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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Marriott International Spotlights Planet and Youth Unemployment

Here’s one hotel chain, or rather, family of hotel chains, you can feel proud to support while on your future travels. Marriott International,…
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Nokia Releases 2011 Sustainability Report and New Company Strategy

Nokia's 2011 corporate social responsibility report unveiled a new company focus and reported solid CSR results.
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5 Reasons Why You Need a CSR Communications Roadmap

Like any corporate process, a good CSR strategy takes time and involves many stakeholders. It's very important to have clear short and long…
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State Street Sustainability Report Tackles Water, Waste and Carbon

Yesterday Street Corporation, based in Boston, released its 2011 corporate social responsibility report.
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Costco, the Genuine Retail CSR Leader?

Could Costco possibly be the most genuine leader when it comes to corporate social responsibility (CSR) and governance? While most big box retailers…
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CSR Reporting Leaders in the Greater Boston Area

Fortune 500 companies whose headquarters reside in the greater Boston area take social responsibility reporting quite seriously.
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Seals of Approval: Paper Certification Systems

Sustainable forestry practices are at the heart of the North American paper and pulp industry. Thanks to an ever-growing variety of consumer resources,…
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The Truth Will Out: CSR is a Profession

The growth of sustainability and corporate social responsibility roles or functions that have these responsibilities has grown to encompass a fledgling professional field.…
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Socially Responsible Crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing is all the rage - how can your company use this new technique to solve social and environmental problems?
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Corporate Philanthropy: The Benefits of Volunteer Grant Programs

By Adam Weinger Has your company considered instituting a volunteer grant program? These charitable programs, which are also known as Dollars for Doers…
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The Truth Will Out: The Tide Is Turning

If you’ve ever watched the tide turn, you know that there is a long period where nothing seems to happen then the water…
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The Truth Will Out: Competition

Sustainability is becoming an intrinsic part of corporate competition. What percentage of the world’s large companies would you expect to have special corporate…
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Baxter Reduces GHG Emissions by 7%, Water Use by 6%

Baxter International Inc., a true sustainability game-changer in the healthcare industry, issued its 2011 (and 13th consecutive) Sustainability Report about its social, environmental…

Book Review: The New Sustainability Advantage, by Bob Willard

Bob Willard’s 10th Anniversary book, The New Sustainability Advantage, is an update of the old with new and relevant examples. For sustainability non-believers,…
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Rio+20 Update: Brazil, Denmark, France And South Africa Lead Call For Sustainability Reporting

Sustainability reporting may be a big winner of this week’s UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro. Paragraph 47 of Rio+20’s…