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.

Policy Points: How Business Can Address Climate Change, Minimum Wage and Taxes

A sustainable economy will depend on business policies that will advance change on a societal level. Here are three important policies that can…

Are Your Electronics Socially Responsible?

As organizations work to meet sustainability standards across their entire supply chain, they’re taking a hard look at the socioeconomic impacts of the…

The Future of Employee Benefits: Employee Giving Programs

Research suggests the presence of corporate philanthropy programs have the potential to increase revenue by up to 20 percent, reduce staff turnover by…

From Jail, Ammon Bundy Still Promotes Land-Grab Agenda

Residence behind bars can't stop Ammon Bundy. From his cell, he continues to advocate for decontrol of federal lands and promote the Koch…

McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets Score a Natural Makeover

Considering that the current recipe for McNuggets has over 30 ingredients, the fact McDonald’s has taken so long to change the recipe makes…

People, Profits and Pounds in the American Candy Market

From a health and sustainability perspective, the problem isn't with having a sweet treat now and then. It's with the artificial ingredients found…

General Mills Leverages Skills-Based Volunteerism Across the Globe

General Mills' commitment to volunteerism is an inspiring example of a global company taking action locally to make a difference. TriplePundit spoke with…

The Global Effort to Make Beef More Sustainable

Oft maligned for its hefty environmental impact, the beef industry is finally taking notice of the shifting marketplace. Companies across the value chain…

The Business Sector Needs to Act on the Global Water Shortage

Approximately 700 million people suffer from water scarcity, and researchers estimate the situation will only grow worse. It's vital for businesses to not…

Unilever’s Toxic, 15-Year Legacy in India

Unilever likes to paint itself as the model corporate citizen. But when the media spotlight is off, the company reverts to using its…

A Peek Into the Future of Mobility

A recent event hosted by Shell gathered leaders from across the mobility sector -- from academics to auto industry execs -- for a…

When Creating Shared Value Causes Value Destruction: The Case of Nespresso

Earlier this year, the city-state of Hamburg, Germany banned the purchase of products that are hard to recycle or create unnecessary pollution, including…

Report: C-Suites and Board Rooms Still Lacking in Women

In 2015, the share of incoming female CEOs fell to 2.8 percent, the lowest since 2011. In North America, the news is even…

Timberland Announces Bold Sustainability Goals for 2020

Timberland sets long-term goals every five years and just announced its agenda leading to 2020. The mantra is 100 percent . . .…

As Corporations Fade, A Search For What’s Next

Many publicly-traded corporations are like dinosaurs, says author Gerald Davis. They cannot keep up with changes in hiring, sourcing and technology. They are…