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.
Supply chain activity has come to the forefront of decision making across all types of organizations. Socio-economic conditions, civil unrest and climate change risks are just a few issues that cause interconnected organizations to grapple with complex questions, particularly when revenue-generating sources are at risk.
HP issued new guidelines to its suppliers conducting operations in China that according to the company are the first for the information technology sector.
SPECIAL SERIES: The Future of Fair Trade
How can groups that are passionate about making change work together to solve an intricate and complicated problem that spans the globe?
SPECIAL SERIES: The Rise Of The Sharing Economy
RovAir is a company that was in the sharing economy before there was a name for it…specializing in making valuable, under-utilized assets or services available to a large number of people who have an occasional need. In their case, they rent mobile hotspots.
Renewable energy investments in the U.S. had a bumper year in 2012, and Spanish wind investors, like Iberdrola Renewables, have plenty to show for it.
In this video – the fifth in a series on futureproof brands, Marc Stoiber touches on why companies like Kodak and Smith-Corona didn’t make it. And he offers a prediction for big oil.
Kathy Ireland, with a past full of sweatshops and fights with PETA, is a spokesperson for a company touting its sustainability credentials, Organic Bouquet.
Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), one of the world’s largest producers of paper and packaging, published a new ‘Forest Conservation Policy’ with unprecedented commitments to immediately end deforestation in Indonesia.
The tension between the array of voluntary standards, protocols and frameworks for sustainability along with the uneasiness stemming from the unknown changes of the GRI G4 Framework, makes us question whether GRI will still have the same muscle it has had in recent years.
Because they are inherently inhumane, gestation crates have come under fire from veterinarians, farmers, animal welfare advocates, animal scientists and consumers.
GM achieved a milestone of 7,000 metric tons of carbon reduction as the result of their investment in IdleAir, a Knoxville, Tennessee-based company that makes an innovative Advanced Travel Center Electrification service available for long-haul truckers. IdleAir provides parking stations that provide electricity, heating and cooling, as well as Internet and Satellite TV, for long-haul truckers. Using these stations eliminates the need for truckers to idle their engines during these rest stops thereby savings thousand of pounds of carbon emissions in the process