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.
A recent report by the consultancy Corporate Citizenship tracks collaboration as a catalyst for responsible business, as well as greater sustainability and social impact.
The governments of New Zealand and India recognized their most cherished landmarks in a most unusual way: by acknowledging them as legal persons, with rights to representation and the right to sue.
Salterbaxter shares key takeaways from the U.S. Sustainable Business Forum, including advice from McKinsey, BNY Mellon, DSM and Novozymes executives.
Today, the apparel company released its 2016 sustainability report outlining several new goals including a pledge to become climate positive throughout its entire value chain by 2040.
Google is applying machine learning technology to monitor some YouTube videos in order to separate advertisers from offensive content.
Federal investigators have agreed to a $35 million settlement with Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals over the company’s alleged negligence in distributing opioid pain medications. But the punishment didn’t fit what many call Mallinckrodt’s egregious crimes, and one lawmaker called the settlement “chump change.”
This California-based rice importer is helping families and the environment by encouraging its small-scale suppliers to use smarter farming practices.
Whether companies like it or not, they may have to adapt to a new way of doing business, skirting the line between a politicized mandate and one that also aims to ensure a nonpartisan position.
While the EPA regulates the dangers of asbestos, continued education and preparation help workers avoid exposure to the toxic substance.
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Zero-waste-to-landfill sounds like a noble goal, and it is. But what does it mean, and how can your company get there? We spoke with Thomas Stanczyk, sustainable waste solutions strategist for Covanta Environmental Solutions, to find out.
Wells Fargo will pay $110 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over its dubious retail banking practices. But the bank’s legal and ethical troubles are far from over.
Tom’s of Maine, in a partnership with TerraCycle, says it has a solution for unwanted toys: Consumers can collect old or broken toys and ship them to the upcycling company for free.
With the atmosphere in Washington shifting decidedly away from sustainability, it’s easy to assume most American companies will follow suit. these consumer engagement campaigns tell us companies don’t plan to stop putting funds behind environmental stewardship, diversity and sustainable development. Let’s all breathe a small sigh of relief.