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”.

Organic Bouquet Touts Sustainability Via Kathy Ireland’s Dubious Credentials

Kathy Ireland, with a past full of sweatshops and fights with PETA, is a spokesperson for a company touting its sustainability credentials, Organic…

Hijacked Starbucks Twitter Campaign in the UK Ends Up an Epic Cluster F-F-F Frappuccino

Starbucks UK suffered an epic social media fail when someone decided it would be a good idea to have a Twitter campaign hashtag,…

Rebooting Government: Modernizing Information and Communication Technology Policy

There is huge opportunity to innovate and disrupt the current government IT services industry. Until recently, government hasn’t been getting the clue from…

Toilets for Health with Unilever: Twitter Chat Summary

Yesterday, in conjunction with CSRwire, we hosted a twitter chat with Unilever, UNICEF and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)…

The Netflix Billion Hour Nasty-Gram: Time for SEC to Catch Up With Social Media?

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is in hot water with the SEC over his announcement earlier this summer that Netflix averaged one billion hours…

#Toilets4All Twitter Chat with Unilever: Wednesday, December 12th

In collaboration with CSRWire, we're excited to host a Twitter stakeholder chat with Unilever, UNICEF and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical…

Can #GivingTuesday Bring Back The True Meaning of Giving?

Giving Tuesday is an initiative that seeks to bring together individuals and companies to rethink what it means to participate in this annual…

Walmart Stakeholder Twitter Chat Summary

Earlier this week, in partnership with CSRWire, we hosted a twitter chat with Walmart’s Brooke Buchanan – Director, Communications & Sustainability at Walmart.…

Monday, Nov 12: Stakeholder Twitter Chat With Walmart

We're excited to be launching a new collaboration with CSRWire and a new TriplePundit tool: A moderated stakeholder Twitter chat for companies. The…

Greenpeace’s Shell Hoax: The Aftermath

While the Greenpeace hoax against Shell's Arctic drilling plans certainly grabbed the attention of many people as well as the media, it’s still…

Top 10 Crowdfunding Sites

Up until now, it's been illegal for private businesses to offer equity to anyone other than accredited investors in exchange for funding. The…

McDonald’s UK New Stakeholder Engagement Website Shows Signs of Progress

Following the failures of McDonald’s twitter campaigns, which have brought a storm of protest against the company, McDonald’s UK decided to try another…

Can McDonald’s Turn Its Twitter #McFail Around?

They say the definition of insanity is behaving the same way and expecting a different result. If that’s the case, then McDonalds’ twitter…

Wendy’s Denies Using Pink Slime, Ever

On Friday Wendy's ran advertisements in eight major American newspapers that state pink slime was never used in its products.

4 Reasons Why Companies Should Embrace Their Flaws

The consumer trend tracking firm Trendwatching.com is covering a new trend called "Flawsome" which shows why businesses who truly embrace their flaws will…