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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Will Amazon Dash Buttons Kill Sustainable Consumption?

Amazon announced earlier this week that its Dash buttons are available now for all of its Amazon Prime members. For $4.99, members can…
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UPS Drives Toward 1 Billion Miles with Alternative Fuels

UPS CSO Rhonda Clark talks about their latest CSR report, driving toward 1 billion miles with alternative fuels and advanced technology vehicles, and…
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Big-Time Companies Hop Aboard the Climate Pledge

Thirteen well-known companies have signed President Barack Obama’s climate pledge, each promising to tackle environmental issues in its particular field. Here are their…
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To Diversify Tech — Force Inclusion?

The cat's out of the bag. After years of pressure from activists, technology companies have released demographics about their employees. And it's not…
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A New Psychology for Sustainability Leadership

The more we understand how psychology and worldviews drive sustainability leadership, the more effectively we will be able to cultivate them, especially during…
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Toms of Maine: Turning Hot Air into a Sustainable Resource

Today's technology makes yesterday's most basic, manual tasks -- like cleaning an intricate set of pipes -- a whiz. But it also creates…
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4 Ways to Make Your Sustainability Programs Downsize-Proof

McGee Young, founder and CEO of MeterHero, provides four tips that can help you sustain your sustainability programs even in the face of…
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How Corporations Are Helping Curb the Global Water Footprint

The lack of awareness – let alone knowledge – of the global water shortage is dangerous. Can anyone wake up American consumers to…
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Practical Ways To Incorporate A Holistic Wellness Program into Your Organization

Many companies are incorporating holistic wellness programs into their work environments. These programs include many aspects of optimal health, including physical, emotional and…
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Why Doesn’t Chipotle Pay Workers a Living Wage?

Chipotle is leading the pack when it comes to progressive food politics, but this attitude doesn’t extend to to paying its workers a…
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Social Responsibility: Does Exxon Mobil Practice for the Long-Term?

The goal of every corporation or business is to earn money, but what happens when a company's approach doesn't take environmental impact into…
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How Energy Regulations Actually Help Improve Organizations

Regulations, whether mandated by governments or by industries, are often scoffed at and belittled as an annoyance that hinders progress and innovation and…
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A Better Way of Doing Business

Much of today’s organizational management mindset (whether corporate, nonprofit, government institution or startup) is rooted in a flawed logic about how the world…
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4 Ways to Tell If a Company Is Really ‘Green’

Walk down the aisle of any grocery store, and it’ll be easy to see that there’s a growing trend toward eco-friendly practices and…
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Make That Two Black Eyes For Natural Gas Fracking

A new study of hospitalizations and fracking activity in Pennsylvania shoots holes in the "clean fuel" image of compressed natural gas.