Facebook: CSR & Sustainability News

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

Google’s Green Czar Leaves for Facebook

In November 2011, Bill Weihl, left his post as the Green Czar at Google. Weihl oversaw much of Google’s $700M investments in clean…

What Will the Crowdfunding Bill Do For Startups?

By Piper Kujac Since the crowdfunding bill, officially called the HR-2930 Entrepreneur Access to Capital Act, was accepted by the House on November…

With Recent Advertising and Social Media Blunders, Lowe’s Really Steps in It

Lowe’s has not only embarrassed itself with its recent about-face, but has looked inept when it comes to how the company handled the…

Facebook Unfriends Coal and Likes Clean Energy Thanks to Greenpeace

Greenpeace is celebrating another successful campaign. This time it’s the “Unfriend Coal” Campaign that called on Facebook to power its data centers with…

Becoming Human Again: Life Without Your Mobile Phone

Is there is any way to prevent our society from becoming so dependent on digital communication that we forget how to connect as…

Intuit Faces a Challenge With Its New Sustainability Report

The company Intuit, known for its Quicken product and other popular software,  is out with a new sustainability report that addresses a growing…
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Facebook Invests in Cogeneration for New Menlo Park Campus

Facebook‘s Menlo Park Campus is all set to have a cogeneration system (aka combined heat and power system or CHP) installed soon with…
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Northern Exposure: Facebook Cools New European Data Center

Chances are you’ve heard about Lulea, a small town in northern Sweden only if you’re a fan of Movits!, a local Hip-Hop band,…
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Panam Shows How to Smartly Re-Launch a Dead Brand

In this turbulent global economy, sometimes the best path forward is looking backward – to brands that have been well loved in the…
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Carpooling Gets a Boost with $6 Million In New Funding for Zimride

One of the biggest problems with casual carpooling is that in most cases you really don’t know who you’ll be riding with. It…
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Levi’s Launches Cause Marketing Blitz

The new phase of Levi’s “Go Forth” campaign supports Water.org, a non-profit organization that finds solutions for water and sanitation problems. It is…
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Sirius XM’s Customers Crowdsource Their Response to Channel Changes

There’s a disturbance among listeners of North America’s satellite radio service. Last Tuesday, without warning, monopoly satellite radio provider, Sirius XM, pulled BBC…
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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Kills His Own Food

Mark Zuckerberg is making waves lately. He was named TIME magazine person of the year and he has managed to create, in the…

Are Girl Scout Cookies Biodiversity Killers and Censorship Monsters?

With $700 million annual revenue from cookie sales, Girls Scouts has recently come under fire for not only failing to adequately address, but…
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Using Social Media to Promote Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Programs in the City of Berkeley

The following case study is part of a project by MPA students at the Presidio Graduate School on information management technology and policy.…