When done right, these partnerships can be a boon for social-impact startups, as well as society at large.
The growing complaints about racial discrimination on Airbnb’s platform bring to mind a new territory the company has yet to explore – corporate social responsibility (CSR).
Hate and fear can beat out good public policy. And it's scary as hell.
Rough waters are far from over for German carmaker Volkswagen. This week, angry shareholders called for board resignations, while the German regulatory agency BaFin announced further investigations. And there may be even more independent probes to come.
Scientists believe human impacts made the drought in Syria twice as severe, and may be playing a role in Venezuela as well.
Considering his relationship with the data-analytics company Palantir, PayPal’s Peter Thiel is in a good position to advise Donald Trump on national security.
The American OCO-2 satellite orbits the Earth every 99 minutes to pinpoint the origin of carbon emissions — and similar systems are on the way.
Unilever aims to revamp its advertising campaigns to eliminate gender stereotypes and resonate better with the public.
A visit to some of APP’s facilities in China, where millions of tree seedlings are germinated each year, suggests that the $12 billion company is keeping its zero-deforestation promise.
CSR is a business outlook that acknowledges responsibilities to stakeholders beyond shareholders, including suppliers, customers, and employees.
Ever since Milton Friedman famously proclaimed “The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase its Profits” pundits have pondered whether his purist interpretation was really the only way.Must the word ‘profit’ always refer only to money ?
Here we explore efforts to remake business economies and incorporate social and environmental benefit into a company's DNA. Topics include: Conscious Capitalism, Social Enterprise, B-Corps, Circular Economy, Sharing Economy
When it comes time to extend programs beyond the basics, it can be hard to justify the expense. Or is it? In this series we discuss the ROI of sustainability — what it means and how to track it. An editorially independent series brought to you by MeterHero.