Facebook: CSR & Sustainability News

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

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Facebook Begins Invading Users’ Privacy Before Birth

While Facebook is facilitating long-distance friendships and reconnections, it is also data-mining a huge amount of personal information from its users and profiting…
A Clean Energy Road Map for Apple

Greenpeace Upgrades Apple’s iCloud Ratings but Hammers It for Lack of Transparency

While Apple published a number of updates on its efforts to power its data centers using renewable energy as well as a clear…
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Facebook Advertising: Stellar or Stalking?

Facebook and its advertising have been loved about as much as Monsanto and ExxonMobil, but FB advertising still reigns even with its dubious…
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Gizmodo Puts a Bounty on Mark Zuckerberg

Gizmodo is piling on the anti-Zuckerberg bandwagon, asking users to contribute random photos of Facebook’s founder until Labor Day. The site will pay…
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Safeway, Tone Deaf to Stakeholders, Has a Miserable Week

Safeway had a nightmare of a week, and based on the social media firestorm, recent criticism of the supermarket chain over suspending Ryan…
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Our Data: A Sustainable Resource in the Digital Ecosystem?

Our personal data form an incredibly important resource for many technology companies, leading some to regard the massive amounts of data we generate…
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As Earth Month Winds Down, Honest Tea Recycles Old Facebook Posts

Last week Honest Tea launched a Facebook app that may just encourage you and your peers to recycle in a partnership with Recyclebank.
Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg advocates for women in leadership.

Women Picket Facebook Offices to Protest Its All-Male Board

On April 25 a group of women delivered a petition and picketed outside Facebook to protest its all-white, all-male board.
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Why Facebook Needs Women on its Board

Companies that strive to fill their board seats with women stand to benefit in several ways. Companies with female leadership often perform better,…
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Was the Hype Around Bloom Energy Two Years Ago Justified?

About two years ago Bloom Energy revealed its top secret “Bloom Box” fuel cell system and immediately created an incredible buzz around it.…
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Huggies Ad Suggests: Men are from Mars, Diapers are from Venus

Who knew men are so sensitive? Well, certainly not Kimberly-Clark (K-C). The company enraged many dads earlier this month with its new "Dad…
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4 Reasons Why Companies Should Embrace Their Flaws

The consumer trend tracking firm Trendwatching.com is covering a new trend called "Flawsome" which shows why businesses who truly embrace their flaws will…
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Why Every Day is International Women’s Day

Women in CSR shine in three areas: women in green, women in philanthropy and women and social engagement (media).
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Top Utilities Reaching Out With Social Media

Perhaps the first step in the morphing of our electric delivery system into a more democratic enterprise is the adaption by a number…
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Harvard’s New i-lab Will House New Crop of Future Zuckerbergs

While Harvard’s most well-known innovative (droped-off) student was at the center of media frenzy last week, the university is already thinking on the…