Boehringer Ingelheim’s skills-based volunteer program is a leading example of how a company can leverage its employees’ experience and expertise to better the community in which they operate.
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.
The scathing report from Global Justice Now accuses the foundation of cozy relationships with big corporations, and a general lack of efficacy in tackling the challenges that form the core of its mission.
Gap, Inc. just set an ambitious climate change target: The clothing retailer wants to cut its absolute greenhouse gas emissions in half by the end of 2020, using last year as a baseline.
Today, Essilor’s chief corporate mission offer and guests panelists from the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and Business Fights Poverty joined us to discuss the global economic and social benefits of vision correction.
California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris launched an investigation into ExxonMobil for failing to report climate change risks to shareholders and lying to the public about those risks.
At nearly 15,000 feet above sea level, the highland regions surrounding Peru’s Mount Salkantay are home to the most elevated forests in the world. But locals say these forests are under threat.
A conservative think-tank backed by the Koch brothers just launched a massive anti-ethanol campaign in Iowa, six days before the country’s first presidential primary vote.
Instead of certifying a siloed specialists, the sustainability profession should seek to include and be open to everyone. In particular, let’s ensure that our profession is sufficiently diverse, before we seek to limit it.
Shifting to a circular-economy system for plastics could generate $706 billion worth of economic opportunity, according to a new report released by the World Economic Forum and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.
Open Corporates was created by two open-data activists with the goal to get the URL of every company in the world and make their financial disclosures public and searchable.
Helping our organizations become firms of the future will center on shifting our logic from mechanistic to living systems, predicts biomimcry expert Giles Hutchins. He spoke with one of the world’s most well-respected systems-theorists, Fritjof Capra, to find out more.
Vast amounts of plastic are turning our oceans into a polluted, inhospitable mess, and without strong action by governments and companies, it could get a whole lot worse.
Last week, David Koch resigned from the board of the American Museum of Natural History after 23 years. Environmental groups have been clamoring for his departure for years due to his anti-science stance on climate change. Should they declare victory, or is this all part of a Koch Industries rebranding scheme?