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.

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Theo Chocolate: The Challenge of Going Green

What does it take to be sustainable in today's business world? We catch up with Joe Whinney, CEO and co-founder of Theo Chocolate,…
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EPA Helps Companies Make the Business Case for Green Power

The EPA's Green Power Partnership includes more than 1,300 partner organizations using billions of kilowatt-hours of green power each year. Beyond reducing carbon…
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Ethics on Wall Street? Let’s Get Real

The University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business surveyed workers in the U.S. and U.K. finance industry about ethics and legal issues,…
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Twitter Chat Follow-Up: Beer & Better World

Earlier this month, Anheuser-Busch InBev held a Twitter Chat with TriplePundit to share achievements from 2014 and answer your questions. Of course, everything…
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Designing Sustainable Packaging for H&M

H&M Germany Challenges 19 emerging entrepreneurs from around the world to design an eco-innovative shoe packaging solution.
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Walmart Adopts Groundbreaking Animal Welfare Policy

Walmart, the largest food retailer in the U.S., recently announced a new animal welfare policy. It’s a policy animal rights groups are calling…
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3p Weekend: Every Sustainability Acronym, Explained

We often hear that sustainability is a hot mess of acronyms that are intimidating to newcomers. We agree. Here's a comprehensive list of…
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Why Climate Change is a Business and Human Rights Issue

This is a key year for climate action by both governments and companies. In the lead-up to the much-anticipated Paris climate talks, states…
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SAP Develops Workforce of the Future

SAP has turned workforce management into a competitive advantage through some outside-the-box thinking. Programs that support employees with autism widen the hiring pool,…
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Public Transit, Urban Density No Climate Panacea

A Boston University study maps carbon emissions over a period of more than 30 years. What is the outcome and how can we…
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Industrial Farming’s Food for Thought

On a cold night last January, stakeholders made the trek to Austin, Minnesota, for the annual shareholder meeting of Hormel Foods. Among the…
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EDF: Green Supply Chains a Priority for Major Companies

Greening the supply chain is a common thread and a “key priority” for companies, including Kellogg’s, Walmart, Anheuser-Busch, Apple, Adidas, General Mills, H&M,…
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Apple Talks Corporate Social Responsibility

Get an inside glimpse of Apple's corporate responsibility effort from Jacky Haynes, senior director of supplier responsibility for the tech giant.
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Engaging Fans and Sponsors Through Sustainable Products

Teams and sponsors can promote sustainability to their customers by repurposing marketing materials into unique, one-of-a-kind, branded products.
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Why Sacred Places Should Matter, Even to Business Folks

The PR-push to proclaim national parks as “America’s Best Idea” missed an important historic fact: Sacred places are the oldest protected areas on…