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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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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Rock The Green: Entertainment Plus Engagement for Sustainability

One of the most sustainable music events in the United States is scheduled to rock Milwaukee once again on Sept. 17, and TriplePundit…
Immigration, human rights, technology, Leon Kaye, innovation, Silicon Valley, Syrian refugees

U.S. Immigration Policy Needs a Massive Rethink

U.S. immigration policy is focused on an outdated model -- one that categorizes people into two groups: those from Mexico and “other than…
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4 Steps to a Remote Workforce and a Healthier Planet

Businesses all over the world are beginning to see how remote work options create happier employees and a healthier world -- and boost…
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JetBlue’s Purpose-Driven Campaigns Spark Conversation

During a divisive time, how can a company inspire people to lay aside personal opinions and do something for the greater good? JetBlue…
Uruguay, Tobacco, Phillip Morris, public health, smoking, Leon Kaye

Phillip Morris Loses Lawsuit Against Uruguay on Tough Tobacco Rules

An international trade court ruled against Philip Morris in the company’s lawsuit against the government of Uruguay over tobacco-labeling rules. The tobacco giant…
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What Nature Teaches Us About Design and Leadership

“A sustainable world already exists," Janine Benyus, co-founder of the Biomimicry Institute, said at the 2016 Sustainable Brands Conference. "And we need to…
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Power to the People: Enel Group and the SDG Compass

When heading out into unfamiliar territory, a map or a compass can keep us on course. Fortunately, there is such a "compass" for…
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