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.

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Video Interview: Peter Graf, CSO EVP at SAP

I had a chance to sit down with Peter and talk about SAP’s recently released integrated report, the process for putting it together and how it has benefitted the company. We also talked about some of the company’s recent accomplishments in committing to 100% renewable energy and a new foray into free online sustainable business education.

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Supply Chain Worker Rights: From Good Intentions to Implementation

Today, worker rights might even be considered an oxymoron. But it’s a struggle well worth engaging as both a holding action and in efforts to bring workers across the globe living wages, safe working conditions and better standards of living.

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Can Technology End Overfishing?

Back in 2002, Thomas Kraft, managing director of Norpac Fisheries Export, came up with the idea of electronically tracking the fish the company captures and sells. Soon after Norpac’s electronic monitoring system was up and running two years later, Kraft realized that the technology the company developed was not only an effective management tool, but it could also help the company trace fish through the supply chain and guarantee its products were not caught using illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing practices.

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Durability: The Missing Piece of the LCA Puzzle

Product durability is often an under-represented facet of product stewardship. Cradle-to-grave life cycle analysis (LCA) aims to capture the impact of a single product on the environment, from a “supply” point of view. While informative, a single item LCA obscures the overall impact of the demand life of the product in question.

Oscar-nominated actor and longtime environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio recently purchased an EV racing team to inspire drivers to go electric.

3p Weekend: 5 Celeb-Backed Green Marketing Campaigns We Can Actually Get Behind

Celeb-backed environmental campaigns are often sigh-inducing displays of greenwashing, but we’re all for giving a pat on the back when things are done right. Creative green marketing campaigns incorporating celebrities can bring the conversation to a far wider audience — an ultimate necessity if we hope to move the needle forward on issues like climate change and ocean health. With that in mind, this week we rounded up five celebrity-backed marketing campaigns that we can actually get behind.

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The Economic Case for Peace

Last month, a report from the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), further makes the case that violence, in all its forms, is economically devastating and downright bad for business.