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.
According to a humanitarian aid group, Pfizer’s and GSK’s stubborn refusal to lower their price for critical vaccines at refugee camps in Greece has put children at risk.
According to some organized labor groups, the treatment of workers at one of Chipotle’s key suppliers should give its customers and stakeholders pause for thought.
TriplePundit sat down with Sandra Stumbaugh, VP of communications for Fair Trade USA, and Justin Dillon, CEO of Made in A Free World, to discuss the ways their companies work with brands to inspire, educate and inform their audiences about ethical purchasing.
SPECIAL SERIES: MGM Defining Thought Leadership
In 2007, MGM Resorts Foundation partnered with Las Vegas diversity and community organizations to create an event that evolved into the annual Women’s Leadership Conference. Some wonder why such an event is necessary in 2016. Phyllis A. James, chief diversity officer for MGM Resorts International, has an answer.
Chemicals, when combined, can be more dangerous than alone. Yet, according to a new report from the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has failed to properly test chemical mixtures in pesticides for years, putting all of us at risk.
This time we chatted with Joe Jones, president of Big Systems, a reseller of wide-format and 3-D printers, who donated the signage and banners for the Rock The Green festival in Milwaukee.
Globalization brings complexity and uncertainty, while innovation creates new and unfamiliar realities, unprecedented situations, and potential conflict. And, when the two interact, the result can be disruptive technologies.
SPECIAL SERIES: Rethink Reuse
The relationship between the for-profit global thrift retailer Savers and the century-old mentoring organization Big Brothers Big Sisters offers a compelling case study of how such synergy can have a vast multiplying effect across communities.
The state was already sued by the U.S. Justice Department over its anti-trans “bathroom bill.” But the real clout may come from the mounting list of executives who say the law is bad for business.