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.

Meg Whitman, president and CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, is swimming in a small pool.

Report: C-Suites and Board Rooms Still Lacking in Women

In 2015, the share of incoming female CEOs fell to 2.8 percent, the lowest since 2011. In North America, the news is even…
Timberland, supply chain, better cotton initiative, leather, Leon Kaye, apparel industry, fashion

Timberland Announces Bold Sustainability Goals for 2020

Timberland sets long-term goals every five years and just announced its agenda leading to 2020. The mantra is 100 percent . . .…
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As Corporations Fade, A Search For What’s Next

Many publicly-traded corporations are like dinosaurs, says author Gerald Davis. They cannot keep up with changes in hiring, sourcing and technology. They are…
PwC launched its first Global Diversity Week in 2014 to celebrate the scale of its diverse network. The company intends to make the event annual to mark continued growth and plan next steps.

Businesses Grow By Turning Disability into Accessibility

Accessibility is no longer defined by the concrete ramp that leads up to your office door. It's defined by how your business represents…
A Stupa in the village of Khumjung, Nepal, is visibly damaged after the earthquake of 2015.

A Year After Quake, Relief Efforts Continue in Nepal

As nonprofits and governments go back and forth on how best to rebuild affected communities, the need emerges for the private sector step…
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TaskRabbit CEO Announces First African-American Inclusion Plan

As one of very few female black CEOs in Silicon Valley, Stacy Brown-Philpot leads TaskRabbit’s commitment to increasing diversity in tech.
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Conscious Capitalism: Evolving the Narrative of Business

From April 12 through April 14, hundreds of professionals from across the world came together to deepen their practical application of conscious capitalism.
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Mitsubishi Raided After ‘Intentional’ Tampering with Fuel Mileage Tests

Investigators in Japan raided a Mitsubishi factory on Thursday after the company was "outed" by Nissan for tampering with fuel-economy test data. The…
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Volkswagen to Buy Back Cars in U.S., Europe Deal Still Frozen

Only days before the deadline, Volkswagen AG and the U.S. government reached a partial settlement on the "dieselgate" emissions scandal. But the news…
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Sustainability Ratings: Coming to an Investment Near You

Until recently, research on corporate sustainability for investing was largely available only to financial institutions and venture capital firms. But an announcement by…
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The Paris Agreement: What It Means for Business

Heads of state from more than 195 nations are invited to formally sign the Paris Agreement on Friday in New York City. The…
Sustainable palm oil, soy, pulp and paper, beef, meat industry, Brazil, Argentina, Indonesia, Malaysia, Union of Concerned Scientists, Leon Kaye, deforestation

The Four Commodities Driving Global Deforestation

The Union for Concerned Scientists suggests that four commodities, timber, soy, palm oil and beef, are responsible for the majority of deforestation worldwide.
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Think Beyond The Menu and Help the Planet

Four out of 10 survey respondents think environmental sustainability will be the hottest menu trend a decade from now.
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Big Data Needs More Women

Big data needs more women, and new roles — such as chief data officer (CDO) — may be just the ticket to bring…
Plastic, recycling, social media, twitter, Leon Kaye, Unilever

Unilever Pushes ‘Rethink Recycling’ Campaign to the Bathroom

Apparently many of us are still too lazy to carry those empty bottles from the bathroom to the kitchen recycling bin. So, Unilever…
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