Hilton Worldwide recently announced a new mattress recycling program. The program, which will be in all of its brands in the U.S., will recycle approximately 85 percent of its hotels’ mattresses and box springs.
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.
TriplePundit is partnering with Shareable.net to produce a series on the sharing economy – that breed of new businesses that boosts the economy and builds community all without increasing consumption. And we’re using Indiegogo to host it.
Kimberly-Clark Professional announced last week that it is the first major tissue manufacturer to introduce products that contain non-tree fibers to the North American market.
Organic egg producer Vital Farms wants to expand its pastured farm network. And so far, it isn’t having any problem finding crowdfunding supporters to help “free the birds.”
San Francisco has established itself as a global leader in waste management by diverting 77 percent of its waste away from landfills and incinerators. It is on track to meet its goal of zero waste by 2020.
Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is the first environmental agency in North America to release a Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) report
We’re excited to be launching a new collaboration with CSRWire and a new TriplePundit tool: A moderated stakeholder Twitter chat for companies. The first chat is with Walmart on November 12.
Crocs has issued its first sustainability report. The report outlines the company’s sustainability efforts across three categories: workplace and supplier standards, environmental management and community engagement.
The Net Impact panel, Transformational Innovation & Iconic Branding: Scaling Social & Business Impact, provided three case studies of small brands doing big things, including a Belgian chocolatier, a homeless agency in Atlanta, and a Native American nation.
Bill Roth interviews Executive Vice President Jonathan Yohannan of Cone Communications about the latest survey by Cone Communications, Corporate Social Return Trend Tracker.
SAP today rolls out two new cloud computing solutions that provide manufacturers and their supply chains the ability to manage sustainability data.
Marc Bolland, CEO of Marks & Spencer, addressed the audience at BSR a week ago. I couldn’t stop thinking that even if 15 or 20 percent of the CEOs were thinking and acting like Bolland, we would be in a much better place now.
A research team at the New York Institute of Technology has come up with an innovative way to cut recovery costs from natural disasters and has turned to Kickstarter to fund the next stage.