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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Socially Responsible Crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing is all the rage - how can your company use this new technique to solve social and environmental problems?
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Corporate Philanthropy: The Benefits of Volunteer Grant Programs

By Adam Weinger Has your company considered instituting a volunteer grant program? These charitable programs, which are also known as Dollars for Doers…
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The Truth Will Out: The Tide Is Turning

If you’ve ever watched the tide turn, you know that there is a long period where nothing seems to happen then the water…
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The Truth Will Out: Competition

Sustainability is becoming an intrinsic part of corporate competition. What percentage of the world’s large companies would you expect to have special corporate…
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Baxter Reduces GHG Emissions by 7%, Water Use by 6%

Baxter International Inc., a true sustainability game-changer in the healthcare industry, issued its 2011 (and 13th consecutive) Sustainability Report about its social, environmental…

Book Review: The New Sustainability Advantage, by Bob Willard

Bob Willard’s 10th Anniversary book, The New Sustainability Advantage, is an update of the old with new and relevant examples. For sustainability non-believers,…
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Rio+20 Update: Brazil, Denmark, France And South Africa Lead Call For Sustainability Reporting

Sustainability reporting may be a big winner of this week’s UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro. Paragraph 47 of Rio+20’s…
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PwC Invests in Financial Literacy

PwC launched Earn Your Future, a program that seeks to close the critical gaps of lacking financial literacy among people as well as…
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Raytheon, the Diversity and Ethics Pacesetter

Diversity is not the only reason why Raytheon is a solid case study of corporate responsibility: ethics, environmental stewardship and community work are…
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The Truth Will Out: Government Regulation

Government regulation regarding CSR reporting is a growing trend. How will this affect voluntary reporting and standard reporting guidelines?
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Kohl’s in the LEED with Energy Efficiency and a More Sustainable Supply Chain

This week Kohl’s issued its first annual corporate social responsibility (CSR) report, which discusses the company's energy efficiency and green building efforts.
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Abbott Increases Sustainable Packaging, Decreases Carbon Emissions

Abbott’s focus on its corporate responsibility agenda lies in four major areas: innovation, access to medical care, supporting consumers and environmental protection.
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Can Shareholder Activism Spur Electric Utilities to Shift Away from Coal?

Some of the largest US electric utilities in the use are facing shareholder proxy votes calling on them to enact and report on…
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Corporate Responsibility Magazine Releases “100 Best List”

Yesterday Corporate Responsibility Magazine released its 13th annual “100 Best Corporate Citizens List” during a ceremony at the New York Stock Exchange.

Is Fracking Sustainable?

CSRHub launches fracking as a new special issue. This allows users to filter for companies within the CSRHub data set that participate in…