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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Embracing Systemic Thinking for Our Firms of the Future

Helping our organizations become firms of the future will center on shifting our logic from mechanistic to living systems, predicts biomimcry expert Giles…
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The Growing Ocean Plastic Crisis

Vast amounts of plastic are turning our oceans into a polluted, inhospitable mess, and without strong action by governments and companies, it could…
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The ‘Deep Pockets’ Behind the Oregon Takeover

Ammon Bundy styles himself a leader of men, but his armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge has become a trap.
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Ceres: U.S. Oil and Gas Companies Are Not Adequately Disclosing Climate Risk

Not one of the 23 American oil and gas companies in the S&P 500 index included the potential impact of an international climate…
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David Koch Leaves Museum Board Amidst Controversy

Last week, David Koch resigned from the board of the American Museum of Natural History after 23 years. Environmental groups have been clamoring…
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Activist Ai Weiwei Takes The Lego Group to School

While the Lego Group ultimately came to the right decision, the toy manufacturer learned a difficult lesson. Trying to control who buys your…
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Your Smartphone May Be Linked to Child Labor

Amnesty International found child labor in the supply chains of 16 multinational tech companies, including Apple, Samsung, Daimler and Microsoft.
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Apple’s White-Male Board Votes Down Diversity Proposal

Despite an outward commitment to diversity, when push comes to shove, Apple's white- and male-dominated leadership isn't willing to give up its seats…
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Ford Promotes Teen Safe-Driving Program at Detroit Auto Show

At the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Ford devoted part of its floor-space to promote its teen safe-driving program.
Sustainable Economy; Public-Private Relations; Public-Private Partnerships; COP21; SDGs; Benefit Corporations

Benefit Corporations for a Sustainable Economy

If governments around the world want to encourage public-private partnerships that help us transition toward a sustainable economy, then they must also create…
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Boosting Sustainability in the World’s Priciest Sailing Race

The Ben Ainslie Racing team and 11th Hour Racing have their eye on the America's Cup -- but for more reasons than winning…
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Chipotle Moves To Put ‘Healthy’ and Safety Back in Fast Food

While its food safety issues have yet to be officially resolved, and may never be, Chipotle boldly asserts it will reboot its staff…
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10 Reasons Why a Solar Plant in the Abu Dhabi Desert Matters for CSR

The Abu Dhabi desert hosts the largest solar energy plant in the Middle East. What's particularly special about this renewable energy initiative is…
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Men Advancing the Gender Agenda

When PwC advisory consultant Peter Yobo moved from Ghana to the U.S., he found it "amazing" that American women could go to school,…
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TransCanada Shows How the TPP Will Threaten Climate

TransCanada's lawsuit against the U.S. government -- which utilize a dispute mechanism in NAFTA -- could be a sign of what's to come…
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