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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Why We Need Science-Based Targets at COP21

In advance of COP21, countries have come forward with voluntary targets, known as Intended Nationally Determined Contributions. But by and large, those targets…
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VW Emissions Scandal Reveals Dirty Side of ‘Clean Diesel’ Brand

As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency clamps down on "clean diesel" claims, new tests reveal problems ahead for diesel cars in the European…
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Method Puts Down Roots in a Chicago Community

Saskia van Gendt shared Method’s story on community engagement and its new manufacturing facility with attendees at SXSW Eco last week.

3p Weekend: Your Cheat-Sheet to the VW Emissions Scandal

What exactly is the Volkswagen emissions scandal, and why is it such a big deal? Spend a few minutes consulting our cheat-sheet, and…

VW Investigated for Falsely Certifying $50 Million in U.S. Tax Breaks

The seat continues to get hotter for VW's top brass. Congressional meetings, investigations and a raid of the automaker's headquarters in Germany have…

Role Businesses Should Play in Social Change

With many companies dedicated to building solutions for everyday problems, others are increasingly focusing on tackling major societal issues. With proper investment strategies,…

5 Tips to Becoming a B Corp Consultant

Here are five insider tips from a new webinar, the Secrets of B Corp Consulting, which I compiled as a member of the…
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Touched by Polar Bears or Tuvalu: It’s Time to Give our Oceans a Voice

The oceans and climate are closely interconnected and any climate agreement in Paris must ensure their health.

National Carbon Commitments: Good, But Good Enough?

The UNFCCC's deadline has passed, and a preliminary vote is in: We've slashed the projected global temp for the next century, but not…

GoodCorps Survey Evaluates How Consumers Understand Goodness

Ask anyone who’s launched a sustainable brand, and they might tell you that what consumers say they’ll do to support social and environmental…
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Jaguar Land Rover Launches Clean Water Program in Kenya

Working with the social enterprise ClimateCare and the Swiss company Vestergaard, Jaguar Land Rover will provide smart water-filtration systems that the company says…
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How One U.S. Teenager is Creating Sustainable Profits

How many youth entrepreneurs do you know who can claim more than $125,000 in sales during their first two years in business, and…
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Business On the Front Lines In the Fight Against Deforestation

Forests are an indispensable piece of the climate puzzle, which is why they’re prominent in the U.N.’s new Sustainable Development Goals, and why…

G Adventures: The Company That Runs on Happiness

Last week, TriplePundit's Travis Noland celebrated with adventure travel company G Adventures on its 25th anniversary, as it announced a groundbreaking partnership with…
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New Corporate Responsibility Rankings Full of Surprises

A recent report on corporate responsibility rankings, recently released by the Reputation Institute, offers some compelling insights and plenty of room for debate.…