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Internet.org close ties to its parent company Facebook are a sign that it is another way to expand profits, not just bring internet access to millions who need it.

Why Facebook’s Internet.org is so Controversial in Asia

Mark Zuckerberg's Internet.org initiative has a noble stated goal to bring Internet access to the billions around the world currently lacking it. However,…
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Twitter Chat Follow-Up: Leveraging Technology for Sustainability

During our recent Twitter chat with HP, one participant asked, "What are the greatest areas of opportunity for sustainability and technology?" Gabi Zedlmayer,…
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Woman Transforms Thrift Shop Fashion Dolls Into ‘Real’ Girls

She is not the first to perform make-unders on discarded dolls -- fashion dolls in particular. But ever since Sonia Singh from Tasmania,…
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Social Media Campaign Calls for Fashion Supply Chain Transparency

In support of Fashion Revolution Day, people around the world are taking to social media today, snapping selfies, tagging brands and asking them…
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Career Reentry Programs Offer Solid Chances for Returnees

Career reentry programs offer solid chances to return to the workforce after having been absent for two or even 20 years. This growing…
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Using Digital Media to Build Brand Sustainability

“80 percent of the market value of companies is contained in relationships with its stakeholders,” John Friedman, author of "PR 2.0: How Digital…
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Timex Joins Companies Supporting Earth Hour 2015

Timex is asking citizens to upload a photo and share their pledges in order to spread the word about Earth Hour 2015.
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Starbucks ‘Race Together’ Conversation a Lesson for Brands

Starbucks does not shy away from social issues, and that includes the “Race Together" campaign. But so far, the effort is looking to…
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Accused of Condoning Rape, Brazilian Beer Company Drops Carnaval Ad Campaign

A leading brand of beer in Brazil, Skol, found itself in controversy after a poorly thought-out advertising campaign came across as condoning rape.
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3p Weekend: 30 CSR Pros to Follow in 2015

If you resolved to be more informed and more connected in 2015, we're here to help. Check out these 30 corporate social responsibility…
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Conditions at Wet Seal Stores Leave Employees Feeling Clubbed

Wet Seal is the latest retail chain to struggle with a shift in consumer shopping trends, and its employees are feeling clubbed.
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Uber: Driving for Child Hunger and Gouging During a Crisis

No one is talking about Uber's rides-for-hunger campaign, but instead the talk is accused price gouging during the tragic hostage situation in Sydney.
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Huffpost Impact: CSR in Action

Interview with Brian Sirgutz, Senior Vice President of Social Impact at The Huffington Post on corporate underwriting and CSR.
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Report: How Organizations Can Turn Slacktivism into Clicktivism

The stereotype of a slacktivist may have to change, according to the "2014 Cone Communications Digital Activism Study” that examines the ways technology…
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U.K. Supermarkets Change Newspaper Display Stands After Social Media Protests

Child Eyes and No More Page 3 launched successful social media protests that convinced the UK's largest supermarkets to change their tabloid displays.