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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Another Challenge for Chipotle

Just as Chipotle hired outside food-safety consultants to help improve its food safety, it should turn to outside experts to address this lingering…
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Google Launches Equity-Free Accelerator Program

In addition to equipping startup teams with top Google developers and experts, the company plans to back startups in Brazil, India and Indonesia…
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Forced Labor in Corporate Supply Chains: A Powerful Role for Benchmarking

Many firms have policies on forced labor and trafficking, but there's a long way to go on worker communication and supply chain transparency,…
In August, TCC donated 100,000 backpacks filled with school supplies to students throughout our local communities.

How to Attract and Retain Millennials Through CSR Efforts

A meaningful corporate social responsibility (CSR) program is quickly becoming the newest way to recruit and retain today’s new generation of workers. Here…
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Save Money and Cut Impact With This Overlooked Strategy

Most business leaders are surprised to learn they spend 1 to 3 percent of their annual revenue on this dirty habit.
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California, Feds Reject Volkswagen Recall ‘Fix’

Last week, the California Air Resources Board and the U.S. EPA said "no deal" to Volkswagen's proposal to buy back some of the…
You might have heard that the wealthiest 1 percent of earners have been doing very well.

Income Tax Law Makes Inequality Worse

Corporate law and taxes are dull subjects, and that helps the bad guys get away with it.
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The North Face Sources Only Cruelty-Free Down

In October 2014, the North Face committed to achieving 100 percent certified responsible down by fall 2017. It achieved its goal in fall…
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4 Ways Nonprofits Should Market Employee-Matching Gifts

Need help getting your donors to submit matching-gift requests? Learn more about how to market matching-gift programs to your nonprofit's supporters and start…
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The VW Scandal Continues: Implications for Corporate Social Responsibility

Volkswagen’s emissions scandal has not only tarnished its own reputation, but also given us a stark lesson in how businesses should (not) approach…
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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…