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.

Black Friday: What We Buy Defines Us

Seventy percent of the United States’ Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is based on household consumption. In comparison, household consumption in China represents only 35 percent of GDP. For the United States, what we buy truly defines who we are

The Black Friday Guide for the Responsible Shopper

Even if you are a responsible shopper, there are some deals your tight budget might not be able to ignore on Black Friday. So, what to do? We’re here to help with 10 tips for responsible consumers just like you on how to shop this upcoming Friday, aka Black Friday.

Algae to the People! Solazyme and Propel Launch Algae Biofuel Retail Project

Transportation giants like Maersk, United and even the U.S. Navy have all been testing the waters of algae-based biofuel, and it makes you wonder when somebody will start making algae biofuel for the average guy, too. Well, wonder no more. The biofuel company Solazyme has teamed up with Propel Fuels in a one-month pilot program … Continued

Walmart Stakeholder Twitter Chat Summary

Earlier this week, in partnership with CSRWire, we hosted a twitter chat with Walmart’s Brooke Buchanan – Director, Communications & Sustainability at Walmart. If you were unable to join us live, the following is a synopsis of both the initial Q&A between our moderator team and Walmart. The chat began with some structured questions for … Continued

Clorox Adds Blog to CSR Reporting Efforts

Two years after launching its corporate responsibility site, Clorox finally launched its first corporate blog on the same topic. The content is a little bland and self-promotional so far, but it’s a work in progress.