Facebook: CSR & Sustainability News

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

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…

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.

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…

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.

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.

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…

Zara Commits to Go Toxic-Free by 2020

On Saturday, Greenpeace announced that Zara has agreed to eliminate all discharge of hazardous chemicals from its supply chain and products by 2020.…

Mars Shares the Latest Innovation in CSR Reporting: A Facebook App

Mars is the first company to launch CSR report in a Facebook Reader, enabling Facebook users to easily read and share the highlights…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…