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.

Occupy Wall Street joined the NAACP as thousands marched in midtown Manhattan on Dec. 10, 2011 to defend voting rights.

NAACP: The Black Vote Is Still Threatened

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?

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How a New CEO Can Change Company Mindset On CSR

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.

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Zero-Deforestation Commitments: What Do They Mean?

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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Study: Big Banks Pour Billions Into ‘Extreme’ Fossil Fuels

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).

In 2012, the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News moved from their iconic home of 86 years, at Broad and Spring Garden streets in North Philadelphia, into the third floor of a remodeled Strawbridge's department store. But things may be looking up for the venerable city newspapers.

In Philadelphia, A Bold Experiment In Sustainable Journalism

“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.”