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.

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Storify: #SodexoCR Chat Summary

On December 10, 2013, CSRwire and TriplePundit hosted a Twitter chat with Sodexo’s sustainability executives to discuss the global supplier’s first Integrated Report as well as its sustainability ambitions. Here are some highlights from the busy hour!

Mark Gough

Interview: Mark Gough, Head of Sustainability for the UK Crown Estate

Each year, in advance of the Smarter Sustainability Reporting Conference, which will take place in London next year, I try to engage with some of the key speakers prior to the conference, and also check out what they’ve been doing in the sustainability space. First up this year is Mark Gough.

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Why ‘Made in America’ Does Not Have to Mean ‘Unaffordable’

“Made in America” labels aren’t exactly a common sight these days. Check the tag on the shirt or pants you are wearing, and chances are it will read “Made in… [China], [Bangladesh], [Vietnam] or…” Well, you get the point. Yet, many Americans prefer to buy American made when given the opportunity.

sodexo

Live Twitter Chat Today: Sodexo

Join TriplePundit and CSRWire on Dec. 10th for a Twitter Conversation w/ Sodexo on the company’s commitment to corporate responsibility and sustainability.

The path towards deep integration of sustainability - according to Novozymes

How Novozymes Integrates Sustainability into the Business

At the most basic level, sustainability is about compliance and avoiding risk. It’s also a PR move – to keep potential critics at bay. As a company begins to understand what sustainability is really all about, financial savings start to become apparent – especially as a result of efficiencies in resource and energy use. At the highest level, sustainability begins creating new business segments, new products, and growth.

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Is Innovation a Material Issue?

There does not appear to be a material Aspect in GRI G4 which is a good home for innovation. So, where should it go?