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.

How CSR Can Serve as an Incubator for Business Ideas

It’s crucial to align your corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy with your company’s values, says Humana SVP Heidi S. Margulis. This means that all major CSR initiatives you launch will tie back in some way to the company’s mission. That’s the best way to ensure the ideas you discover could be implemented business-wide.

Best Practices to Strengthen Your Organization with Volunteers

It no longer makes sense for nonprofits to simply take whoever wants to volunteer. In order to actually grow your organization, you want to make sure you choose qualified volunteers with special skills that can be utilized. And don’t be afraid to say no!

Insurance Companies Made Millions on Hurricane Sandy

A year-long NPR investigation reveals that many citizens who lost their homes during Hurricane Sandy insist they were shortchanged on claim payouts — while insurers reaped millions in profits.

SPECIAL SERIES: Fostering Diversity and Purpose at Work

Memorial Day … Every Day

PwC Chairman Bob Moritz recently said the most significant way to memorialize the men and women who have made the ultimate of sacrifices is to honor veterans not only on one or two special days, but every day. Chris Crace, PwC’s veterans advocacy leader, explains what that means.

7 Steps to a Successful Corporate Philanthropy Program

The benefits of a corporate donation program far outweigh the costs. Andy Cummings of Versaic, which supports hundreds of corporate donation programs with its CSR management solution, shares how to make your program work.