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Animated Video Highlights Labor Abuses in Palm Oil Supply Chain

Rainforest Action Network released an animated video on Facebook earlier this week that highlights its beef with the palm oil industry. The clear…

Elon Musk and Tesla Twitter Outbursts Smack of a Cover-Up

Some aren't happy with the way Tesla and its co-founder, Elon Musk, are responding to a fatal accident involving the company's autonomous-driving technology.…

B-Lister’s Memoir of ‘Gap Year’ in Africa Makes the Case Against Voluntourism

Unfortunately for Louise Linton's future career prospects, the reception of her self-published book about a voluntourism stint in Zambia did not go well.…

Buzzfeed Accused of Stealing Content Yet Again

In a recent op-ed, writer Akilah Hughes called for advertisers to stop sponsoring Buzzfeed’s YouTube channel over accusations that the site is a…

Sierra Club’s Leader Trolling Trump, Top Republicans

The Sierra Club's Michael Brune is using social media to rip top Republicans over the challenges facing Donald Trump’s candidacy.

On the Corporate Social Responsibility of the Media in the Electoral Process

In the midst of an intense and acrimonious electoral process in the U.S., it is time to consider the corporate social responsibility of…

Trump Bans Washington Post from Campaign Events

“We are hereby revoking the press credentials of the phony and dishonest Washington Post,” Trump announced on Monday via Facebook. This latest attack…

Companies As Activists: Brands Take A Stand For Justice

“Many people think they have to leave their politics at the door, but this couldn’t be further from the truth,” Bob Keener of…

In Wake of Gawker Case, Peter Thiel Drags Facebook into White Nationalist Territory

Facebook board member Peter Thiel suffers another blow to his image, as a new report details his association with white nationalist groups.

Why Presidential Campaigns Are Missing the Mark With Young Voters

Millennials want to be involved in the process — let’s lean in to their platforms and make that a reality.

Why Social Media and Sustainability Should Go Hand in Hand

Over the last decade, we have seen social media and sustainability play an increasingly important role in the way that businesses conduct and…

Google’s Robot Bureaucracy Shows Its Darker Side

A recent nasty-gram from Google to TriplePundit sparked some giggles and a few horrified Emoji faces last week.

Why the End of the Uniform and Dress Codes is Progress

A fashion exhibit in New York is a reminder of how strict dress codes and even uniforms are, for the most part, on…

Obama Touts Hip-Hop in Suppressed Vietnam

A female Vietnamese rapper asked the president about how important arts and culture — and hip-hop specifically — is to promoting a strong…

Viacom Turns Up For Good

Viacom is a massive media company that's positioned itself as a powerful force for change. And its corporate social responsibility (CSR) branch is…