COMMIT!Forum 2017

Brands Taking Stands

The Corporate Responsibility Association and CR Magazine are proud to present the annual COMMIT!Forum, the leading event for corporate responsibility (CR) and sustainability practitioners. This year’s theme is Brands Taking Stands: The Role of the CR Practitioner as Companies Make Their Voices Heard.

To spark dialog and engagement prior to the event, CR Magazine created an editorial series on the same topic. Follow along from now until October 11 at thecro.com and triplepundit.com, or better yet, see us in DC at the conference! Click here for more information.

How General Mills Celebrates Honey Bees

National honey bee day is this Saturday. In honor of America's hardest workers, General Mills teamed up with the USDA to fund the…

Corporate Activism Addresses Climate Change, Immigration Reform, LGBTQ Rights

With 50 Fortune 500 companies and more than 400 small businesses voicing opposition to a proposed Texas bathroom law, the phenomenon of brands…

To Create Leaders, Challenge Employees to Volunteer

For Alexander Mann Solutions, the secret to company-wide engagement when it came to community volunteering was encouraging autonomy. Employees, including senior management, are…

How to Tell Better Stories on Camera

For CSR and sustainability professionals, effective storytelling is a key job function. Doing it in front of a camera adds an extra challenge.…

Earth Overshoot Day: Living Large in a Crowded World

Today is Earth Overshoot Day. As of today, the year is done for planet Earth, she has given all the natural capital she…

Mining for Fertilizer: How Mosaic Manages Environmental Impacts

Phosphorus, a key plant nutrient and fertilizer ingredient, originates from phosphorus rock mines of central Florida. Minnesota-based Mosaic is the largest phosphate producer…

The World’s Largest Hog Producer Talks Animal Welfare

Now over a decade into a continual improvement process, Smithfield Foods' Chief Sustainability Officer shares some of the changes that make him most…

Corporate Responsibility Practitioner Roundup: Totem Power

In the run up to the COMMIT!Forum, CR Magazine spoke with Brian Lakamp, Founder and CEO at Totem Power. Totem's smart hub combines…

Corporate Responsibility Practitioner Roundup: Rolland Paper

In the run up to the COMMIT!Forum, CR Magazine spoke with Michele Bartolini, Marketing Director at Rolland Paper. Bartolini oversees marketing for the premium…

The Rise of Employee Engagement Through Social Action

One common way to build engagement is to develop social initiatives that engage employees and promote social activism. Check out these examples of…

Corporate Responsibility Practitioner Roundup: Kohler

In the run up to the COMMIT!Forum, TriplePundit spoke with Robert Zimmerman, director of WaSH (water, sanitation, and hygiene (WaSH) products for Kohler.…