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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The Leaders at COP21: The Climate Vulnerable Forum

The Climate Vulnerable Forum is made up of 43 member-countries, including more than 20 who joined at the onset of COP21. They are…
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Gallery: Protest Against Engie, a Fossil Fuel Sponsor of COP21

Yesterday, at COP21, dozens of silent protesters stood along the entryway to Engie's talk, holding up signs and voicing their opposition to the…
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How to Use the UN Sustainable Development Goals for Corporate Impact

"The purpose of our company IS sustainability," said Claus Stig Pedersen, head of corporate sustainability at Novozymes. That's why the organization has decided…
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Organics, Sustainability and the Environment: Where Does the Buck Stop?

Protecting our beautiful world and environment for future generations is the responsibility of all of us. We the people, the companies and the…
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Not Just Bubble Wrap: Sealed Air’s Diverse Food Care Program

It's been more than a half-century since Bubble Wrap was created and we're still fascinated with it. Its creator, Sealed Air is too,…
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Making Zero-Deforestation Commitments Work

Zero-deforestation commitments are a major topics at the Global Landscapes Forum taking place alongside COP21 in Paris.
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DuPont Commits $10 Billion to Food Security Research

DuPont says it will invest a startling $10 billion in food security research and development, create 4,000 new products, and facilitate “2 million…
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Taking Fewer Car Trips is the Best Thing You Can Do for the Environment

As leaders from around the world are meeting over two weeks in Paris to advance collective action on climate change, it’s heartening to…
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The Way Forward in the Gig Economy Debate

Where do you stand on the debate? The gig economy continues to spark controversy and ignore worker rights. The Good Work Movement presents…
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A Strong Climate Deal Makes Dollars and Sense for American Business

In the Wall Street Journal on Dec. 1, over 100 U.S. companies placed a full-page ad calling for a shift to a low-carbon…
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Ceres CEO: Forget Bleeding Hearts, Pursestrings Will Win Paris

"What makes this Paris set of discussions different than any before is that the financial leadership and corporate leadership are here in strength,…
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Dunkin’ Donuts Uses Bio-Digesters to Dunk Food Waste

Dunkin’ Donuts announced this week that it has installed a bio-digester system at a second location in New Jersey.
As some industries, like the aluminum industry in North America and Europe, gain traction on greenhouse gas reductions, the need emerges to level the playing field with their counterparts in markets like China.

As Industry Commits to Climate, a Level Playing Field is Needed

The CEO of the Aluminum Association explains how a strong policy framework for climate will help her industry.
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Facing Climate: An Open Letter to CEOs and Citizens on the Need for Global Action

Todd Spaletto, president of The North Face, writes an open letter to citizens and CEOs to urge climate action.
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To Attract Millennial Money, Corporate Social Responsibility is More Important Than Ever

With 67 percent of millennials considering their investments as expressions of their social, political and environmental values, it’s clear who is driving this…