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.

3p Weekend: 12 B Corps Leading Their Industries

Think sustainability is a business killer? Think again. Read on to learn more about 12 B Corps taking their industries by storm.

Apparel Companies Still Have an Abysmal Record on Forced Labor

The NGOs Humanity United and the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre recently issued a report that is pessimistic about the global apparel…

Why It’s Time to Invest in Post-Conflict Countries

On a global scale, conflict is displacing more people from their homes than it ever has. And sadly, especially over the past five…

Can ‘Ban the Box’ Laws Stamp Out Discrimination in Hiring?

Nearly 1 in 3 American adults has an arrest record that may appear on a routine employment background check, affecting their chances of…

Powered By 100% Renewables, Google Sets a New Business Standard

This week, Google announced that all of its operations, including offices and data centers, will be powered by 100 percent renewables next year.…

How to Increase the Sales Value of Your Green Business

The owners of small- and medium-sized green businesses may hope for a higher price when they opt to sell because of their exceptional…

Now More Than Ever, We Need Global Solidarity for Sustainability

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals address the major sustainability challenges of today and are the right causes to rally around, explains GRI Deputy…

The One-for-One Business Model Carries Benefits Beyond Retail

The one-for-one business method counts retail companies such as Toms and Warby Parker among its success stories. But the model can — and…

How Bonded Labor Fuels India’s Garment Industry

Bonded labor has become common across India's garment sector, as suppliers seek to keep costs down in a hyper-competitive industry. Within this sector,…

Let’s Quit Obsessing Over the Business Case for Corporate Sustainability

Are we taking the right approach when we focus solely on the business case for sustainability? Should we inject a bit more balance…

Gun Fans Flee Levi’s But Can’t Run From CSR

Last week Levi's CEO Chip Bergh issued an open letter asking people to refrain from bringing firearms into the company's stores and offices.…

Kellogg Pops the ‘Alt-Right’ Bubble

Kellogg Co. points a media spotlight at the so-called "alt-right" movement promoted by Breitbart and Trump's close advisor, Steve Bannon.

In the Age of Trump, Business Leaders Must Take Up Climate Fight

This week a group of corporate executives, sustainability consultants and environmental activists gathered in — wait for it — Florida to discuss their…

Packaging the Circular Economy: A Holistic Approach to Stuff

Much of today's circular economic thinking is stuck in the same old linear models: reuse, recycle, recover, dispose. It's time for a change,…

Microsoft Makes Diversity Financially Rewarding for Execs

Software giant plans to link diversity stats to executive bonuses. Will it be enough to ensure diversity targets actually translate to greater multiculturalism…
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