Business leaders must constantly evolve their thinking to stay relevant and competitive, and we must become more comfortable leading through constant change. That’s why agile leadership is not only a valuable skill, but also a critical one.
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.
Trump is in trouble again, this time with the women’s rights organization Ultraviolet. The group has trained its sights on Amazon, which carries Trump’s profitable men’s clothing line, with a simple message: Dump Trump.
Many companies are staying away from Brazil in the countdown to this year’s Olympics, which is a lost opportunity for corporations seeking a platform to showcase their corporate social responsibility (CSR) agendas.
Darden Restaurants, which owns the popular Olive Garden chain, has been accused of cutting costs at the expense of its employees by issuing problem-plagued payroll cards.
Our discussion this month focused on “Innovating With Purpose,” and looked closely at the ways companies are leveraging sustainability to fuel innovation – both by developing new products and solutions and by looking for innovative ways to address social and environmental challenges.
Unilever is exploring MuCell Technology, which essentially eliminates the middle layer of a material by injecting it with air bubbles. This enables the packaging to retain its durability while using less plastic. And Unilever has no interest in keeping this technology a secret.
Following nearly a decade of calls for the regulation of e-cigarettes, the FDA announced new rules covering these nicotine-delivery devices last week. But do the regulations go far enough? Michael Green, executive director of the Center for Environmental Health, breaks it down.
If corporate social responsibility (CSR) is so important to attracting millennials, why is it that young companies known for innovation don’t have strong (if any) programs?
What are alternatives to the classic nonprofit and for-profit company structure? Learn how a social entrepreneur creates a sustainable nonprofit business model using a venture capitalist mindset.
As the Wall Street Journal reported last week, declining sales of ping-pong tables – which are ubiquitous in the open workspaces common in Silicon Valley and other tech hubs – may be a sign that the good times are coming to an end.
The Malaysian palm oil producer IOI Group is suing the RSPO in a Zurich, Switzerland court, over what it says is an unfair suspension from the global standards board for sustainable palm oil.
Food giant Mars announced it has entered into a partnership with Eneco Wind U.K. to buy electricity from Scotland’s Moy Wind Farm for at least the next 10 years.
One thing is clear: Just being transparent is not enough. The next step is figuring out how transparency can empower real changes that lead to the ethical, sustainable, accountable supply chains that consumers are demanding.