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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Algae to the People! Solazyme and Propel Launch Algae Biofuel Retail Project

Transportation giants like Maersk, United and even the U.S. Navy have all been testing the waters of algae-based biofuel, and it makes you wonder when somebody will start making algae biofuel for the average guy, too. Well, wonder no more. The biofuel company Solazyme has teamed up with Propel Fuels in a one-month pilot program … Continued

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Walmart Stakeholder Twitter Chat Summary

Earlier this week, in partnership with CSRWire, we hosted a twitter chat with Walmart’s Brooke Buchanan – Director, Communications & Sustainability at Walmart. If you were unable to join us live, the following is a synopsis of both the initial Q&A between our moderator team and Walmart. The chat began with some structured questions for … Continued

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Clorox Adds Blog to CSR Reporting Efforts

Two years after launching its corporate responsibility site, Clorox finally launched its first corporate blog on the same topic. The content is a little bland and self-promotional so far, but it’s a work in progress.

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The Good of Flexible Purpose Corporations

In January 2012, California began to recognize B Corps and Flexible Purpose Corps. While B Corps have been covered, Flex-Cs have not been as analyzed, likely because, so far, only California recognizes them. This article examines Flex Cs, and determines if they are as beneficial as B-Corps.

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H&M Leads in Organic Cotton Purchasing

H&M is the top user of organic cotton in the world for the second consecutive year, according to Textile Exchange’s latest Global Sustainable Textiles Market Report.

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Disney CFO and CSO – Two Titles, One Employee

The CFO is perceived in many companies as a potential source of resistance to CSR programs. There’s one company where this is not an issue at all – Walt Disney.