Everyone at a company — from the founder to its newest recruits — needs to work toward a better world. And that’s not just good for society; it’s also good for business.
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 32-team World Cup is usually a global gold mine for FIFA and its sponsors, which pay up to $50 million to have their brands associated with the event. But so far, sponsors aren’t flocking to align their brands with the 2018 World Cup in Moscow.
For vegan-centered businesses, our food choices aren’t just about physical health; they’re about global sustainability and long-term economics.
The Under Armour brand suffered fallout from its CEO’s praise of President Donald Trump, demonstrating that even the threat of a boycott can be enough to hurt the bottom line.
How can your company become a more engaged corporate citizen? The key is to get involved in the community in a regular, hands-on way, argues Third Federal CEO Marc Stefanski. This means going out into the community — and inviting people in.
Encouraging your employees to carpool is about more than saving fuel. You may notice other perks like a boost in employee productivity and morale.
The early days of the Donald Trump administration were certainly not boring. But amidst the cries that the sky is falling, the discerning reader can still find plenty to be optimistic about.
The electronics giant tracked customers’ watching habits and sold that data for a profit, all without informing users, according to a recent investigation. The company was fined by the Federal Trade Commission, but the punishment seems paltry for the crime.
We’re moving from a linear economy to a circular one. As such, data management, transparency and reporting are such that we can no longer rely on one-off spreadsheets and ad-hoc studies.
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Zero waste seems like a heady topic, but more and more companies are taking it on as a practical business strategy. How can something that is exceptionally good for the environment be great for the bottom line? We talk to Stephanie Barger of the U.S. Green Building Council to understand the nuts and bolts of an effective zero-waste strategy.
The Belgian development community is warming up to the possibility of cooperation with the private sector. But the collaborative model is not without its critics.