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.

JPMorgan Chase’s $100M Investment in Detroit is Paying Off

Back in 2014, JPMorgan Chase made headlines with what it claimed was a $100 million investment in Detroit. Today, the evidence suggests the…

The Cocoa Industry’s Road to Sustainability

Even as demand for cocoa climbs, smallholder cocoa farmers often struggle to make ends meet. Taco Terheijden, director of cocoa sustainability for Cargill…

Sustainable Packaging Solutions for the E-Commerce Sector

E-commerce offers great customer convenience and satisfaction. But one of the biggest problems facing the shopping medium is the byproducts and waste produced,…

Is Competition Between Sustainability Reporting Standards Healthy?

Competition in well-functioning markets tends to increase product innovation and quality and lower prices. But is this the case in the market for…

Businesses Must Respect Human Rights for a Fair Transition to a Renewable Future

As companies and governments strengthen their commitments to renewable energy, they must also strengthen their respect of human rights to ensure a fast…

How CSR Can Serve as an Incubator for Business Ideas

It’s crucial to align your corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy with your company’s values, says Humana SVP Heidi S. Margulis. This means that…

These 3 Myths About Grants-Management Software Are Holding You Back

There's no reason to fear an online grants-management system that works the way you work. But uncertainty with change may be holding you…

National Academy of Sciences Weighs In On Genetically-Engineered Foods

After examining genetically-engineered foods for two years, the National Academy of Sciences released its report. If you were expecting a silver bullet that…

5 Considerations for Leaders in a Purpose-Driven Workplace

Discover five ways to improve your performance as a leader in a purpose-driven workplace.

Insurance Companies Made Millions on Hurricane Sandy

A year-long NPR investigation reveals that many citizens who lost their homes during Hurricane Sandy insist they were shortchanged on claim payouts --…

Doctors Insist on Moving or Postponing Rio Olympics: Should Business Follow?

Should the 2016 Olympic games in Rio be postponed, or even moved? In an open letter to the World Health Organization, 186 doctors…

Gawker Lawsuit Exposes Champerty of Tech Champ Peter Thiel

Everybody wants to know why Peter Thiel secretly bankrolled Hulk Hogan's "sex tape" case against Gawker Media.

Internet Company Aims to Boost ‘Made In America’ Goods

Maker’s Row is a startup company aiming to produce more goods domestically. By matching U.S. factories with business proposals, the platform hopes to…

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…