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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Can A Company Be ‘Good’ If It Isn’t Transparent?

Can a company be socially responsible without a transparent supply chain? Organizations unwilling to make their operations visible to consumers may be left…
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One Good Reason Why Peter Thiel Supports Donald Trump For President

Donald Trump and Trump delegate Peter Thiel are an unlikely couple, but their ideas intersect over media and First Amendment issues.
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Rwanda, Mexico Seek to Make Coffee the World’s Most Sustainable Product

Industry stakeholders are on a quest to make coffee the world’s first entirely sustainable agricultural product. Rwanda and Mexico are the first governments…
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Leave Spreadsheets Behind and Overcome Reporting Fatigue

The pain points are many for companies that use spreadsheets to collect and organize environmental and corporate social responsibility data.
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Mileage Cheating Scandal to Cost Mitsubishi $600 Million

Mitsubishi estimates that the total cost of refunds to car owners in Japan who were affected by the automaker’s mileage scandal will soar…
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Corporations to Avoid Next Month’s Republican Convention in Cleveland

Large corporate donors, including JPMorgan Chase, Motorola, UPS, Walgreen’s and Wells Fargo, are ditching the Republican National Convention -- presumably to avoid being…
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Food Waste Increased At British Supermarket Chain Tesco

Tesco, the only British grocery chain to publish annual data on food waste in its operations, noted a 2,000-ton uptick this year.
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How a New CEO Can Change Company Mindset On CSR

The perfect time to make cultural changes and implement a corporate social responsibility (CSR) program that will excite employees is when a new…
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3p Weekend: In the Wake of Orlando Tragedy, Companies Step Up

The lone light shining amidst the darkness is the outpouring of support. These are a few of those inspiring stories, along with some…
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Zero-Deforestation Commitments: What Do They Mean?

In a new report, the nonprofit organization Forests Trends analyzed more than 500 publicly-available corporate deforestation commitments. The ultimate question: Do these commitments…
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Corporate Diversity Initiatives: Best Practices and Pitfalls

It is well documented that companies with strong diversity programs have a competitive edge, but not all programs are created equal. Phyllis A.…
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In Philadelphia, A Bold Experiment In Sustainable Journalism

"People are starting to realize that serious journalism in big cities could actually go away," says Terry Egger, publisher and CEO of the…
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Responsibility, Transparency and Customer Engagement Are Keys to Marks & Spencer’s Success

Marks and Spencer, which operates over 1,000 stores across the United Kingdom and three continents, makes the case that customers should be at…
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Strippers and Ubers? They May Be More Alike Than You Think

An appeals court ruled last week that strippers are considered employees, rather than independent contractors. And many of the findings can be applied…
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Sustainable Seafood is a Global Responsibility – and Opportunity

Finding and implementing global, sustainable solutions to the ghost fishing gear problem is an opportunity to shape a better future for marine industries…
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