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.

The Hult Prize: Incubating for Impact

"At the Hult Prize, we believe the companies of the future will be impact-centered, profit-minded and market-driven," founder Ahmad Ashkar said at the…

How a Social Media Company Drastically Reduced Online Racial Profiling

NextDoor was confronted with racial profiling incidents for much of last year, and took quick action to stamp it out with better site…

Patient Education and Improving Access to Quality Healthcare

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, more Americans are insured now than ever before. But many newly-insured patients don't know enough about wellness…

The Science-Based Business Case for Addressing Climate Change

James Donovan, CEO of impact investing firm ADEC Innovations, makes the business case for strong corporate action around climate change and the U.N.…

How to Set Science-Based Targets for Scope 1, 2 and 3 Emissions

It is fairly straightforward to set reduction goals for emissions your company controls (Scopes 1 and 2). But goal-setting for supply chain emissions…

B Lab Co-Founder: This is the ‘Biggest Trend of Our Lifetimes’

B Lab co-founder Jay Coen Gilbert called the transition from shareholder value to stakeholder value "the biggest trend of our lifetimes." And he…

Bicycles Are Good for Business, Your Body and the Planet

After warming up to the health perks of cycling to work, freelance writer Daphne Standford decided to explore other ways in which bikes…

Chobani Founder Faces Racism, Death Threats For Hiring Immigrants

Chobani founder Hamdi Ulukaya found himself the target of constant trolling on social media and even death threats for his pro-immigrant stance.

At BSR 2016, Business Leaders Make the Case for Climate Action

Climate action is no longer about philanthropy or social responsibility; it is good business sense, company executives said at the BSR conference in…

Rethink the Runway: Mainstreaming Sustainable Fashion

Americans are gravitating toward sustainable fashion. But there’s a problem: People can’t choose sustainably-sourced clothing if it’s not available on the shelves. Ken…

7 Global Food Conglomerates Partner on Water Stewardship Commitments

The companies are participating in the AgWater Challenge, a collaborative initiative organized by Ceres and World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

Extended Stay America Offers Shelter to Cancer Patients

Through a new partnership with the American Cancer Society, Extended Stay America is making treatment a little easier for the millions of folks…

Clif Bar Proves That Corporate Social Responsibility Can Win Customers

Clif Bar demonstrates the business case that a company can achieve superior financial results simply by meeting consumer expectations for a healthful product…

Preparing for Organizational Change

Making a big organizational shift can be daunting, but it is sometimes necessary. Here are some tips for making the change less painful…

Ignoring Scientific Evidence, Consumers use Alternative Medicines at Their Own Risk

The complete lack of scientific evidence substantiating any health benefits is the reality of the homeopathic medicine industry, but the sector still reaps…