Can a company be socially responsible without a transparent supply chain? Organizations unwilling to make their operations visible to consumers may be left behind.
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.
Van Jones predicted that black voter turnout could well determine the next president. And according to the NAACP, that weighty percentage is being diminished by discriminatory policies at the state level. What impact will it have on the November election?
The evidence suggests that Asia Pulp and Paper, which ranks among the world’s largest pulp and paper companies and one that is important to many companies’ supply chains, is beginning to listen after a decade of withering exposes and censure from the international media.
Industry stakeholders are on a quest to make coffee the world’s first entirely sustainable agricultural product. Rwanda and Mexico are the first governments to sign on, joining companies like Starbucks as well as environmental NGOs.
Mitsubishi estimates that the total cost of refunds to car owners in Japan who were affected by the automaker’s mileage scandal will soar as high as $600 million.
Large corporate donors, including JPMorgan Chase, Motorola, UPS, Walgreen’s and Wells Fargo, are ditching the Republican National Convention — presumably to avoid being associated with the party’s controversial candidate.
The perfect time to make cultural changes and implement a corporate social responsibility (CSR) program that will excite employees is when a new CEO comes into an organization.
The lone light shining amidst the darkness is the outpouring of support. These are a few of those inspiring stories, along with some ways you can help.
In a new report, the nonprofit organization Forests Trends analyzed more than 500 publicly-available corporate deforestation commitments. The ultimate question: Do these commitments make a difference?
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It is well documented that companies with strong diversity programs have a competitive edge, but not all programs are created equal. Phyllis A. James, chief diversity officer for MGM Resorts International, shares common pitfalls of diversity and inclusion programs — and how to avoid them.
The world’s largest banks are the bankers to fossil fuel companies, providing them with hundreds of billions of dollars, a recent report finds. Specifically these large institutions are bankrolling fossil fuel activities NGOs call “extreme” — the most carbon-intensive sectors which such as coal mining and extreme oil (tar sands, Arctic oil, ultra-deep drilling).
“People are starting to realize that serious journalism in big cities could actually go away,” says Terry Egger, publisher and CEO of the Philadelphia Inquirer. “We need to find new ways to deliver news.”