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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.

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.

Huffpost Impact: CSR in Action

Interview with Brian Sirgutz, Senior Vice President of Social Impact at The Huffington Post on corporate underwriting and CSR.
Digital Activism Study Infographic

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.

SXSWeco Interview: Andrea Learned on Twitter

From the days of the Cluetrain Manifesto, social media experts have tried to emphasize that successful online communication means letting go of the…
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How Brands Are Using Your Selfie for Marketing

The startup Ditto allows companies to analyze the ubiquitous selfie for major brands' marketing purposes.
Through the Tom's of Maine

Nominate Your Favorite Nonprofit to Win $10,000 from Tom’s of Maine

Now in its sixth year, the Tom’s of Maine 50 States for Good program rewards grassroots nonprofits with a total of $500,000 in…

Beat the Job-Hunting Blues with an Updated Search Strategy

If you want to stay ahead of the game and find the best sustainability jobs, learn what recruiters are thinking, what they're looking…

Social Media Bubbles: Are They Holding Us Back?

Social media sites like Facebook are tailored to help people connect with friends, similar experiences and views. But there's a downside, says the…
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Twitter Admits Lack of Employee Diversity, Promises Change

Seventy percent of Twitter's worldwide workforce is composed of men, and nearly 90 percent of its U.S. workers are white or Asian, according…
Global Paper Vision

NGOs Align to Ask #WhatsInYourPaper with Launch of Global Paper Vision

An international network of more than 120 organizations on six continents is unveiling a new Global Paper Vision that challenges the paper industry…