

If you’re following the news there’s a good chance you’ve heard a story on JPMorgan Chase. Yet, there’s little chance it was about the company’s new CSR report released earlier this week.