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.

7 Steps to a Successful Corporate Philanthropy Program

The benefits of a corporate donation program far outweigh the costs. Andy Cummings of Versaic, which supports hundreds of corporate donation programs with its CSR management solution, shares how to make your program work.

P&G Rolls Out New Plant-Based Tide Detergent

Last week, P&G released a new Tide product that the company says has the “trusted cleaning power” of its venerable detergent, only that this “Tide purclean” has a 65 percent bio-based formula.

Twitter Chat Recap: #Schwab4Good with Charles Schwab Foundation

Today, Charles Schwab, Boys & Girls Clubs of America and TriplePundit came together at #Schwab4Good to discuss employee volunteerism, and how Charles Schwab Foundation’s national alliance with Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) makes a difference for youth in cities around the U.S.

Harpooners Buy Themselves A Beer Company

When faced with a tough financial decision, Harpoon Brewery opted not to sell to a large investor, and instead put almost half the company into an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP). Two years later, with Harpooners at the wheel, the company is growing — and its founder is now a champion of ESOPs as a solution for craft brewers nearing retirement.

Viacom Turns Up For Good

Viacom is a massive media company that’s positioned itself as a powerful force for change. And its corporate social responsibility (CSR) branch is leveraging the power of Viacom’s brands to drive action on the issues that matter.