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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Toyota’s New 2016 Prius Pumps Up Hybrid Market With Sport And Style

Toyota's new 2016 Prius line adds a generous helping of fun to the hybrid experience, with a raft of new fuel efficiency improvements…
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HR Directors Must Sell CSR To Win Millennial Job Candidates

New research by Global Tolerance found that 62 percent of surveyed millennials “only want to work for an organization that delivers social and…
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reSET to Benefit Corps: If You’re Serious, Come to CT

A year ago, Connecticut became the 25th state to adopt a law allowing benefit corporations, after the hard work of one motivated entrepreneur.
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Global Sustainability Summit: Food & Sustainability

Lauren Palumbo of Boston-based food rescue organization Lovin' Spoonfuls discusses food waste.
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Google, LinkedIn Campus Layouts at Odds with Urban Living

The city of Mountain View, California -- home to Google, LinkedIn, Intuit and Microsoft's Silicon Valley office -- boasts gorgeous campuses for work…
Arrow Electronics CSR Director Joe Verrengia at the Tuleeni Orphanage in Tanzania.

Guiding Innovation Forward in Rural Africa

Arrow Electronics and several nonprofit partners are turning used cargo containers into fully equipped, solar-powered digital classrooms and health clinics that can be…
An interactive website like this one from Heinz is a great way to communicate your sustainability plan with customers and other stakeholders.

How to Integrate Sustainability into Marketing Communications

Nowadays, incorporating sustainability into your communications plan is a fundamental part of your company’s success.
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Closing the Loop in Fast Fashion

Fast fashion (trendy, affordable pieces from the likes of H&M, Uniqlo and Zara) is often criticized for creating waste. But what if the…
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Did Airbnb Win or Lose On Prop F?

Airbnb successfully lobbied to defeat a ballot initiative that sought to limit house-sharing in San Francisco. But did the company really win?
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ExxonMobil in Hot Water for Climate Change Lies (Again)

ExxonMobil has gotten a pass on its climate change lies for many years. Why should this year be any different?
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Big is Beautiful

The big question about business sustainability has always been: Can it scale? In her highly readable and well argued new book, "Green Giants,"…
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Fetzer Vineyards Becomes Largest Winery To Go Net Positive

Fetzer has been pioneering earth-friendly winemaking long before it was a buzzword. But Fetzer is on a mission to become better than sustainable:…
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How Future Businesses Will Benefit from Clean Energy Storage

Why exactly should business owners be interested in clean energy storage? Let’s take a look at what the transformative technology promises.
B Corp certification is an important step to becoming a truly sustainable business. But it's only half the battle, says

Certified B Corps Are Only Halfway Done

B Corp certification is an important step to becoming a truly sustainable business. But it's only half the battle, says one entrepreneur.
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The Anatomy of Healthy CSR Reporting

An effectively-communicated corporate social responsibility (CSR) story can produce tremendous benefits for an organization – from engaged stakeholders to a growing bottom line.…
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