Nithin Coca is a freelance journalist who focuses on environmental, social, and economic issues around the world, with specific expertise in Southeast Asia.

Unilever Crowdsourcing Alternatives to Plastic Packaging

Unilever recently announced that it will invest over $100,000 in order to crowdsource a new plastic-free, single-use laundry tablet as an alternative to its popular plastic sachets the company sells across the developing world.

More Brands Are Choosing Better Cotton

2017 was a banner year for sustainable cotton, as the Better Cotton Initiative is well on its way to achieving its goal of having 30 percent of all cotton produced globally being grown sustainably.

SPECIAL SERIES: How Does Data Privacy Affect Corporate Responsibility?

How Data Privacy Regulations Affect Nonprofits—And What They Can Do

Nonprofits, philanthropic groups, and foundations are potentially exposed to even greater risk in the event of a data breach, as the reputations they’ve painstakingly cultivated can be tarnished overnight. Here are a few things nonprofit leaders can consider to ensure their organizations effectively safeguard user privacy and comply with emerging privacy regulations.

SPECIAL SERIES: How Does Data Privacy Affect Corporate Responsibility?

How Data Privacy Regulations Affect Your Supply Chain

While for most people, GDPR meant their email in-boxes were flooded with updated privacy notices and email opt-in requests, in the business world, it was when data privacy and protection became a required business practice and no longer optional. In fact, companies would not have been caught off guard had they been following the basic tenets of corporate social responsibility.