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.
SPECIAL SERIES: The Circular Economy and Green Electronics
Once we get the plastic out of the ocean, what do we do with it? Will today’s 3-D printing industry offer an option? We turn to experts for the answers.
The much evidenced toxic impact of petrochemical lubricants makes a case for the use of bio-based lubricants, which unfortunately still constitute a very small portion of the global lubricants market. But that’s beginning to change.
The 651 biosphere reserves spanning over 120 countries protect and preserve the immense diversity of life on our planet. The value and benefits they provide to sustain life on Earth are largely invisible. But an immense opportunity exists for global companies to champion the cause of these reserves as part of their corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives.
The painful truth is that solving the problems of human and environmental disease is one of the only guaranteed growth industries. That may sound like a dismal pronouncement, but I also see it as the greatest opportunity of our time.
Rankings are all about who’s on top, and who wants to be. The world needs every business to be a good corporate citizen. Is Fortune’s Change The World companies list as good as it gets?
TriplePundit is developing a three-part multimedia series to examine the challenges facing many tech companies when it comes to their impact on communities. Here we take a look at issues facing the service economy.
Last year, the Obama administration set its sights on preserving America’s seafood and the global supply chain by launching a task force to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. Fortunately, many of the world’s tuna companies are already taking proactive steps aimed at combating IUU fishing within the industry. These companies are part of an innovative public-private partnership that has committed the world’s leading seafood companies to transparency.
University students like Anel, Mavutho and Umar are participating in the U.S. Department of State Exchange Visitor Program, which provides more than 80,000 students the opportunity to live and work in the United States on a J-1 Summer Work Travel visa during their summer break.
Call it a poorly planned intersection of values and subscription marketing, but Consumer Reports’ banner rating of the new Tesla Model S didn’t wow some readers. Can we actually say “prostitute” on air? They did.
The advocacy group Washington Carbon is attempting to add a carbon tax to the 2016 Washington State ballot. The initiative would tax fossil fuels at $25 per metric ton of carbon dioxide. That’s 25 cents per gallon of gas.