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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Pizza, Profits and Politics: Can an Aggressive Political Opinion Affect the Bottom-Line?

Papa John has recently stated his opposition towards Obamacare, declaring it would increase the prices of his pizzas. Chik-fil-A also announced its political…
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Cisco 2012 CSR Report: Packaging, Supplier Diversity & Governance

Cisco has long been a corporate social responsibility (CSR) trailblazer, and this year the Cisco 2012 CSR report is no exception.
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CSRHub Celebrates 5th Anniversary

CSRHub marked the fifth anniversary since our founding. It’s a remarkable milestone, and we feel we have accomplished more than anyone thought possible…
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Corporate Philanthropy: The Latest Snapshot of Giving Trends

The Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP) and The Conference Board released their Corporate Giving Standard (CGS) trends survey this week.
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Chevron Ramps Up Anti-AIDS Agenda: CSR or PR?

Is Chevron a leading corporate citizen because of its efforts to fight HIV/AIDS, or is this all just another public relations stunt?
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GE Launches CSR Portal With Focus on People, Planet and Economy

Now GE is even more forthcoming with its corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives and strategy with the launch of its GE Citizenship site.
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Microsoft’s YouthSpark Commits $500M To Employ 300M Youth Worldwide

Microsoft announced the launch of YouthSpark, a worldwide program that closes the “opportunity gap” that is disenfranchising young people across the world.
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Marriott International Spotlights Planet and Youth Unemployment

Here’s one hotel chain, or rather, family of hotel chains, you can feel proud to support while on your future travels. Marriott International,…
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Nokia Releases 2011 Sustainability Report and New Company Strategy

Nokia's 2011 corporate social responsibility report unveiled a new company focus and reported solid CSR results.
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5 Reasons Why You Need a CSR Communications Roadmap

Like any corporate process, a good CSR strategy takes time and involves many stakeholders. It's very important to have clear short and long…
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State Street Sustainability Report Tackles Water, Waste and Carbon

Yesterday Street Corporation, based in Boston, released its 2011 corporate social responsibility report.
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Costco, the Genuine Retail CSR Leader?

Could Costco possibly be the most genuine leader when it comes to corporate social responsibility (CSR) and governance? While most big box retailers…
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CSR Reporting Leaders in the Greater Boston Area

Fortune 500 companies whose headquarters reside in the greater Boston area take social responsibility reporting quite seriously.
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Seals of Approval: Paper Certification Systems

Sustainable forestry practices are at the heart of the North American paper and pulp industry. Thanks to an ever-growing variety of consumer resources,…
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The Truth Will Out: CSR is a Profession

The growth of sustainability and corporate social responsibility roles or functions that have these responsibilities has grown to encompass a fledgling professional field.…