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.

The word "corporatocracy has exploded in popularity in the 21st century and its definition is therefore iterating rapidly.

Doing Away with the Death Economy

The self-proclaimed "economic hit man" explains how he used optimistic modeling to get developing countries signed up for more debt then they could…
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Shareholders Ask the SEC: Stop ExxonMobil’s Attempts To Block Climate Resolutions

Shareholders representing more than $1 billion in ExxonMobil shares asked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to reject the oil giant’s plan to…
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Prologis Makes the Business Case for Investing in Solar

Warehouse owner Prologis has long been engaged in the solar industry, and it's now America's second largest corporate solar power generator after Walmart.
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Study: Migrant Worker Abuse Bad for Business

A new study highlights migrant worker abuse as a pervasive problem in global industry and one that jeopardizes future businesses and their reputations.
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JetBlue’s CSR Strategy Builds Both Brand and Community

How important is corporate social responsibility to a company's brand today? We speak with JetBlue's CSR manager, Kate Wetzel, about how skilled volunteering…
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Lush Campaign Tells Syrian Refugees: You Are Welcome

Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics joined with the International Rescue Committee, a nonprofit organization that responds to humanitarian crises around the world, to send…
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Can ‘Han Solo’ Hack the San Bernardino Phone?

The battle between free data access and personal security grabbed headlines this week, around the iPhone belonging to San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan…
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Should EV Investments Absolve Volkswagen of Diesel Cheating?

Sources in Germany suggest that the EPA may be heading toward an creative deal with Volkswagen -- but is it one that will…
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Balancing Profitability and Sustainability

What struggles do environmentally-concerned business managers face on a daily basis? How do you balance being green and making a profit?
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For-Profit Colleges As Benefit Corporations: Where’s The School Spirit?

In the last few years, six for-profit colleges have re-chartered themselves to become benefit corporations, with a dual mission to pursue a public…
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Fundraising Made Easy in 4 Steps

Fundraising can seem daunting, but it doesn't have to be. Joanne Sonenshine, founder and CEO of Connective Impact, whittles down the process in…
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7 Ways Small Businesses Can Help Nonprofits

Is your small business trying to think of ways to be more socially responsible? Check out these seven strategies that your company can…
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Decade-Long Walmart Partnership Offers Sustainability Lessons

The Environmental Defense Fund and Walmart are touting a decade of partnership that has resulted in large-scale sustainability progress, with lessons for other…
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Twitter Chat Follow-Up: Mondelēz on Cross-Sector Partnerships Post-COP21

TriplePundit hosted a Twitter chat on Feb. 1 to discuss cross-sector partnerships and their importance post-COP21 as key to making things happen. As…
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Crawl-Walk-Run: Gaining Sustainability Momentum

In the U.S., consumer awareness, the demand for more transparency and continued compression on margins are providing an opportunity for private brands to…