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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JPMorgan, Deutsche Bank Set New Coal Policies

They're the two most recent in a line of banks, including Bank of America, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo, that have committed…
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The Power of Transparency

Despite honest intentions, transparency is rarely easy. It’s one thing to promise it — and another thing entirely to deliver on that promise.
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DARK Act Threatens Consumers’ Right to Know Food Content

TriplePundit asked the chairman of the Just Label It initiative and founder of organic dairy company Stonyfield Farm to explain why the DARK…
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The 2016 International Home and Housewares Show — A Sustainable Assessment

March, this year, is a big month for expos, and the first one we attended this month was the International Home and Housewares…
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3p Weekend: 10 Brands Doing Sustainable Cotton Right

From organic fast-fashion to fair trade, these 10 brands are showing it's possible to do sustainable cotton right.
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United Kicks Off Regular Biofuel Flights on West Coast

Today United Airlines will debut its first commercial flight using a new biofuel blend called Honeywell Green Jet Fuel. The flight will travel…
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Eco-Friendly Hijabis: Taking a Sustainable Stance in Muslim Fashion

Adopting a sustainable attitude to Islamic wear is a positive and important move in the Muslim fashion industry, not only for green hijabis.…
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Policy Points: How Business Can Influence Paid Leave, Taxes and Climate Issues

By Zach Bernstein Voluntary corporate sustainability initiatives and social enterprises are essential but are not game-changers by themselves. In addition, we need laws…
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Whole Foods Promises to Sell ‘Ugly’ Fruits and Vegetables

Whole Foods announced that it will start selling “ugly” fruits and vegetables in a partnership with the Bay Area startup Imperfect Produce.
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Oregon’s ‘Cowboy Campers’ Face New Indictment Over Crimes of Violence

Ammon Bundy and his gang of armed thugs face new charges over the Oregon takeover, and his father Cliven is finally called to…
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Whole Foods Partners with SolarCity to Install PV Panels on 100 Roofs

Whole Foods has reached an agreement with NRG Energy and SolarCity to install as many as 84 to 100 solar rooftop installations on…
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Cargill to Reduce Use of Antibiotics in Cattle by 20 Percent

Four Cargill feedlots in Colorado, Kansas and Texas, in addition to four cattle yards run by the company’s partner Friona Industries, will reduce…
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Greenpeace: Brands (Still) Not Doing Enough to Protect Indonesian Forests

Last year's horrendous Southeast Asian forest fires should have been a wake-up call to companies to ensure their supply chains were free of…
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Pigs Have Flown: A Constructive Conversation on Twitter with Monsanto

During yesterday's Twitter chat with Monsanto, CEO Hugh Grant shared his support for GMO labeling at the federal level.
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Procter & Gamble Rejects Some Ingredients Linked to Cancer

It seems market forces, not government regulation, are shaping corporate action, with the recent transparency moves by Procter & Gamble and SC Johnson…
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