Business leaders who actively engage with their community and its leaders earn more than money — they build the foundation for long-lasting success.
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.
VF Corp., the $12 billion apparel company that includes brands such as Timberland, The North Face and Vans, plans to root out deforestation from its supply chain.
Businesses are coming together in opposition to U.S. President Donald Trump’s controversial travel and immigration policies — a trend the American Sustainable Business Council expects to continue.
“Mass incarceration is a huge issue in the United States, and a major area of focus for our grants,” said Justin Steele, principal of Google’s charitable arm, Google.org.
U.K. grocery chain Waitrose plans to run lorries on biomethane made from food waste. And that’s not the only way it’s keeping food out of landfills.
Last week ExxonMobil quietly announced it would remove a significant portion of its Canadian tar sands oil holdings from the books. The move was, at least in part, a response to concerns about stranded assets. 3p’s RP Siegel takes a closer look.
Indoor pollutants are increasingly recognized as affecting overall health, but studies also link indoor air quality to cognitive function and mood.
This year — in a departure from the typical “what are you wearing?” awards coverage — PwC plans to highlight the causes that matter to celebrities ranging from Hamilton’s Brandon Victor Dixon to Julia Ormond (“Legends of the Fall,” “Mad Men,” “Witches of East End”).
The incessant pursuit of more in the GDP-rich world is endangering the ability of people around the world to increase their living standards, argues Katherine Trebeck of Oxfam GB.
Studies show that gross domestic product (GDP) has a direct influence on the state of philanthropy in the United States, but are the two inextricably linked?
The transitional agriculture protocol allows farmers to slowly transition to organic while charging slightly more for their wares. After releasing its first Certified Transitional product last year, plant-based food company Kashi is at it again.
Investors and insurers with over $2.8 trillion in assets under management are calling on the G-20 countries to phase out fossil fuel subsidies by 2020. They went on to say public finance that supports fossil fuels is a “key concern to the finance sector.”
This week, the NGO Mighty reached an agreement with Olam to stop deforestation for palm oil and rubber development across its land concessions in Gabon, central Africa.
Paying those extra bucks for a degree from a “highly-selective” U.S. university is worth it, say researchers — if you are a man. Females who graduated from top universities still earn 16 percent less on average compared to male counterparts from “non-selective universities.”
Everyone at a company — from the founder to its newest recruits — needs to work toward a better world. And that’s not just good for society; it’s also good for business.