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.

Airbnb Ups the Ante on Refugee Commitment

Last week Airbnb offered free housing to refugees and others affected by the controversial U.S. travel ban. In an email to users, the company said it was encouraged by the outpouring of support and planned to up the ante by housing 100,000 people in need over the next five years.

97 Top Tech Companies Line Up Against Trump

Donald Trump is bleeding support from top U.S. business leaders by the bucket: In the latest news, 97 top tech companies joined in one massive legal brief against the so-called Muslim ban.

Make the Most of All Your Company’s Assets

No successful company gets very far in the world by squandering its assets. This idea seems obvious enough, but considering the fact that a World Bank projection estimates the world will produce nearly 11 million tons of trash daily in less than a century, it’s clear that not everyone has received that simple message.

CVS Health Pledges $10 Million for Women’s Heart Health

CVS Health plans to raise $10 million for women’s cardiovascular research and education. The company will also offer free health screenings across the country on Valentine’s Day to promote women’s heart health.

How ‘Choice Theory’ Can Bring Harmony to Your Organization

Employee engagement suffers when leaders try to control others’ behavior. Instead, leaders should adopt seven caring habits to create a non-coercive, self-evaluative environment, as outlined in William Glasser’s Choice Theory of management.

Deutsche Bank Says It Will Stop Funding New Coal Projects

As of this week, Deutsche Bank will no longer offer new financing for coal mining or coal-fired power plant projects. The move comes at a time when big banks are under increasing pressure to divest from fossil fuels, particularly controversial projects such as the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines.