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.
Philips is investing $645 million a year in green innovation. Chairman Greg Sebasky explains the ideas behind the investment and in what direction the company is moving.
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.
While major media focuses on a doomsday model that takes us closer to global disaster, innovative models are creating alternatives now to lead us into a better future.
In response to the Greenpeace “Detox” campaign, Marks & Spencer announced new commitments to make the use of chemicals in textile production safer, including the elimination of all releases of hazardous chemicals throughout its entire supply chain and products by 2020.
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.
The British regulatory agency, the Advertising Standards Authority banned the Christian Dior mascara ad with Natalie Portman for digitally lengthening Portman’s eyelashes.
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.
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.
With improvements in technology, we are able to add “waste” to the list of renewable energy sources. Waste Management, Agilyx and Renmatix are showing promising results converting waste into energy.
While the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and National Association of Manufacturers file a lawsuit to stop or modify the SEC rule on conflict minerals, companies like GE are trying to prevent the use of them.
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?
Climate change remains such a high voltage issue for people that addressing it as a corporation can no longer be effectively marketed as a benefit to consumers.