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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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.

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Hilton Worldwide Launches Mattress Recycling Program

Hilton Worldwide recently announced a new mattress recycling program. The program, which will be in all of its brands in the U.S., will recycle approximately 85 percent of its hotels’ mattresses and box springs.

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The Rise of the Sharing Economy

TriplePundit is partnering with Shareable.net to produce a series on the sharing economy – that breed of new businesses that boosts the economy and builds community all without increasing consumption. And we’re using Indiegogo to host it.