Twitter: CSR & Sustainability News

Twitter Inc. is based in San Francisco, with additional servers and offices in New York City, Boston, and San Antonio. Twitter is an online social networking and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read text-based messages of up to 140 characters, known as “tweets”.

Diversity in Tech

Five Strategies to Promote Diversity in Tech

Diversity in the tech community is a hot topic these days as several industry giants like Facebook, Twitter, and Google try to shed…
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Join the COP21 Conversation at #NzymCOP21

Heard about COP21 taking place in Paris this winter? Now, earn more and join in the conversation before the main event! Visit #NzymCOP21…

Twitter Sets Diversity Goals, But Experts Say That’s Not Enough

Twitter's recent announcement that it is setting diversity goals for 2016 is no surprise. It's the latest tech company to 'come clean' about…
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The STEM Jobs Gap and Minority Youth Engagement

#YesWeCode, led by Van Jones, advocates for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) inclusion and wider access to computer science education for minority…

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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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…

American Petroleum Institute Accused of Sabotage, Trademark Infringement

Last week the American Petroleum Institute was sued for trademark infringement by Choose Energy, Inc.
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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.

Symantec Twitter Chat Recap: “Bridging the Workforce and Diversity Gaps”

Join TriplePundit, Symantec, Shared Value Initiative and Susan McPherson on Twitter to learn about “Bridging the Workforce and Diversity Gaps." Follow along on…
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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…

Twitter Chat Recap: Can Corporate Sustainability & Economic Growth Coexist?

Last week, CSRWire's Aman Singh and I convened a twitter chat with with SAP's @PeterGGraf, BSR's @AronCramer, CDP's @TopNigel. We discussed the intricacies…