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.

ExxonMobil, Chevron Reject Climate Resolutions at AGMs

ExxonMobil and Chevron shot down every climate-related shareholder resolution put forth at their annual general meetings on Wednesday. But some came closer to…

Memorial Day … Every Day

PwC Chairman Bob Moritz recently said the most significant way to memorialize the men and women who have made the ultimate of sacrifices…

Nike Closes the Loop with Shoes Made From Trash

More than 70 percent of Nike footwear is made from its own trash, the company announced this month.

Trump’s Beef with Amazon Has Nothing to Do with Antitrust

Donald Trump says Amazon and its founder, Jeff Bezos, have a "huge antitrust problem."

7 Steps to a Successful Corporate Philanthropy Program

The benefits of a corporate donation program far outweigh the costs. Andy Cummings of Versaic, which supports hundreds of corporate donation programs with…

It’s a Watershed Year for ExxonMobil and Chevron

Both companies held their annual shareholder’s meetings on Wednesday, and both were called on to do more about climate change.

New Platform Seeks To Improve the Relationship Between Buyers and Suppliers

In the apparel industry, a brand's own buying practices can often impede its suppliers' ability to comply with codes of conduct, research finds.…

Cliven Bundy’s Lawyer Hits Up Koch Brothers For Cash

Nevada lawyer Joel Hansen exposes the Koch brothers "states rights" connection to Cliven Bundy in an email acquired by Oregon Public Broadcasting.

Monsanto Says ‘No’ to Bayer, But Still Faces Long-Term Struggles

After mulling Bayer’s takeover bid, Monsanto rejected the acquisition offer yesterday as being “incomplete and financially inadequate,” but said it would leave the…

Airbnb Hit With Racial Discrimination Suit

Is Airbnb allowing hosts to discriminate against potential guests based on their race? A recently filed lawsuit alleges that it does.

Marvel Pushes For Diversity With Ta-Nehisi Coates’ ‘Black Panther’

Marvel is bringing back Black Panther, the first mainstream American comic series to feature a black superhero in 1966. Written by famed author…

JetBlue’s 2015 CSR Report: Crewmembers and Community Values Come First

JetBlue's 2015 corporate social responsibility (CSR) report reflects a comprehensive vision that often goes outside the bounds of what is expected from a…

Hard Rock Cafe London Cuts Food Waste With a Digester

The Hard Rock Cafe in London — which houses an Eric Clapton guitar and one of Madonna’s credit cards — is turning to…

Harpooners Buy Themselves A Beer Company

When faced with a tough financial decision, Harpoon Brewery opted not to sell to a large investor, and instead put almost half the…

Viacom Turns Up For Good

Viacom is a massive media company that's positioned itself as a powerful force for change. And its corporate social responsibility (CSR) branch is…