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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Fallout From the Oregon Takeover Continues

The Bundy net widens with 14 new arrests and indictments over the 2014 Nevada standoff and the recent takeover of the Malheur Wildlife…
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Building an Engaged Work Culture: Culture Starts with a Purpose

Jonathan Hanwit, partner and CEO of ThinkPARALLAX, offers seven ideas relating to healthy workforce culture, starting from big-picture thinking down to the nuts…
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In-N-Out Burger Says No to Antibiotics

Suddenly, the famed burger chain In-N-Out changed its policy and pledged to source antibiotic-free beef.
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Social Enterprises: The Fourth Sector

The social enterprise is the end product of the public, private and social sectors meshing into each other; they are the new “fourth…
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Mindfulness, Sustainability, Social Responsibility – Not Just Buzzwords!

Is your business experiencing an exodus of good employees? If so, you are not alone. Many large businesses and multinationals struggle with the…
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Op/Ed: Growing Food in a Changing Climate with Carbon-Neutral Crops

The CEO of Monsanto explains how his company is using high- and low-tech soil management to reduce carbon emissions. Want to put a…
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Etsy Shares 10 Social Impact Tips

Etsy not only provides crafts that would look great on your wall and one of the only legit “you can work from home”…
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Food Companies Sign Up for Protein Challenge 2040

The United Kingdom-based NGO Forum for the Future recently launched the Protein Challenge 2040, a coalition that aims to bring together the global…
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HPE 3rd Living Progress Exchange Spurs ICT Innovation

What will increase opportunities in the information, communication and technology sectors? And what is it that drives excellence and efficiency for ICT companies?…
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Hundreds of Volkswagen Class-Actions Call for Massive Damages

More than 400 class-action suits have been filed against Volkswagen. They allege the automaker not only included "emissions cheating" software into its vehicles,…
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To Tweet or Not to Tweet: Yelp’s Living Wage Debate

What do you do when you find that your paycheck isn't enough to survive on in the country's fourth-largest city? Many of us…
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Excessive CEO Pay is a Big Problem

CEO pay grew a staggering 997 percent over the past 36 years, “greatly outpacing the growth in the cost of living, the productivity…
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Social Purpose vs. Benefit Corporations: Small Distinction, Big Difference

"The law is impractical and unworkable," corporate lawyer Michael Hutchings says of benefit corporation legislation. The permissive alternative to a benefit corporation law…
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5 Hidden Benefits of ‘One for One’ Business Giving

One-for-one programs are great for the world (and great for external marketing purposes), but their greatness reaches far beyond this overt impact. Dig…
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Crawl-Walk-Run: Scaling Up Sustainability Programs

Consumer demand for sustainable food products has reached unprecedented levels in recent years, boosting loyalty to brand values, rather than to brands. Sustainable…
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