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.

Shareholder Resolution Asks Walgreens To Review Tobacco Sales

“We’re asking the company to review the financial, reputational and legal risks of continuing to sell this deadly product," Tom McCaney of the…

Capital One Empowers Girls to Code

Female designers, developers and entrepreneurs gathered with Capital One in Washington, D.C. to showcase solutions that empower young women to enter the tech…

Abercrombie & Fitch Is Over the ‘Cool Kids’ Vibe, But It’s Too Late

Instead of targeting the 'cool kids' with six-pack abs, Abercrombie’s apparel and stores will now focus on customers’ “best self and inner confidence.”…

Mylan’s EpiPen Price-Gouging is Simply Unethical

By now you've likely heard about Mylan's EpiPen price-hike, which happened to coincide with a $16 million pay raise for its CEO. We…

Get Over Vacation Guilt — Your Life Depends on It

Pre-2000, Americans took an average of 20.3 days off per year. Fast-forward to today, and the average is down to 16.2 days. Even…

Why a Focus on Sustainability Can Make You a Better CFO

CFOs who embrace sustainability issues will be better prepared for the future of reporting, risk management and shareholder engagement, says Don Reed of…

Coca-Cola Sets High Bar For Water Conservation

Coca-Cola just released a water conservation report that should encourage other Fortune 500 companies to get their water act together, too.

The Organization is a Purposeful Living System

The ideal of ‘organization-as-machine,' which was dominant throughout the 20th century, is now giving way to an ideal of ‘organization-as-living-system,' explains biomimicry expert…

3p Weekend: Innovative Reuse Can Solve Our Waste Problem

To examine how innovative reuse and recycling can address our growing waste problem, we broke down America's largest waste streams and highlighted company…

What the Outdoors Industry Is Doing About America’s Changing Landscape

The long-held notion of what an “outdoorsy” type looks like (think of old Sierra Club photos) is being dispelled.

Considerations for Offset Buyers: A Primer

Identifying the lead driver, or drivers, behind your company’s interest in offsets will help to guide how you design your program and what…

Could Startups Born Out of the #AirbnbWhileBlack Outcry Succeed?

Both Noirbnb and Innclusive started with bad customer experiences with Airbnb, specifically centered around racial discrimination. But do these startups have a future?

Corporate Cheat Sheet for Engaging Shareholder Activists

When it comes to corporate investor engagement, the socially responsible investing (SRI) community can be a unique challenge. Investor relations experts share 10…

Why Sustainability is Missing the Data Party (and How to Sneak In)

Sustainability professionals should have a fear of missing out … on data.

Samsung to Sell High-end Refurbished Cell Phones

Worldwide smartphone sales have been fairly flat recently in Q2 2016 with vendors shipping 343 million smartphone, yet Samsung has gained some market…