In this four part series sustainability writer Tara Gould explores the position of the ethical fashion and skincare industry and asks whether, in our pursuit of beauty, we can ever entirely avoid damage to people and planet.
Category: Corporate Responsibility
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.
Consumers really care about a company’s corporate social responsibility track record. According to research, only 17 percent of consumers surveyed would consider referring a company that doesn’t deliver on CSR promises. So what does that tell us about who will be leading our CSR values in 2014?
Tessie Topol, VP of Corporate Social Responsibility, Time Warner Cable, talks about her career, inspiration and recent accomplishments in our Women in CSR series.
This is a great story to close 2013 with as this isn’t just another story about an innovative technology introduced by an innovative company – this story exemplifies the current path of sustainable business, including its opportunities, difficulties and challenges.
There has been a longstanding urban legend about Wall Street being a good ole boys’ club, sexist and exclusive with a cornucopia of decadent rewards for those on the inside, rewards that a recent blockbuster film has done much to sensationalize. A Bloomberg article last week revealed that much of this is indeed, factual, and is directly linked to college fraternity culture.
Recent years have seen an explosion of start-ups focused not only on generating profit, but also bettering the planet and everyone living on it. Whether it’s tackling climate change, alleviating global poverty or reducing landfill burdens, these entrepreneurs are figuring out how to make a living while also making a difference.
While we love bringing you the daily news, it’s always a special treat here at TriplePundit to take a deep dive on a core issue in our work and bring you a variety of stories on that specific topic.
Amazon’s planned drones service and Unilever’s new project sunlight offer different paths to the future. So which of these paths will we take – the one with skies filled with drones getting packages in no time to your doorstep or the one filled with people adopting more sustainable behaviors for the sake of their children?
From the massive Bangladesh fire and factory collapse, to the horse meat scandal and ongoing international natural disasters, 2013 was a year of new issues, challenges and opportunities within CSR.
Companies do more than provide products for your lifestyle and for your home. They’re out in local and worldwide communities, providing relief from natural disasters. Here are five companies who have stepped in and given generously.
Business leaders and researchers discuss shared value opportunities for innovation and resiliency at ND-GAIN Index’s annual meeting, where they released the results from their 2013 data.