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.
“We’re asking the company to review the financial, reputational and legal risks of continuing to sell this deadly product,” Tom McCaney of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, the lead investor on the resolution, told TriplePundit.
Instead of targeting the ‘cool kids’ with six-pack abs, Abercrombie’s apparel and stores will now focus on customers’ “best self and inner confidence.” That is quite a turnaround in messaging, but is it too late for the retailer?
By now you’ve likely heard about Mylan’s EpiPen price-hike, which happened to coincide with a $16 million pay raise for its CEO. We look at what the price-gouging scandal means from a corporate responsibility perspective.
Pre-2000, Americans took an average of 20.3 days off per year. Fast-forward to today, and the average is down to 16.2 days. Even when we know we have the time to take (and it’s the right thing to do for our health), it can still be difficult to block time off for vacation. These three tips can help you build in time to recharge.
CFOs who embrace sustainability issues will be better prepared for the future of reporting, risk management and shareholder engagement, says Don Reed of PwC.
This week we’re going straight to the city of Milwaukee, who certainly has a thing or two to say about why a festival like Rock the Green makes sense and why the city itself takes an interest in it.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car became the bulls-eye of criticism over its association with ALEC, and the company is pushing back as it insists rental-car taxes are unfair.
Homeowners often find themselves jockeying between dense government databases and Doomsday preppers’ blogs in their quest to seek out real, fact-based information about their actual solar energy costs, energy potential, and savings.
The ideal of ‘organization-as-machine,’ which was dominant throughout the 20th century, is now giving way to an ideal of ‘organization-as-living-system,’ explains biomimicry expert Giles Hutchins.
Whirlpool donated washing machines and dryers to school districts in St. Louis, and at-risk kids’ absenteeism fell from 12 to 3.5 days in one year.