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.

Supporting Employees Is the Most Important Part of Emergency Planning

Extreme weather can throw any operational protocol for a loop. But as you secure your supply chain, vendor relationships and other facets of…

Goals for Sustainability and CSR Professionals in Earth 2017

With power shifts in Washington and misinformation spreading around climate change, it is gut-check time for corporate social responsibility and sustainability professionals. So,…

3p Weekend: 10 Companies Going Zero Waste to Landfill

Has your company ever thought about going zero waste? These 10 firms working toward zero waste to landfill prove it's possible. And no,…

Ford Bets Big on Electric Vehicles, Invests In U.S. Plant

Ford's decision to replace a new plant in Mexico with 700 new American jobs got major headlines this week. But the company's $4.5…

Making Money (And A Difference) in Earth 2017

Smart and clean technologies are on the cusp of disruptively reshaping our buildings, vehicles and businesses. This mega trend is the business opportunity…

CSR is More Than a PR Strategy: How Companies Live Up to Their Claims

Modern consumers prefer to buy products or services from the businesses actively involved in corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives. CSR is not just…

Group Calls Out FedEx on NRA Discount in Florida

Gun reform advocates are calling on FedEx to stop providing steep discounts for NRA member businesses, which have a large presence in Florida.

3p Weekend: Longreads for the New Year

Make the most of that holiday downtime with some of TriplePundit's best original reporting on topics that are sure to stick around in…

Restorative Justice: A Framework For Our Lives

Restorative justice gives us a model to change the narrative, flip the script, and right the wrongs of past consumption. Workers around the…

Purpose Brands Can Be the Next President

While relatively new as a global citizen, the purpose-driven brand has been recently asked to take on a newer and more complicated role.…

The Business of Water: A New Age of Investment Trends and Technologies

Water.org estimates that every $1 invested in water and sanitation equals $4 in economic return. And companies looking to support and invest in…

On CSR, Sustainability and Community: Why Authentic Connection is So Important

Corporations and small businesses are becoming increasingly concerned with corporate social responsibility. Specifically, they are upping community outreach, which is becoming less of…

A Year in CSR: The Top 10 Trends of 2016

As the year draws to a close, Cone Communications evaluated a years’-worth of corporate social responsibility (CSR) trends to bring you the top…

How Social Consciousness Can Drive Financial Success

Doing good and generating attractive returns don’t have to be mutually exclusive. Combining social justice with financial return can have many far-reaching implications.…

3p Weekend: The Biggest CSR Stories of 2016 — Updated

To make sure you're caught up before that holiday party, we're taking a look back at the year's biggest news items -- and…