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.

San Francisco: Zero Waste by 2020

San Francisco has established itself as a global leader in waste management by diverting 77 percent of its waste away from landfills and incinerators. It is on track to meet its goal of zero waste by 2020.

Monday, Nov 12: Stakeholder Twitter Chat With Walmart

We’re excited to be launching a new collaboration with CSRWire and a new TriplePundit tool: A moderated stakeholder Twitter chat for companies. The first chat is with Walmart on November 12.

Three Case Studies of Transcendent Branding

The Net Impact panel, Transformational Innovation & Iconic Branding: Scaling Social & Business Impact, provided three case studies of small brands doing big things, including a Belgian chocolatier, a homeless agency in Atlanta, and a Native American nation.

The Art and Sustainability of Craft Beers

At the Net Impact conference in Baltimore, craft brewmakers discussed how their industry is taking leadership on sustainability and community development.

Will Consumers Punish Prop 37’s Antagonists with Boycotts?

If you knew some organic brands (basically the ones that have been swallowed whole by giant multinational processed food companies) have joined the dark side and were funding No on Prop 37, are you prepared to pull your money away from them?