Last week’s tragic death of Rebecca Tarbotton marks a sad start to 2013; the Executive Director of Rainforest Action Network died in an accident Wednesday.
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.
Puma asked a group of independent experts to review its new Environmental Profit & Loss framework (E P&L), and comment on its methodology, benefits and where it can be improved. The experts’ report gave a thumbs up to Puma’s E P&L and provides us with some more optimism for the year ahead.
A report by the International Labor Rights Forum exposes how apparel companies know about the fire hazards in garment factories, but do not publicly disclose that knowledge, which puts workers in jeopardy.
One of Ford’s waste diversion initiatives, called the “Ford Core Recovery Program,” keeps adding new parts to the company’s recycling list.
Gift-giving can play an important role in our society, specially during Christmas. The purchasing process can be a negative experience for the person who is buying, but it is always beneficial for retailers who often rely on holidays to increase the overall profit for the year. Has the meaning of holidays gotten lost in our materialistic world?
In November, two leading green news websites, Mother Nature Network (MNN) and TreeHugger, announced their intention to merge. Now that the work has begun, TriplePundit caught up with TreeHugger Editor-in-Chief, Meaghan O’Neill and MNN CEO Joel Babbitt to find out how things are going and what the future holds.
The Latino population is the fastest growing demographic in the United States. According to the Pew Hispanic Center, approximately 800,000 Hispanic residents turn 18 every year. Those numbers speak volumes to political analysts, who believe that a politically engaged Latino voting bloc could have a significant impact on the country’s future political landscape when it comes to immigrants’ rights, the economy and other pivotal issues. But according to the advertising and marketing firm Saatchi and Saatchi, the numbers also reflect an untapped resource for another sector: the green industry and corporate sustainable responsibility (CSR) marketing.
DHL, the international logistics company, announced earlier this month that its Japanese supply chain division developed environmentally friendlier containers to ship precision equipment.
Traditional definitions of poverty suggest an individual or family is lacking the proper food, shelter, and clothing to survive. However, according to scholar James Q. Wilson, “The poorest Americans today live a better life than all but the richest persons a hundred years ago.”
Democratic finance is a new way to invest your money that doesn’t involve trusting banks. Instead, you can make investments in renewable energy projects that power communities, and in return for investing you get a sensible amount of profit.
CSRHub marked the fifth anniversary since our founding. It’s a remarkable milestone, and we feel we have accomplished more than anyone thought possible when we first formed our company. Our latest “big data” set contains more than 20,000,000 data elements.
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U.S. EPA has tried to reduce use of R-22 by imposing strict quotas on its production. Since 2010, the agency has also banned sale of new air-conditioning units containing the compound, and has promoted recycling of the gas from old machines so it will not be released. Despite these efforts, the agency has drawn criticism for not doing enough.