Category: Corporate Responsibility
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.
Terracycle is no stranger to challenges. The company actually seems to thrive when it comes to exploring new ways to upcycle and recycle traditionally non-recyclable waste into new products. Still, none of the items the company saved so far from landfills, including drink pouches or chip bags, is coming even close to be as challengeable as the item it is about to add to its make cash from trash machine. It’s dirty, stinky and not so easy to recycle and usually no one really wants to mess with it. Yes, we’re talking about disposable diapers. Can Terracycle convince American parents to collect and bring these diapers to collection points just for the benefit of Mother Earth?
Companies that strive to fill their board seats with women stand to benefit in several ways. Companies with female leadership often perform better, stand to reduce their fiduciary risk, and may have a better connection with a women-majority consumer base.
H&M, the global fast fashion leader, has ramped up its corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts in recent years, improving performance on labor and the environment.
By Lorna Li If you want to discover what corporate responsibility really looks like, interview 100 of the top CEOs in the world and ask them what they’re doing about our planet’s social and environmental problems. That’s what Nikki Pava did as a marketing and communications professional for many years, working with corporations in Bangkok, … Continued
The Coca-Cola company will stop funding ALEC, likely due to ALEC’s involvement in legislation promoting climate change denial and voter suppression.
Nine more companies joins the likes of Nestle, Kraft, Unilever, Adidas, Mattel and many more who have already dropped APP following the ongoing campaign Greenpeace is running against APP following a Greenpeace’s report accusing APP in cutting protected tree species in Indonesia. The list of customers that leave APP is indeed growing, but the company doesn’t seem to show any signs of change, at least for now. Even now, with nine less customers, APP seems reluctant to throw in the towel. So who wins this fight – Greenpeace or APP?
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Solar PV is perhaps what most people think of when they think of renewables (though we actually use more biomass). Solar PV can be used anywhere the sun shines as long as there is space available. Enough sunlight falls on the Earth in one hour, to meet the world’s energy demand for a year, if it could be collected.
The top eleven remarkable moments at the Wall Street Journal’s Eco:nomics Conference. The focus was on the opportunities and risks that are quickly emerging and changing across sectors within the intersection of business and environment.
A call to action for Walmart and McDonald’s to support the Create Jobs for USA program and create entrepreneurial opportunities and jobs for low-income communities.