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.

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SPECIAL SERIES: Fostering Diversity and Purpose at Work

Men Advancing the Gender Agenda

When PwC advisory consultant Peter Yobo moved from Ghana to the U.S., he found it “amazing” that American women could go to school, get jobs — even oversee the work of other men. But he soon realized that women in the U.S. face other forms of gender discrimination. In this op/ed, he shares his experience and a message for men.

A gas leak sickening residents in Los Angeles county may not be repaired until February or March.

3p Weekend: When Botched CSR Turns Deadly

In each of these events, which hit the headlines over the past two years alone, the shirking of government and corporate responsibility went beyond the shameful and into the dangerous and deadly.

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Going Galt At the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

The armed occupiers of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Harney County, Oregon, are taking too many lessons from John Galt: the fictional protagonist of Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged.”

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Shareholder Activists Tackle Methane Emissions

2015 was a big year for shareholder activism against oil and gas companies. Less than a month in, 2016 is looking like it will be even bigger. And methane is the next target.

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Another Challenge for Chipotle

Just as Chipotle hired outside food-safety consultants to help improve its food safety, it should turn to outside experts to address this lingering issue, says the CEO of American Humane Association.

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Google Launches Equity-Free Accelerator Program

In addition to equipping startup teams with top Google developers and experts, the company plans to back startups in Brazil, India and Indonesia with up to $50,000 each in equity-free funding.

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New Ben & Jerry’s Flavor Nods to Presidential Pick

If you are going to pick a consumer product to symbolize the social message of your presidential campaign, you can’t go wrong with ice cream. And if Bernie Sanders should win the Democratic candidacy, Ben & Jerry’s will have the flavor picked out for the party.

In August, TCC donated 100,000 backpacks filled with school supplies to students throughout our local communities.

How to Attract and Retain Millennials Through CSR Efforts

A meaningful corporate social responsibility (CSR) program is quickly becoming the newest way to recruit and retain today’s new generation of workers. Here are some steps to help guide your CSR program to success.