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.

Google Got Me Again

Find out the prank Google played this year on unsuspecting web publishers.

Atlanta Women’s Shelter Starts Bioponics Farming Project

City of Refuge in Atlanta has partnered with Bioponica to develop a sustainable farming system that also results in zero waste. The project of waste recycling to support organic plants and fish will help COR reduce the costs of serving 20,000 meals per month. It will also provide hands-on jobs and skills training in the area of food and water self-sufficiency.

Crowdfunding Triple Bottom Line Ventures

By Jeff and Liz Helfrich By now, you’ve probably heard about crowdfunding and some of its more wild successes such as the Veronica Mars Movie (which has raised $4.1 million and counting), The Pebble ($10.2 million), or the OUYA Video Game Console ($8.5 million).  It is clear from these and many others that certain types … Continued

Bacardi Limited Meets Environmental Targets

Bacardi Limited made major environmental achievements, including reducing water use by almost 50 percent, and reducing both energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG emissions) by almost 33 percent over the last six years.

Dell Behind the Headlines

Exclusive interview with Trisa Thompson, Dell’s VP of Corporate Responsibility.

5 Quick Ways to Identify a Responsible Company

Is there a quickly way to know if a company is responsible or not? While we can’t say the answer is positive for every company, we believe it’s doable and we’re here to help with 5 ways to identify if a company is responsible for the busy yet interested global citizen.

Methane Hydrates: Energy Salvation or Worst Thing Yet?

Last week, energy researchers in Japan made a dramatic breakthrough that could have huge implications for the entire world’s energy, and since these two things are now inextricably linked, climate, future.

Metro Vancouver to Ban Organic Refuse From Landfill By 2015

Tall, colorful recycling bins are a common sight in Vancouver, BC Canada. The Greater Vancouver Regional District (also known as Metro Vancouver, or GVRD), which encompasses more than 20 cities up and down the southern coast of British Columbia, has had an aggressive recycling program in place for more than 15 years. Single family homes, … Continued

Social Footprint, the Other Business Impact

The challenges of identifying an organization’s “social footprint” are many, but businesses cannot ignore the effects their operations have on people.