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.

GOOD bolsters B Corp network

GOOD Now Certified as a B Corp., Bolstering the Network

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.

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Beyond Recycling: On the Road to Zero Waste

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.

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Health Insurer Humana Gamifies Fitness

Humana, a Fortune 100 healthcare company, recently got serious about its commitments: it published its first CSR report and is busy embedding CSR into its core activities. Here’s how.

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Can Collaborations Help Change Consumer Behavior?

Collaborating and partnering for change is one of the main trends in the green business space. Here are some insights on how to do it effectively from a discussion between representatives of Unilever, Recyclebank and other companies.

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Norway Doubles Carbon Tax

Norway not only plans to double its carbon tax (guaranteeing fewer emissions) but intends to use those funds to support emerging market countries making the transition to a low carbon economy, by developing renewable energy, addressing food security concerns and mitigating climate change.

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Should Walmart Use Buyer Incentives to Help Green Its Supply Chain?

Walmart decided to add sustainability performance to its buyers’ performance evaluation to ensure they will take sustainability into account in their decision-making process, but can incentives be an effective tool when it comes to working with the supply chain?