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Former Microsoft CEO Invests $59 Million in Education Project with Austin Tech Firm

The Ballmer Group announced a five-year, $59 million commitment to Austin technology firm Social Solutions in order to improve educational outcomes for students across the country. We take a closer look at the partnership and its aim to harness big data to help students succeed.

For This Young Professional, Junior Athletics Blossomed Into a CSR Career

In the U.S., 81 percent of Generation Z say they’re looking for purpose in their work. As this next generation enters the workforce, we wanted to find out what draws them to careers in corporate responsibility and sustainability, so we’re publishing a series of personal essays from young professionals about what their new careers mean for them. New York City CSR pro Danielle Grenier kicks things off.

HP Turns More Than 550,000 Pounds of Ocean-Bound Plastic Into New Cartridges

Last month, HP announced that 12 million plastic bottles collected in Haiti are being upcycled into new Original HP ink cartridges. The company’s chief sustainability and social impact officer explains more.

SPECIAL SERIES: From Farm to Fork

Why Soil Health Matters for Food and Beverage Businesses

General Mills’ chief sustainability officer gives insight into how the company is reaping the benefits of its $3.25 million investment into healthy soil.

Google Employees Step Forward in the Brands Taking Stands Movement

Earlier this month, 20,000 Google employees walked off their jobs to protest revelations that the company fired three senior executives over sexual misconduct, paying one of them a $90 million severance package. This is just the latest example of top companies and their stakeholders taking stands on key social issues.

New Survey Shines Light on How Business Leaders View Sustainability

The BSR and GlobeScan State of Sustainable Business Survey provides insight into how companies are responding to a rapidly changing world. BSR’s chief operating officer breaks down the details.

Millennials and Generation Z are Poised to Shake Up the Investment World, Study Finds

The vast majority of Generation Z and Millennial investors are engaged in socially responsible or impact investments, according to a recent study. We asked young investors what drives their financial decisions.

Blockchain and the Ocean Plastic Pollution Fight: Perfect Together

SC Johnson is the latest company to spot an opportunity in Plastic Bank’s blockchain-enabled model for tackling the ocean plastic pollution problem.

Consumer Preferences Continue to Shift Toward Sustainability, Market Research Shows

Shifting consumer preferences continue to influence top brands—and the result is more sustainable products on store shelves, according to recent market research conducted by Nielsen.

The Triple Bottom Line

At it's core, triple bottom line thinking ties the social and environmental impact of an organization’s activities to its economic performance.

Employee Engagement

Employee engagement is a longstanding concept in business management. The theory is that when employees are engaged in the company's activities, they'll work harder and stay longer, which will reduce costs. Here we explore some popular ways to keep employees engaged.

Sustainability Reporting

Here we explore the many ways companies are reporting on their sustainability, from traditional GRI-indexed sustainability reports to visually dynamic websites that update in real time.

From Farm to Factory: A 3 Part Series on Social Impacts in Apparel

In this 3-part series is underwritten by C&A Foundation, we explore how cotton, supply chain transparency and bonded labor shape the apparel supply chain and influence the clothes on our backs.

From the Podium

15
Nov

Here’s Why It Makes Sense for Companies to Support Climate-related Disclosure

Ørsted, the global leader in offshore wind, supports the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures. We explain why the TCFD matters to our…
15
Nov

Living Soil Film Documents Soil Health Movement

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Nov. 15/CSRwire/ – The Soil Health Institute (SHI) today released a 60-minute documentary that captures the history – and…
14
Nov

Enhanced Climate Change and Human Rights Disclosures in Westpac Group 2018 Sustainability Performance Report

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