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.


Five 2014 CSR Game-Changers

In 2013 corporate social responsibility moved from “do good” actions to a business best practice. This year, these five CSR game-changers will accelerate the links between profits, environmental responsibility and social good.

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Ethical Fashion: Can Beauty Be Benign?

In this four part series sustainability writer Tara Gould explores the position of the ethical fashion and skincare industry and asks whether, in our pursuit of beauty, we can ever entirely avoid damage to people and planet.


Great CSR Leadership Examples for 2014

Consumers really care about a company’s corporate social responsibility track record. According to research, only 17 percent of consumers surveyed would consider referring a company that doesn’t deliver on CSR promises. So what does that tell us about who will be leading our CSR values in 2014?


Women in CSR: Tessie Topol, Time Warner Cable

Tessie Topol, VP of Corporate Social Responsibility, Time Warner Cable, talks about her career, inspiration and recent accomplishments in our Women in CSR series.

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What is Wall Street’s Frat Boy Culture Doing to Our Planet?

There has been a longstanding urban legend about Wall Street being a good ole boys’ club, sexist and exclusive with a cornucopia of decadent rewards for those on the inside, rewards that a recent blockbuster film has done much to sensationalize. A Bloomberg article last week revealed that much of this is indeed, factual, and is directly linked to college fraternity culture.

Ten Start-Ups That Helped Save the World in 2013

Recent years have seen an explosion of start-ups focused not only on generating profit, but also bettering the planet and everyone living on it. Whether it’s tackling climate change, alleviating global poverty or reducing landfill burdens, these entrepreneurs are figuring out how to make a living while also making a difference.

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Top Series of 2013

While we love bringing you the daily news, it’s always a special treat here at TriplePundit to take a deep dive on a core issue in our work and bring you a variety of stories on that specific topic.

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Top Articles of 2013

Here were some of your favorite TriplePundit stories of 2013.


Drones or Babies? Amazon and Unilever Offer Competing Future Narratives

Amazon’s planned drones service and Unilever’s new project sunlight offer different paths to the future. So which of these paths will we take – the one with skies filled with drones getting packages in no time to your doorstep or the one filled with people adopting more sustainable behaviors for the sake of their children?

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Has ISO 14001 Helped Change the World?

It’s been more than 20 years since the UN’s Earth Summit, held in 1992, which created the impetus for the leading environmental standard. What good has it done?

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A Year in CSR: The Top 10 Trends of 2013

From the massive Bangladesh fire and factory collapse, to the horse meat scandal and ongoing international natural disasters, 2013 was a year of new issues, challenges and opportunities within CSR.