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
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.
The last six months have brought an unprecedented number of Walmart strikes, with many more likely coming on Black Friday. These strikes follow a handful of others in California and Chicago in September.
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
By focusing on continuous sustainable process improvements, First Data has established itself as the market leading payment processing company.
A recent research study found that in their drive for transparency, companies are losing sight of the big sustainability picture. It was as if each company had simply placed a picture frame around their own sustainability activities and called that the big picture.
Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps launched a crowdfunding campaign called, “Help Dr. Bronner’s Fight Malaria in Eastern Ghana” on Indiegogo.com to raise money to buy mosquito nets.
A new PwC report provides a clear message for companies, presenting the various ways climate change can reshape their business environment, why companies need to reevaluate their risk approach as soon as possible and how, exactly, they should build business resilience.
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.
In January 2012, California began to recognize B Corps and Flexible Purpose Corps. While B Corps have been covered, Flex-Cs have not been as analyzed, likely because, so far, only California recognizes them. This article examines Flex Cs, and determines if they are as beneficial as B-Corps.
100% recycled, molded pulp replacing PVC: this is the dream of PulpWorks, Inc., a new company designing custom packaging (some of it very beautiful).
H&M is the top user of organic cotton in the world for the second consecutive year, according to Textile Exchange’s latest Global Sustainable Textiles Market Report.
The CFO is perceived in many companies as a potential source of resistance to CSR programs. There’s one company where this is not an issue at all – Walt Disney.