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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How Millennials Are Leading Change in the 21st Century

How are millennials sparking innovation? The old-fashioned way: by speaking up and leading the way.
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Campbell’s Comes Out in Support of Federal GMO Labeling

Campbell Soup Co. announced that it will now support federal legislation that establishes a standard for GMO labeling. Perhaps even more importantly, Campbell’s…
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The Case of DuPont’s Pollution and the Importance of CSR

The story of DuPont's ongoing pollution in West Virginia is expertly detailed in the most recent New York Times Magazine. The account underscores…
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Concept Tool Launched at COP21 Offers Market-Based Climate Solutions

In a COP21 breakout session focused on environmental standards, Joe Madden, co-founder of EOS Climate, presented a concept that could revolutionize raw materials…
Internet.org close ties to its parent company Facebook are a sign that it is another way to expand profits, not just bring internet access to millions who need it.

Déjà Vu: Facebook’s Net-Neutrality Woes Continue in India

Remember when Facebook launched its free Internet.org application in Indonesia and India to waves of backlash from net neutrality activists? Now rebranded as…
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CSR Lessons from the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Takeover

The group of heavily armed men that is illegally occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon may be linked to ALEC, the…
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Biotech Partnership Examines the Role of Micro-Organisms in Farm Productivity

The BioAg Alliance, a joint venture between Novozymes and Monsanto, seeks to understand the impact that soil microbes have on agricultural productivity. Could…
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6 Sustainability Careers That Haven’t Occurred to You Yet

Katie Kross of Duke University's Fuqua School of Business shares six impact-oriented careers you may be missing on your job hunt.
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3p Weekend: The Silicon Valley You Won’t See on Postcards

Thanks to the influx of large tech companies, the San Francisco Bay Area has ballooned in both wealth and population over the past…
This leaking well pad in California's San Fernando Valley is sickening residents of the Porter Ranch community in Los Angeles County. Some reports predict the whole town will have to evacuate.

Fossils Gone Wild: Underground Hazards Link California and Oklahoma

A pattern of willful ignorance links the California methane leak, swarms of earthquakes in Oklahoma and water contamination in Michigan.
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Key Purpose Developments That Will Influence Business in 2016

Purpose as a powerful strategy to conduct business from the inside out has gained substantial ground in 2015 and will only have more…
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Clicking the Way To a Clean Power Future

If the World Wide Web were a country, its energy consumption would rank sixth in the world.
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Beyond the Big Four: 12 Sustainability Consultancies to Watch in 2016

Shannon Houde, founder of Walk of Life Consulting, shares her list of 12 sustainability consulting firms to watch in 2016.
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California Declares State of Emergency Over LA Methane Leak

California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency over the methane gas leak in Porter Ranch, about 30 miles northwest of downtown…
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The Conflict-Free Effect: Better for Society, Better for Business

At the Consumer Electronics Show, the CEO of Intel announced that the company is moving beyond microprocessors to validate its broader product base…