As has been widely reported (including here on TriplePundit), Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff offered vocal opposition to Indiana’s anti-gay law. But his leadership goes beyond his own company’s opposition to the Indiana law. He called on other CEOs to follow suit in opposing the legislation. When businesses and business leaders take action based on core purpose and principles, this is what CSR looks like.
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.
Remember the federal land being leased to coal mining companies for next to nothing? Interior Secretary Sally Jewell finally spoke out against the practice.
The CEO of SalesForce.com said the company will reduce its investments in Indiana after the state’s governor signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
By eliminating the demand for goods and services produced with slave labor, the Freedom Seal aims to end human trafficking and slavery.
Writing out a few company creeds won’t get you on track to driving real profits. To incite real change — internally and externally — employees and consumers need to get behind your values.
SPECIAL SERIES: The Future of Fair Trade
Farmworkers across the globe are out in the fields from dawn to dusk, working hard to feed the world. But at what cost?
Students, faculty and staff at Skidmore College in upstate New York are now being served a variety of fresh seafood certified to have been sustainably caught, processed and distributed.
The Holy Land Principles call for ethical standards for American businesses investing in Israel, the West Bank and Gaza. Their principles are impressive, and the need is there. But are they far-reaching enough?
Creating a giving company culture is a powerful way to boost employee satisfaction, customer retention and even financial performance 365 days a year. Here are five powerful ways to give back to your team without spending a dime.