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.

Storify: Mars Twitter Chat Summary

Yesterday we, along with CSRWire, hosted an inspiring and engaging Twitter chat with the CSO of Mars – Barry Parkin. Missed it? Here’s a recap.

How Does a Twitter Chat Work?

So, you’ve learned about one of our Twitter Chats and RSVP’d? Excellent! Now, how in the world do these work? This is a step-by-step guide which should help, whether you’re completely new to Twitter or have some basic experience.

Women in CSR: Carol Clark, Anheuser-Busch InBev

Carol Clark, Vice President of Beer & Better World at Anheuser-Busch InBev, talks about her career, inspiration and recent accomplishments in our Women in CSR series.

Fast Fashion Has to Slow Down

Unfortunately, until the tragic collapse of a factory killed over 1000 women workers in Bangladesh this past April, few people were tuned in to the sustainability issues around fashion. That is beginning to change. I can only hope this is the start of a fast fashion revolution.

5 Lessons from Post-Bangladesh Action

Is fast fashion any more sustainable now due to the new safety plans signed by European and American fashion companies? How far we really are from the next tragedy? This might be a good time for a retrospective look at the events that took place after the latest tragedy in Bangladesh. Here are five lessons we can learn from them that might provide us with the answers we are looking for.

Women in CSR: Sue Briggum, Waste Management

Sue Briggum, Vice President for Federal Public Affairs for Waste Management, talks about her career, inspiration and recent accomplishments in our Women in CSR series.

Women in CSR: Lynelle Cameron, Autodesk

Lynelle Cameron, Senior Director of Sustainability for Autodesk, and President and CEO of the newly created Autodesk Foundation, talks about her career, inspiration and recent accomplishments in our Women in CSR series.

Nature’s Fortune: The Case for Investing in Nature

In Nature’s Fortune, Mark R. Tercek, president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy, makes an impassioned case that business and environmental interests can and must align for everyone’s long-term benefit.

The Issue is Trust, Not Pipelines vs. Railways

Keystone XL pipeline advocates have been quick to use the Lac-Mégantic disaster to bolster their oil pipelines vs. railways safety argument, but they could be causing the oil industry more harm than good.

Nike Launches a Free Materials App, Continues Innovative Trend

Nike’s new app is not just a valuable sustainability working tool for designers but also an interesting milestone in Nike’s journey from open innovation to systems innovation, as well as another indication of Nike’s commitment to “move past the current incremental mindset into a genuine shift of entire systems.”