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.

Fossil Fuel Companies Pack Rooms at COP22

The Sierra Club and ExxonMobil are granted the same privileges under the rules governing the U.N.’s international climate change negotiations. This presents a clear conflict of interest, a group led by the delegations of Nigeria and Ecuador said at COP22.

3p Weekend: 9 Companies Doing Giving Tuesday Right

Next week is Thanksgiving. This day of food and family is followed quickly by a long weekend of overconsumption. From Black Friday to Cyber Monday, there are lots of ways to scoop up deals at the traditional start of the Christmas shopping season.

But for the past four years, the following Tuesday brought us back to our roots with a global day of philanthropy and giving — and it has paid dividends for nonprofits. Here are ten corporate Giving Tuesday campaigns to inspire you.

Decarbonization Beyond Paris and Marrakech

Beyond analysis of Paris scenarios, it is worth looking at some of the core drivers behind decarbonization beyond high-level policy or regulation, says EOS Climate CEO Joe Madden.

Boost Your Sustainability Initiative With an Effective Print Strategy

A company that employs 2,000 people will use enough paper to eliminate 3,600 trees every year. It would only require the consumption of seven or eight such companies to wipe out all of the trees in New York City’s Central Park. That doesn’t sound like much of a team-building exercise, does it?

Dakota Pipeline Decision by Obama Administration Due As Nationwide Protests Mount

To the ire of construction company Energy Transfer Partners, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that they will review the route and involve community groups in the discussion of the placement of the DAPL pipeline. That’s good news for the Standing Rock Sioux and a smart move for the Obama Administration as it helped defuse worldwide protests that were scheduled to take place yesterday. But will it make a difference when Donald Trump moves into the White House, since he is an investor in the pipeline?

Alaska Airlines Forest-Powered Airplane Takes Flight

The flight to D.C. was powered by a blend of conventional kerosene-based Jet-A mixed with fuel extracted from a feedstock of “forest residuals,” the limbs and branches left behind after harvesting of managed forests. Great headline, but can a project like this move the needle?

Ivanka Bangle Showcases Conflict of Interest in the Trump Era

Shortly after Donald Trump and members of his family were interviewed on 60 Minutes, Ivanka Trump Fine Jewelry sent a “style alert” to journalists to inform them that a bracelet that she wore during that news segment could be purchased for $10,800. We are on the verge of an unprecedented barrage of conflicts of interest unless Trump transitions his assets into a true blind trust.

It’s Still A Green Economic Revolution

We have a new president. Regulations will be changed, diminished or eliminated, but the green economy marches on. Coal is not coming back no matter how much president-elect Trump wishes it so. It can’t compete on price.