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.

The Year Wall Street Got Sustainable Investing

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.

Act Now for Sustainability! Should Companies Be Activists?

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?

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.

Recap: #GenerationForChange Twitter Chat with Mars

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.

Consumers Like Brands That Take Stands

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.

Helping Companies Finance a Clean Energy Future

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.

COP24: A Chance For Companies to Act on Climate

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.