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.

H&M CEO

H&M CEO Answers All The Tough Questions in Sustainability Report

H&M's latest sustainability report features an interview with CEO Karl-Johan Persson. The Swedish billionaire spoke bluntly on topics like wages and overconsumption, but…
Peabody Energy declared bankruptcy last week. Some were surprised; others not so much. One such investor

Will Bad Companies Fail? Want To Bet?

"If you're divesting from bad companies and you believe they're going to fail, why not go further? Why not short them?," asks Dale…
Mars Inc, food labeling, public health, leon kaye, transparency

Mars To Distinguish ‘Everyday’ and ‘Occasional’ Foods

Privately-owned food giant Mars is raising the bar with a bold, yet potentially slippery, new approach toward food labeling. What stands out most…
Thirty states and the District of Columbia now allow for chartered benefit corporations, but legislation varies from state to state.

Benefit Corporation Law Should Be Uniform in the United States

The United States should have a uniform set of regulations for all benefit corporations within this country, argues Rebecca Hamburg, a graduate student…
Sustainability report, adidas, supply chain, better cotton, waste diversion, Leon Kaye, fashion, apparel industry

Sustainability is About Saving Sport, Says Adidas

Athletic apparel giant Adidas announced that it is retooling its sustainability strategy in order to ensure that sporting activities will long endure. "Sport…
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Social Good Fashion Turns to Biomimicry and Tech

What if your clothes mimicked nature? A collection of fashionable garments, designed for social good by the students and alumni at the Parsons'…
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TaDah Foods Promotes Eating Good and Doing Good

Five years ago, the company’s founder, John Sorial, set out to create super inventive, high-quality, insanely delicious East Mediterranean cuisine with a purpose.…
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New Gap, Inc. Campaign Says #CloseThePayGap

Using the hashtag #CloseThePayGap, Gap is asking people to “represent the 21 percent pay gap” on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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The Rise of Eco-Athleisure

From the birth of the mainstream “athleisure” movement to boundary-pushing icons like Serena Williams, fashion has inspired many of us to suck it…
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The Business Case for E-Cycling

Do you have an old flip phone or game system in your basement or garage just gathering dust? Businesses may have old equipment…
Better cotton initiative, sustainability, fashion, fast fashion, Leon Kaye

Brands Must Do More to Promote Cotton with a Story

Cotton is the livelihood for an estimated 250 million people — saying no to cotton is hardly the solution. Saying yes to more…
Materiality

Beyond the SEC and Disclosure: Why Materiality Matters

How do companies best address the differing concepts of materiality across the various sustainability reporting frameworks? Eight of the world’s biggest names in…
Social enterprise, corporate responsibility, Colgate, Leon Kaye, ASPIREist, USA Network, Neal Weinberg, LeBron James

ASPIREist Brings Meaningful Content to TV

ASPIREist, a feature news show, is out to showcase the issues that matter to today's generation and empower viewers to take action.
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5 Ways Sustainability Helps Companies Act More Like Startups

Companies that are more established can generate the energy and employee commitment that startups enjoy even if they have already developed a product…
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Fossil Fuel Companies Can’t Get Away With Dodgy Climate Dealings

Fossil fuel companies just can’t seem to get away with dodgy dealings when it comes to climate change. Building on prior investigations, a…
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