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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Employee Engagement Key to Building Market for Green Goods

It’s been well documented that engaging employees in sustainability activities at work helps improve organizational productivity, employee satisfaction and talent retention. Now we find that engaging employees in sustainability also translates to more advocates of sustainability at home and in the community.

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Google Got Me Again

Find out the prank Google played this year on unsuspecting web publishers.

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Atlanta Women’s Shelter Starts Bioponics Farming Project

City of Refuge in Atlanta has partnered with Bioponica to develop a sustainable farming system that also results in zero waste. The project of waste recycling to support organic plants and fish will help COR reduce the costs of serving 20,000 meals per month. It will also provide hands-on jobs and skills training in the area of food and water self-sufficiency.

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Greening Packaging Most People Never See

Several tech and health care companies in Silicon Valley are saving time, space and materials by using reusable transport packaging.

Will recycling so easy a cat could do it become the next great success in crowdfunding?

Crowdfunding Triple Bottom Line Ventures

By Jeff and Liz Helfrich By now, you’ve probably heard about crowdfunding and some of its more wild successes such as the Veronica Mars Movie (which has raised $4.1 million and counting), The Pebble ($10.2 million), or the OUYA Video Game Console ($8.5 million).  It is clear from these and many others that certain types … Continued

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Bacardi Limited Meets Environmental Targets

Bacardi Limited made major environmental achievements, including reducing water use by almost 50 percent, and reducing both energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG emissions) by almost 33 percent over the last six years.

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Dell Behind the Headlines

Exclusive interview with Trisa Thompson, Dell’s VP of Corporate Responsibility.

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5 Quick Ways to Identify a Responsible Company

Is there a quickly way to know if a company is responsible or not? While we can’t say the answer is positive for every company, we believe it’s doable and we’re here to help with 5 ways to identify if a company is responsible for the busy yet interested global citizen.

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Are Big Businesses Next in Line for Crowdfunding?

Would you be surprised to see an expense line item showing up on Coca Cola’s or Nike’s P&L for a Kickstarter campaign? Following the successful Veronica Mars Kickstarter campaign this option might soon be less hypothetical than you think.

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Methane Hydrates: Energy Salvation or Worst Thing Yet?

Last week, energy researchers in Japan made a dramatic breakthrough that could have huge implications for the entire world’s energy, and since these two things are now inextricably linked, climate, future.

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Metro Vancouver to Ban Organic Refuse From Landfill By 2015

Tall, colorful recycling bins are a common sight in Vancouver, BC Canada. The Greater Vancouver Regional District (also known as Metro Vancouver, or GVRD), which encompasses more than 20 cities up and down the southern coast of British Columbia, has had an aggressive recycling program in place for more than 15 years. Single family homes, … Continued