Millennials offer great promise as digitally native, philanthropic, business-minded world citizens, and the companies who can attract and leverage millennial talent will soon have an advantage over those who don’t. We discussed these topics and more today, in honor of the UN’s International Youth Day!
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: Rethink Reuse
“An item of clothing that may not have relevance to one person could mean the world to someone else,” explains Joi Gordon, CEO of Dress for Success.
Scholars and researchers affiliated with the nation’s top think tanks often moonlight as corporate board members, lobbyists and outside consultants, a New York Times investigation revealed this week.
Data as a critical part of any company’s sustainability strategy is here to stay. The question for companies, then, is not whether they measure their efforts, but how they measure what matters most to their stakeholders and the communities they serve.
SPECIAL SERIES: MGM Defining Thought Leadership
What makes a diversity leader? We spoke with two highly successful consultants about what shaped their decision to become “diversity pioneers” and the message that is defining today’s businesses.
Envision Solar, which manufacturers solar-powered electric vehicle chargers and portable “solar tree” arrays in the U.S., is working with advocacy groups to increase veteran hires.
The communication gap between investor relations and sustainability departments is leaving investors without a full picture of corporate performance and unable to fully integrate environmental, social and governance factors into decision-making.
According to a humanitarian aid group, Pfizer’s and GSK’s stubborn refusal to lower their price for critical vaccines at refugee camps in Greece has put children at risk.
According to some organized labor groups, the treatment of workers at one of Chipotle’s key suppliers should give its customers and stakeholders pause for thought.
TriplePundit sat down with Sandra Stumbaugh, VP of communications for Fair Trade USA, and Justin Dillon, CEO of Made in A Free World, to discuss the ways their companies work with brands to inspire, educate and inform their audiences about ethical purchasing.