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.

From An Unbalanced Economy to a Human Economy

The incessant pursuit of more in the GDP-rich world is endangering the ability of people around the world to increase their living standards,…

Is GDP Inextricably Linked With Corporate Giving?

Studies show that gross domestic product (GDP) has a direct influence on the state of philanthropy in the United States, but are the…

Kashi Doubles Down On Transitional Organic Agriculture

The transitional agriculture protocol allows farmers to slowly transition to organic while charging slightly more for their wares. After releasing its first Certified…

Automakers Tout Sustainability, But Want to Roll Back Emissions Standards

Automobile companies are quick to tout their sustainability credentials, including more electric vehicle rollouts. But they also want the Donald Trump administration to…

Investors and Insurers Call On G-20 To Phase Out Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Investors and insurers with over $2.8 trillion in assets under management are calling on the G-20 countries to phase out fossil fuel subsidies…

Ag Commodities Giant Agrees to Stop Deforestation in Africa

This week, the NGO Mighty reached an agreement with Olam to stop deforestation for palm oil and rubber development across its land concessions…

Study: Women Who Go to Top Colleges Earn Less Than Men Who Don’t

Paying those extra bucks for a degree from a "highly-selective" U.S. university is worth it, say researchers -- if you are a man.…

Building a Better World Also Builds a Better Workplace

Everyone at a company — from the founder to its newest recruits — needs to work toward a better world. And that’s not…

Boycott or Not, Under Armour Stung By Trump’s Toxic Touch

The Under Armour brand suffered fallout from its CEO's praise of President Donald Trump, demonstrating that even the threat of a boycott can…

HP Pledges to Slash Emissions 25 Percent by 2025

The computer hardware giant HP plans to aggressively reduce its greenhouse gas emissions over the next decade. And that's not all.

CSR 2.0: Breaking Down Community-Corporate Barriers

How can your company become a more engaged corporate citizen? The key is to get involved in the community in a regular, hands-on…

5 Reasons to Start a Carpooling Mandate in Your Office

Encouraging your employees to carpool is about more than saving fuel. You may notice other perks like a boost in employee productivity and…

3p Weekend: 13 Sustainability Newsletters Worth Your Time

The early days of the Donald Trump administration were certainly not boring. But amidst the cries that the sky is falling, the discerning…

Environmental Managers: Time to Whip out the Balance Sheets

We’re moving from a linear economy to a circular one. As such, data management, transparency and reporting are such that we can no…

Zero Waste: Ethical Investment and Innovation That Saves Money

Zero waste seems like a heady topic, but more and more companies are taking it on as a practical business strategy. How can…