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.

Corporate giving can take many forms, from staff volunteer days (like this tree-planting initiative at Yahoo!) to charitable donations. This post details five tips for getting involved.

5 Tips for Introducing a Charitable Giving Program to Your Company

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Interview: Eric Dominguez, Caesars Entertainment

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Sustainable Brands ‘14 Preview: Arrow Electronics on CSR Metrics

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Why Corporate Philanthropy Is a Key to Employee Engagement

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Bacardi Makes Energy Efficiency Upgrades to Its Rum Facility in Puerto Rico

After highlighting significant reductions in water and energy use in its 2013 corporate social responsibility (CSR) report, Bacardi recently announced new energy efficiency…

Fighting the Descent Into Oligarchy with Corporate Social Responsibility

A recent study from political science professors at Princeton and Northwestern concludes that America is, as the incomparable Hamilton Nolan put it, actually…

Coal and the Role of Multi-Stakeholderism

There’s little doubt that multi-stakeholderism is crucial to elements of the business and human rights movement, but is this type of collaboration always…
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Global Companies Call On Governments to Cap Carbon Emissions

More than 70 major multinational companies signed the Trillion Tonne Communiqué, coordinated by The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group, to limit cumulative…

Record Number of Non-U.S. Firms Make ‘World’s Most Ethical’ List

A record number of companies based outside the U.S., including H&M, Marks & Spencer, L'OREAL and 35 others from 21 countries and 5…

The Economic Case for Peace

Last month, a report from the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), further makes the case that violence, in all its forms, is…
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Bing to Put Brazil’s Favelas on the Map

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Psychology of Space: The Smell and Feel of Your Workplace

How does your workplace feel to you? The spaces we occupy shape who we are and and how we behave, which directly influences…
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West Virginia Chemical Spill Update: Governor Pleads For More Help

Continuing impacts from the West Virginia chemical spill spur Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to plead for long-term assistance from FEMA.

Happy Holidays and Minimum Wage Blues from Scrooge Inc.

A $15 per hour wage is generally seen these days as a good wage. Perhaps a family can scrape by on that, but…
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Dell’s Sustainability Plan Sets Lofty Goals for 2020

Dell's 2020 Legacy of Good Plan is the next step in its Powering the Possible commitment to sustainability and corporate responsibility.