Corporate Social Responsibility

A Core TriplePundit Topic

CSR is defined as a business outlook that acknowledges responsibilities to stakeholders beyond shareholders, including suppliers, customers, and employees as well as local and international communities in which it operates and the natural environment. The CSR movement represents a growing awareness that the actions organizations take have unintended consequences outside the business, and the business has a responsibility to address them.

Forced Labor Is More Common In the U.S. Than You Might Think

American workers are exploited in industries from agriculture to manufacturing to sex trafficking -- and the H2 visa program contributes to the problem.

Rex Tillerson: Confirmation Overshadowed by Exxon Torture and Business Scandals

President-elect Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state, former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, had a rough senate confirmation hearing last week. His appointment…

How Companies Can Combat Public Skepticism of CSR

Although more businesses are seriously engaging with corporate social responsibility, the public is becoming increasingly skeptical of their efforts. These steps can help…

Fiat-Chrysler Accused of Emissions Cheating Days After VW Exec Arrested

The EPA accused Fiat-Chrysler of cheating on emissions testing days after the FBI arrested a former Volkswagen executive for the same crime.

Corporate Water Stewardship: A Slow Market?

Recent work suggests a growing number of companies are engaging in improved water management as part of water stewardship. But the tangible results…

ExxonMobil Talks Climate Change But Ramps Up Petrochemical Biz

ExxonMobil insists it supports the Paris climate agreement, but that doesn't mean the company plans to do any less drilling.

13 Startups That Are Giving Back to the Community

These 13 startups are exceeding expectations, all while giving back to the community in the form of charitable and social work.

Brazil’s Political Turmoil Endangers 20 Years of Progress on Forced Labor

The political and economic chaos in Brazil threatens much of the progress the country has made since the turn of the century, including…

Why These Pioneering Companies Are Already Making the Switch to GRI Standards

In a move toward integrated reporting, Solvay, General Motors and other leading companies will work together this year to pioneer the new GRI…

TransUnion, Equifax Fined for Misleading Credit Scores

Do you know your credit score? Chances are, says the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the score you pay for may not be exactly…

The Year Ahead in Philanthropy: 2017 Trends to Watch

Giving is on track for continued growth in 2017. Learn about the factors contributing to this growth and trends to watch over the…

Supporting Employees Is the Most Important Part of Emergency Planning

Extreme weather can throw any operational protocol for a loop. But as you secure your supply chain, vendor relationships and other facets of…

Goals for Sustainability and CSR Professionals in Earth 2017

With power shifts in Washington and misinformation spreading around climate change, it is gut-check time for corporate social responsibility and sustainability professionals. So,…

3p Weekend: 10 Companies Going Zero Waste to Landfill

Has your company ever thought about going zero waste? These 10 firms working toward zero waste to landfill prove it's possible. And no,…

Ford Bets Big on Electric Vehicles, Invests In U.S. Plant

Ford's decision to replace a new plant in Mexico with 700 new American jobs got major headlines this week. But the company's $4.5…