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.
ExxonMobil is trying to exclude a climate change proposal from this year’s proxy ballot, and if the oil and gas giant succeeds, its shareholders won’t be able to vote on the proposal at the company’s annual general meeting on May 25.
Today is the last day to apply for AT&T’s Aspire Accelerator—a customized 6-month program for Ed-Tech entrepreneurs. Selected ventures will receive financial, mentoring and business support from the telecom giant and top ed-tech advisors.
Change isn’t an easy process in any organization. The challenge for many CSOs is getting their boards and corporate leadership to think beyond short-term quarterly and yearly earnings and realize the substantial value that sustainable thinking can have on mid- to long-term growth.
Positive Luxury unveils trends and makes predictions for sustainability in the luxury industry. Global conditions, changing consumer expectations and a modern business landscape require sustainability as an industry priority.
Companies around the world are coming to the realization that women are crucial to corporate social responsibility. But how do they ensure that their inclusion of women is not done in a superficial manner?
The U.S. stole the top spot for women entrepreneurship in the 2015 Global Women Entrepreneur Leaders Scorecard, but that doesn’t mean it always offers a supportive environment for women entrepreneurs.
The Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare 2015 Report brings the topic of how animals are treated to the ongoing industry discussion of corporate responsibility.
Supply chains represent a significant source of greenhouse gas emissions reductions and climate-related risks to companies. So, how are suppliers assessing and managing climate risks?
The Super Bowl 50 Host Committee says this year’s game will be the greenest one yet. The committee aims to achieve a “green legacy” by putting together what it describes as a “net-positive” event.
Cotton supports about 250 million people globally. But conventional cotton growing is just not sustainable. We spoke with Anita Chester, head of sustainable raw materials for the C&A Foundation, to find out more.
On Monday, Best Buy announced some significant and unfortunate changes to its electronics takeback and recycling program. Barbara Kyle of the Electronics TakeBack Coalition explains.
People around the country are rallying behind Flint, Michigan, and sending bottled water to residents in the wake of the city’s ongoing drinking water crisis. Some companies even pledged to continue until the problem is resolved. But will it be enough? And what to do with all that plastic?