The UK NGO Fairtrade Foundation has completed a study that insists that fair trade cotton has numerous benefits, including one-fifth of the the social and environmental impacts of conventionally-grown cotton.
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 Community Reinvestment Act was supposed to right many of the wrongs that led to unfair lending practices. But a new study shows it isn’t working.
Emellie O’Brien is the founder and president of Earth Angel, the only sustainability consultancy servicing film and television production on the East Coast.
United can look to some of its peers in the North American airline sector for a few pointers on how to treat customers well (beyond, you know, not physically assaulting them).
Fox News pundit Bill O’Reilly built his career by advocating for boycotts, but his loss of “The O’Reilly Factor” underscores how and why boycotts really work.
Thanks to improved closed-loop recycling facilities, three Ford plants are conserving enough aluminum to manufacture 51 commercial jetliners a month.
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.
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.
SPECIAL SERIES: Building Healthier Communities
What’s the secret to improving public health at the local level? We speak with Dr. Garth Graham, president of the Aetna Foundation, to find out how the 501(c) is helping to transform America’s inner cities and small communities with philanthropy.
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.
The lack of diversity in the workplace is well known because people are talking about it. The next step is to do something about it. Here are a few examples of startups working on diversity-focused services.
3p recently caught up with APP’s Aida Greenbury to discuss the company’s recent achievements, challenges, and her views on what the pulp and paper industry can do to stop deforestation worldwide.
Despite a recent court ruling in its favor, California’s cap-and-trade program faces uncertainty — but legislators are gearing up to extend its lifespan far past 2020.
The risks inherent in a globalized linear economy are manifest. Resource and economic shocks reverberate across the globe. This increased vulnerability comes at a price.
Dr. David Dao, the 69-year-old physician who sustained injuries when he was dragged off a United Airlines flight on Sunday, is being called the “poster boy” for passengers who feel they have been “bullied” by airlines. But what lessons should businesses take from this episode, which could very well cost United its market share in Asia?