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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Simple Sustainability Strategies Begin with Waste Management

“So many solutions to waste problems are quick and don’t require an enormous outlay of money. But many companies don’t see the reduction…
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Cultivating Our Leadership of the Future

Today's business leaders face a challenging and volatile environment. To stay above water, they must learn to shift their mindset.
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Is MGM Resorts Really Leaving the Nevada Grid?

In May, news broke that gaming giant MGM Resorts International planned to leave Nevada's power grid. Nevadans quickly grew concerned that the exit…
Corporate governance, sustainability, shareholder activism, Leon Kaye, human rights, Wall Street

Shareholder Activism on Sustainability Issues is Surging

Concerns over environmental and social sustainability challenges are the the fastest growing cause behind today's shareholder proposals, suggests a Harvard Business School study.
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Sustainability on the Menu in Copenhagen: 3 Stand-Out Restaurants to Try

Forget Noma: Here are three great Copenhagen restaurants worth trying ... and they're deeply committed to sustainability, too!
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7 Tips for Your Next Cause Marketing Campaign

Learn seven action-oriented tips to take your upcoming cause marketing campaigns to the next level. From advice about selecting a tactic to creating…
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How a Simple Idea Could Make Data Centers 25 Percent More Efficient

Computer scientists led by Microsoft figured out a way to improve the efficiency of data centers by 25 percent. The trick? They tweaked…
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The Secret Weapon of Effective Sustainability Project Managers

Effective sustainability managers have strong interpersonal as well as strong technical skills. Fortunately, charisma can be cultivated. The first step is to determine…
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Greenpeace Calls Out Leading Fashion Brands in ‘Detox Catwalk’

In what Greenpeace calls its third annual “Detox Catwalk,” the environmental organization lauds the companies making a change, while rattling the cages of…
Palm oil, sustainable palm oil, deforestation, Pepsico, Rainforest Action Network, Leon Kaye, human rights

Animated Video Highlights Labor Abuses in Palm Oil Supply Chain

Rainforest Action Network released an animated video on Facebook earlier this week that highlights its beef with the palm oil industry. The clear…
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Amazon: No. 1 for Counterfeits, Cardboard Waste and More

That cheap deal from Amazon may not be what it seems, as some say the e-commerce giant allows counterfeiters to run rampant on…
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Beyond the Porn Principle: How to Better Evaluate Social Enterprise

When the term “pornography” was put to the U.S. Supreme Court to define in 1963, Justice Potter Stewart famously stated simply, “I know…
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Corporate Mentoring Builds Leaders From Within

Mentoring is a mutually beneficial relationship, which is likely why more companies are adopting mentoring programs. We take a look at why these…
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Come Together: Can Climate Be a Bipartisan Issue?

If you’ve followed elections long enough, you know basically what to expect in the general -- sharply divergent views on everything from trade…
Millennials, banking, community development, youth programs, Bank of America, Leon Kaye, financial literacy

Bank of America Pledges $40 Million to Youth Employment

On Tuesday, Bank of America pledged $40 million to support youth-development initiatives like summer internships, skills trainings and leadership programs.
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