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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Insurance Companies Made Millions on Hurricane Sandy

A year-long NPR investigation reveals that many citizens who lost their homes during Hurricane Sandy insist they were shortchanged on claim payouts --…
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Doctors Insist on Moving or Postponing Rio Olympics: Should Business Follow?

Should the 2016 Olympic games in Rio be postponed, or even moved? In an open letter to the World Health Organization, 186 doctors…
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Gawker Lawsuit Exposes Champerty of Tech Champ Peter Thiel

Everybody wants to know why Peter Thiel secretly bankrolled Hulk Hogan's "sex tape" case against Gawker Media.
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Internet Company Aims to Boost ‘Made In America’ Goods

Maker’s Row is a startup company aiming to produce more goods domestically. By matching U.S. factories with business proposals, the platform hopes to…
Exxon

ExxonMobil, Chevron Reject Climate Resolutions at AGMs

ExxonMobil and Chevron shot down every climate-related shareholder resolution put forth at their annual general meetings on Wednesday. But some came closer to…
Residents of Branson, Missouri, thank veterans for their service at the town's annual Veterans Day Parade. Let's go even further and celebrate veterans every day.

Memorial Day … Every Day

PwC Chairman Bob Moritz recently said the most significant way to memorialize the men and women who have made the ultimate of sacrifices…
71 percent of NIKE footwear is made from recycled materials from its own manufacturing process.

Nike Closes the Loop with Shoes Made From Trash

More than 70 percent of Nike footwear is made from its own trash, the company announced this month.
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Trump’s Beef with Amazon Has Nothing to Do with Antitrust

Donald Trump says Amazon and its founder, Jeff Bezos, have a "huge antitrust problem."
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7 Steps to a Successful Corporate Philanthropy Program

The benefits of a corporate donation program far outweigh the costs. Andy Cummings of Versaic, which supports hundreds of corporate donation programs with…
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It’s a Watershed Year for ExxonMobil and Chevron

Both companies held their annual shareholder’s meetings on Wednesday, and both were called on to do more about climate change.
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New Platform Seeks To Improve the Relationship Between Buyers and Suppliers

In the apparel industry, a brand's own buying practices can often impede its suppliers' ability to comply with codes of conduct, research finds.…
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Cliven Bundy’s Lawyer Hits Up Koch Brothers For Cash

Nevada lawyer Joel Hansen exposes the Koch brothers "states rights" connection to Cliven Bundy in an email acquired by Oregon Public Broadcasting.
Monsanto, Bayer, soy, GMOs, farming, investors, Leon Kaye, India, Argentina

Monsanto Says ‘No’ to Bayer, But Still Faces Long-Term Struggles

After mulling Bayer’s takeover bid, Monsanto rejected the acquisition offer yesterday as being “incomplete and financially inadequate,” but said it would leave the…
Airbnb

Airbnb Hit With Racial Discrimination Suit

Is Airbnb allowing hosts to discriminate against potential guests based on their race? A recently filed lawsuit alleges that it does.
Black Panther

Marvel Pushes For Diversity With Ta-Nehisi Coates’ ‘Black Panther’

Marvel is bringing back Black Panther, the first mainstream American comic series to feature a black superhero in 1966. Written by famed author…
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