Facebook: CSR & Sustainability News

Facebook, Inc. is an American multinational Internet corporation that runs the social networking website Facebook.

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Lean In and Give Us Your Opinion — How Did Sandberg’s Book Impact You?

Weigh in! We are crowdsourcing a series about Sheryl Sandberg's "Lean In." Give us your opinion on topics from the book.
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‘Tech Backlash’ Perfect Time for Silicon Valley to ‘Disrupt’ CSR

Exactly how should tech companies be responding to their effect on the local Silicon Valley economy?
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Why the Google Bus Protests are a Corporate Sustainability Issue

Increasing rent prices in San Francisco caused by an explosion of Silicon Valley wealth are a material issue that needs to be addressed…
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Ford: Top 10 Trends Shaping the World in 2014

Ford's team of futurists reveals the big trends it thinks will shape consumer behavior in 2014.

WAM versus Facebook: Tallying the Score

The dust is still settling from Facebook’s encounter with the women’s rights organization Women, Action and Media (WAM!) and the Everyday Sexism Project…
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How Can the U.S. Get More Women in the Boardroom?

A GMI Ratings survey, shows that, since 2009, the percentage of women on boards in the U.S. has risen just 1.9 percent. This…
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Facebook CEO Plays With Fire, Gets Burned

Barely one month after it launched its first advocacy campaign, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's new Fwd.us political action committee has already shed two…
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Silicon Valley Wealth Disparity Continues to Grow

The Silicon Valley is booming. According to a recent U.S. Census Bureau report, the startup-riddled “techtopia” has the country’s second-highest concentration of wealthy…

‘Cloud Computing King’ Salesforce to Power Data Centers with Renewables

Salesforce, the software-as-a-service company that Bloomberg Businessweek recently called "a cloud computing king," announced last week that it is "committing to work to…
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Unilever and Lifebuoy Transforming Handwashing Habits in India

Unilever, as part of its Sustainable Living Plan, has ramped up its Lifebuoy brand’s handwashing campaign in the fight against early childhood mortality.
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Safe Drinking Water in India: How Smart Design Positioned Unilever as a Leader

Unilever's PureIt water purifiers cracked the pesky code of delivering a safe drinking water that has a positive impact on lives at an…
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Sheryl Sandberg Continues to Champion Female Leadership

Sheryl Sandberg addresses gender stereotypes and attitudes that hinder women in leadership on a panel at the World Economic Forum.
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Anthropologie Pulls Racist “Artisan” Candlesticks Off Website

Anthropologie pulled a line of tacky $400 candlesticks that many media outlets and bloggers described as racist.

General Mills’ Cheerios Facebook Page Morphs into an Anti-GMO Campaign

Anti-GMO campaigners have hijacked General Mills‘ Cheerios Facebook page and are calling for the cereal giant to ditch genetically modified ingredients.
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The Netflix Billion Hour Nasty-Gram: Time for SEC to Catch Up With Social Media?

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is in hot water with the SEC over his announcement earlier this summer that Netflix averaged one billion hours…