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.

Ivanka Trump Dines With Chinese President Xi, Receives Chinese Trademarks

April 6 was quite the night for Ivanka Trump. Not only did she enjoy a wonderful dinner with Chinese President Xi Jingping featuring the scrumptious chocolate cake her father, President Donald Trump, couldn’t stop talking about, but she also acquired approval of three trademarks from the Chinese Foreign Ministry.

How Companies Can Lead on Anti-Deforestation Efforts

Procter & Gamble has been collaborating with both its suppliers and NGOs for several years in order to increase the amount of certified pulp and paper on the market. According to the company, this push benefits not only the environment, but also many landowners’ bottom lines.

ExxonMobil Seeks Waiver to Drill in Russian Waters

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s previous leadership role in ExxonMobil could raise a few red flags if the Trump administration decides to lift sanctions on drilling in the Black Sea. Tillerson, who served as ExxonMobil’s chief executive from 2006 to 2017, has strong business ties with Russian president Vladimir Putin.

Customers Want to Go Paperless: It’s Up to You

For years, businesses have fought to get customers to opt out of paper statements and go online. But things have finally changed. It’s now the customers who are demanding paperless options.

Big Pharma Pushes Back on Arkansas Executions

Big pharma companies let out a collective sigh of relief earlier this week when two federal judges blocked Arkansas from carrying out an unprecedented string of eight executions over an 11-day period. Executions are bad PR.