Category: Corporate Responsibility
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.
SPECIAL SERIES: In Our Sights: a Signed Climate Commitment in Paris
Now that we’ve all had a chance to celebrate, the hard work begins. Here are some of the ways the business sector will be involved in meeting those individually determined national contributions (INDCs) that were made public in Paris.
In 2016, the key to a strong future and a perpetually winning team lies with corporate social responsibility (CSR). But the mere existence of a CSR program is not enough to create a winning team; it needs to be authentic, tied to business objectives and considerate of your employees.
Alaska Airlines recently reupholstered more than 6,000 seats within its fleet — and it found a creative solution for all of that unwanted leather.
Over the next two weeks, the dating app Tinder will partner with the National Health Service (NHS) to raise awareness about organ donations in the United Kingdom.
Collaboration among different actors is not only paramount, but it is also the sole route to successfully addressing the challenges we face, argues Petra Kuenkel, author of “The Art of Leading Collectively.”
Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, recently announced that they would give 99 percent of their Facebook shares, worth more than $45 billion, to charitable purposes.
A global climate agreement is crucial for low-income people in the United States, who are on the front lines of climate change impacts, like the poor in every nation.
Swiss multinational Nestle has recently come forth admitting evidence of trafficking within the company’s own supply chains. It has pledged to improve its traceability practices, but what happens to a company’s responsibility progress when the spotlight fades? How have others succeeded or failed once media attention shifts?
Volvo announced last week that it is leaving the National Mining Association over the lobbying group’s opposition to President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan.
I’m over Greenland headed home to San Francisco and just got the news that a strong climate agreement has been reached back in Paris. Peeking out the window to see ice caps brought a tear to my eyes, when I realized they don’t actually have to melt.
We will share details on the agreement in the coming days. In the mean time here are some reactions from NGOs who were official observers at the talks:
Entrepreneurs who are growing the Certified B Corps movement need to learn from their elders’ mistakes. But B Corps in 18 states are defenseless against corporate predators. And in 11 of these states, they’re fooling themselves.