Expedia has announced that in consultation with various NGOs, many wildlife-related activities will soon no longer be available for bookings on its site.
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.
President Donald Trump has promised to boost the economy by 3-4 percent. It’s an unlikely prospect, say analysts, noting that 2 percent has historically been about par for the country’s yearly growth. Researchers at ProPublica however, say it’s possible, but it would require scrapping one of his other big campaign promises: deporting and banning immigrants.
By understanding the scope and methodology of certain key sustainability rankings, you can monitor those that mean the most to you and the companies that you follow.
Bruno Sarda, the Head of Sustainability at NRG explains why the energy company’s commitment to a sustainable energy future hasn’t wavered, even though the utility giant recently restructured and sold off its renewable energy portfolio.
Tiny is catching on these days. From do-it-yourself rolling palaces that amount to the size of a conventional living room to modest structures for low-income families, the concept of tiny houses is making more sense than ever for cities faced with housing shortages. But are residents and cities cut out for going teeny?
Over 250 CEOs have signed their names to the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge, which aims to make the workplace across more sectors far more welcoming to all employees, regardless of their backgrounds.
The CEO of the United States’ third-largest rail transport company has been predicting the end of fossil fuels for a year now. Last week he announced what that would mean for CSX Rail: No new coal cars for a disappearing industry.
U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that it will fine ExxonMobil $2 million for violating U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia after the country’s military intervention in Ukraine. This is a black eye for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who led ExxonMobil at the time.
HP teamed up with Thread to make ink cartridges with plastic from bottles recycled in Haiti. The initiative brings jobs to some of the world’s most vulnerable populations.
Target’s latest sustainability report showcases strong progress on many sustainability metrics and the latest trend in sustainability reporting: alignment with the sustainable development goals.
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In the run up to the COMMIT!Forum, CR Magazine spoke with Michele Bartolini, Marketing Director at Rolland Paper. Bartolini oversees marketing for the premium paper company, which puts reuse at the center of its business model.
How should social media companies like Facebook handle hate speech on their sites? According to the nonprofit journalism site ProPublica the criteria Facebook uses is amazingly complex. It’s also fallible, say critics, and unwittingly gives support to the kinds of comments it strives to police.
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One common way to build engagement is to develop social initiatives that engage employees and promote social activism. Check out these examples of employee engagement through social action.