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.
ISSP’s certification efforts do not seek to limit who can be engaged in sustainability work. Rather, ISSP and its partners are trying to ensure that those who are engaged have sufficient knowledge, skills and abilities to really make the efforts count. ISSP looks forward to helping expand the number of organizations and individuals improving sustainability practices everywhere. There is no time to waste.
Today, Mondelēz International, United Nations Development Program (UNDP), World Resources Institute (WRI) and TriplePundit came together for a conversation about cross-sector partnerships and their importance post-COP21, at #PartnersNow.
Two of the world’s largest fossil fuel companies are under fire for failing to disclose climate risk to their investors. What does it say about the SEC that they were able to get away with it for so long?
For more than 25 years, a group of merchant women dubbed Las Tías (“the aunts) have provided vocational training and other services to the children of Leon, the capitol of Nicaragua’s civil war.
The dynamics of the armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Oregon have shifted dramatically, with the arrest of Ammon Bundy and a number of his supporters.
SPECIAL SERIES: Skills-Based Volunteering
Boehringer Ingelheim’s skills-based volunteer program is a leading example of how a company can leverage its employees’ experience and expertise to better the community in which they operate.
The scathing report from Global Justice Now accuses the foundation of cozy relationships with big corporations, and a general lack of efficacy in tackling the challenges that form the core of its mission.
Gap, Inc. just set an ambitious climate change target: The clothing retailer wants to cut its absolute greenhouse gas emissions in half by the end of 2020, using last year as a baseline.
Today, Essilor’s chief corporate mission offer and guests panelists from the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and Business Fights Poverty joined us to discuss the global economic and social benefits of vision correction.
California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris launched an investigation into ExxonMobil for failing to report climate change risks to shareholders and lying to the public about those risks.
At nearly 15,000 feet above sea level, the highland regions surrounding Peru’s Mount Salkantay are home to the most elevated forests in the world. But locals say these forests are under threat.