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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Selecting Inventory That Balances Business Values and Consumer Feedback

Overall, the key to a carefully-crafted product selection is transparency.
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Bringing Your ‘Whole Self’ to Work Is Harder Than It Sounds

The running concept of bringing one’s 'whole self' to work is riddled with ideological flaws. As part of our continued discussion on diversity…
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GRI and the SDG Compass: Moving Beyond the Report

The Paris Agreement and SDGs integrate the highest aspirations of the world community, defining the path for a world in transformation. Every sector…
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They’re All In On It: Multinationals Collaborate On Giant Wind Turbine

Three hot trends converge for a gigantic new wind turbine project: biomimicry, public-private partnerships and inter-corporate collaboration.
Mäntsälä, Finland, will soon heat its water using waste heat from a nearby data center.

Finnish Town Looks to a Data Center for Hot Water

Mäntsälä, Finland, will soon heat its water using waste heat from a nearby data center.
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This App Helps LA Residents Reduce Commute Time

This week Los Angeles officials announced a partnership with Xerox that seeks to reduce those dreaded traffic jams with an eco-friendly app.
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Better Hen Welfare is Simply Good Egg-onomics

Egg industry innovators show that implementing alternative hen-housing systems at scale is possible -- without compromising animal welfare.
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Oregon Occupation Update: Multiple Arrests, One Fatality

The dynamics of the armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Oregon have shifted dramatically, with the arrest of Ammon…
Boehringer Ingelheim encourages its employees to use their skills to volunteer in the community.

How BI’s Skills-Based Volunteer Program Benefits Communities and Employees

Boehringer Ingelheim's skills-based volunteer program is a leading example of how a company can leverage its employees' experience and expertise to better the…
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Is the Gates Foundation a De-Facto Corporate Front? Report Argues Yes

The scathing report from Global Justice Now accuses the foundation of cozy relationships with big corporations, and a general lack of efficacy in…
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Ikea Says We’ve Now Hit ‘Peak Curtains’

"In the West, we have probably hit peak stuff," Ikea’s head of sustainability, Steve Howard, said at a recent Guardian conference.
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Gap Wants To Halve Its Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 2020

Gap, Inc. just set an ambitious climate change target: The clothing retailer wants to cut its absolute greenhouse gas emissions in half by…
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What Does It Mean To Be a Truly Diverse Company?

Here's the problem: While there is widespread recognition that we need diversity, there is far less agreement on what being diverse actually means.
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California Attorney General to Investigate ExxonMobil

California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris launched an investigation into ExxonMobil for failing to report climate change risks to shareholders and lying to…
Constructed using traditional practices, the open-air greenhouse at the foot of Mount Salkantay will mimic the natural environment of native seedlings.

Coming Together to Tackle Deforestation in Peru

At nearly 15,000 feet above sea level, the highland regions surrounding Peru's Mount Salkantay are home to the most elevated forests in the…
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