Business can no longer remain a two-party system — conscious and unconscious. We need to unite around any leader or company that is doing the right thing.
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.
Last month, grocery manufacturers and retailers came together to standardize date labels on food packaging — which experts have long linked to increased food waste. But the author of pioneering food waste book “American Wasteland” insists labels alone won’t solve our problem.
While one would hope these bright students would set the bar high, the potty humor in the video is lowest-common-denominator stuff.
Despite what we have achieved so far this century, women are still at a structural disadvantage in nearly every facet of life. On this International Women’s Day, we are faced with a pressing question: What needs to be done to address this shameful state of affairs? Better data may offer part of the answer, argues Teresa Fogelberg of GRI.
So, how do you talk about a polarizing issue? How do you convince someone that the environment should be protected? That racial justice is important? That immigrants should be welcome? YouTube and Upworthy share how to navigate tricky topics on conversation and make your story go viral.
The political landscape spurs questions for people looking for their dream jobs in the impact sector. This moment presents unique challenges and opportunities for those interested in sustainability jobs, and an insider’s perspective on those challenges and opportunities can be invaluable.
Last week Donald Trump told the EPA to review an Obama-era water rule that protects rivers and streams. But Trump’s harshest critics say the president’s business properties have the most to gain from the agency taking this legislation off the books.
Last week McDonald’s said it will eliminate deforestation from its beef supply chain by 2020. But can the company really pull through on that commitment in three years?
It’s time to stop coveting the workaholic lifestyle — it’s unhealthy and ultimately unproductive. Instead, encourage your company’s employees to embrace a healthy work/life balance.
Oil companies are losing money on Canadian tar sands oil, but production continues and the Keystone XL pipeline could be the big winner.
According to a New York Times investigation, Uber engineers developed a software to identify and collect information on municipal officials who were attempting to monitor the ridesharing service.
While incoming U.S. President Donald Trump seems tied to the tired sentiment that sustainability kills business, some of the country’s most successful corporate leaders prove otherwise.
Proponents say paid family leave helps reduce turnover and costs for both employees and the business. Companies like Yum! Brands are taking that to heart with new family leave policies. And so are legislators who, backed by a coalition of business and social advocacy organizations, are calling for a revised federal family leave act.
A group of high-stakes investors is asking some of the world’s largest food companies to ramp up efforts to curb deforestation in South America.