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.

Putting Circular Economy Principles Into Practice

The risks inherent in a globalized linear economy are manifest. Resource and economic shocks reverberate across the globe. This increased vulnerability comes at…

United Airlines Faces New PR Problem in China

Dr. David Dao, the 69-year-old physician who sustained injuries when he was dragged off a United Airlines flight on Sunday, is being called…

Plastic-Free Legos? Toy Giant Seeks Alternative Material for Blocks

The Danish toymaker is investing $150 million in the search for an alternative material that doesn't diminish Lego's classic nap fit.

Thinking About a Corporate Wastewater Program? What You Need to Know

Two companies with very different business models, General Mills and Levi Strauss & Co., share their approaches to tackling wastewater within their operations…

3p Weekend: 10 Corporate Hiring Programs Worth a Closer Look

This week we tip our hats to companies looking to make a difference the old-fashioned way: with a job.

Big Data Comes to Financial and Sustainability Reporting Frameworks

The business world -- historically more concerned with financial reporting -- is increasingly realizing that measurement and tracking of non-financial resources helps identify…

Google Fights Back Against Pay Inequality Accusations

Google claims to have achieved gender parity across its global offices. The Department of Labor disagrees -- and it's suing Google for allegedly…

Portland Metro Targets 100 Percent Renewable Energy By 2050

This week Portland, Oregon and surrounding Multnomah County unveiled a joint agenda to meet 100 percent of their energy needs with renewables by…

Looking Ahead: 8 Characteristics of Bold Sustainability Leadership

In a year underlined by uncertainty, there has never been a more crucial time to start mapping your sustainability strategy – one that…

P&G and Microsoft Demonstrate How to Move Beyond Recycling

Did a waste audit reveal your company’s recycling program isn’t exactly where you want it to be? Don’t be discouraged. Plateaus are part…

There’s No Role for Storytelling in Your Sustainability Report

Very few stakeholders spend time reading dense, formal corporate reports -- which means one thing, argues thinkPARALLAX: Your sustainability report is no place…

Advertisers Flee ‘O’Reilly Factor’ Before Boycotters Catch Them

Fearing financial backlash, advertisers drop The O'Reilly Factor as soon as news breaks about host Bill O'Reilly's legal history.

3p Weekend: 8 Companies Moving Forward on Animal Welfare

While plenty of laggards remain, the worlds largest animal welfare NGOs call out these eight companies as leading the way in their sectors…

Ethics for Healthcare and Public Administration Professionals

Maintaining an ethical framework requires leadership that leads by example.

Tracking Collaboration For Sustainability and Social Impact

A recent report by the consultancy Corporate Citizenship tracks collaboration as a catalyst for responsible business, as well as greater sustainability and social…