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.

Women in CSR: Aman Singh, CSRwire

Aman Singh, Editorial Director, CSRwire, talks about her career, inspiration and recent accomplishments in our Women in CSR series.

Why Olympic Sponsors Must Take a Stand Against Russian LGBT Discrimination

Despite understandable excitement and anticipation, the 2014 Sochi Winter Games have been somewhat tainted by Russia’s passage last summer of anti-gay legislation.

With citizen demonstrations, calls for product boycotts and hashtag hijacking, sponsors are put in the position to defend rather than celebrate their association with the Olympic Games. But a select few companies have used the controversy as an opportunity to take a stance on human rights.

Boosting Impact Investment in Natural Resources: Forestry and Land

Unlike mining, forestry is already a popular focus for impact investors. Many sustainable forestry enterprises have cropped up in recent years, working to conserve — and sustainably exploit — wooded environments across the globe, and these remain attractive investments. It hasn’t all been smooth sailing, though.

Unleashing Shared Value Through Content Marketing

This short contribution suggests that content and inbound marketing can be successfully employed for corporate social responsibility (CSR) communications and to enhance customer and employee engagement.

How the Sochi Olympic Winter Games Went Carbon Neutral

With the Sochi Olympic Winter Games upon us, athletes and fans around the world are now captivated with one of the world’s greatest sporting events. Although this heightened activity can also be associated with an emissions burden from the organization and staging of such a massive event, an innovative partnership has been formulated to ensure that this facet of the games brings yet another positive to the legacy of the Olympics at large.

Boosting Impact Investment in Natural Resources: Minerals

Mining—and its products, minerals—have a bad reputation in the world of sustainability. Mineral extraction is widely associated with human rights violations, environmental damage and conflict. For those reasons it remains a largely unexplored sector for impact and social investors.

Women in CSR: Nichole Lecher, Northwestern Mutual

Nichole Lecher, Director of Strategic Philanthropy and Community Relations, Northwestern Mutual, talks about her career, inspiration and recent accomplishments in our Women in CSR series.

Google Chat with Susan McPherson

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‘Goodvertising’ Trashed at Super Bowl XLVIII

At this year’s Super Bowl, “Goodvertising” fared as well as the Broncos – left out in the cold and wondering where it all went wrong. And while the clash on the field was more obvious, there’s a subtle power struggle happening in the world’s most expensive commercial break: Advertising as usual versus the world-bettering messages of Goodvertising.