Technology companies swept nine of the top 10 spots in the 2018 Rankings of America’s most JUST companies, with Microsoft leading the pack, due to its performance on pay equity, the environment and overall leadership.
This category is about corporate social responsibility (CSR), a form of corporate self-regulation integrated into a business model. The goal of CSR is to embrace responsibility for the company’s actions and encourage a positive impact through its activities on the environment, consumers, employees, communities, stakeholders and all other members of the public sphere.
2018 is beginning to look as though it is the year Wall Street is recognizing the value of sustainable investing, but Amy Domini insists we must still use finance to help save people and the planet.
Just what are the expectations, limitations and challenges that companies should consider when embracing activism? And how can we distinguish between companies making social change and others simply executing a public relations exercise?
SPECIAL SERIES: From Farm to Fork
General Mills’ director of global sustainability sourcing outlines the company’s commitment to transparency, supply chain resiliency and sustainably sourcing priority ingredients by the end of 2020.
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.
Through innovative methodologies, transparency and sustained commitment, companies like Saipem play an increasingly crucial role in steering the global community toward positive outcomes.
The “Valdez Principles” gave rise to the sustainability reporting world as we know it now – and has since evolved to encompass a wider range of topics.
Recently, Mars and four leading NGOs came together on #GenerationForChange on Twitter during COP24 to discuss how the private sector can lead on climate action, align with the SDGs and ensure a more sustainable supply chain worldwide.
Data on brands taking stands is becoming increasingly clear: More consumers worldwide prefer buying from brands that draw a line in the sand on issues they care about.
It increasingly looks as if any CSR action taken in the aftermath of the Khashoggi murder will come from Congress, not from the occupants of Silicon Valley c-suites.
NRG Energy’s VP of sustainable solutions discusses how the company’s Renewable Select program simplifies the renewables procurement process, and makes it easier for companies to choose clean energy.
Allstate recently issued its latest sustainability report, which highlights the company’s achievements in various areas, notably its efforts to build strong communities.
Despite catastrophic events from wildfires in Californias to hurricanes in the southeastern U.S., nearly 40 percent of Fortune 100 companies still have not set a single climate target.
R. Jay Sehgal, EVP of the Sehgal Foundation, discusses how the foundation and The Mosaic Company are helping smallholder farmers fight food insecurity by offering education on sustainable practices.