There is still a formal U.S. presence, but it’s a little bit like a party guest who critiques your wine choice. The party crashers, on the other hand, are on point.
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.
SPECIAL SERIES: Dreamforce 2017
In recent years, the nonprofit sector has witnessed more women ascending to technology management positions. These leaders are on the front lines of discussions on management and employee engagement. And at a time when many organizations are shifting to a social enterprise model, technology remains central to NGOs’ missions.
It is news no apparel company wants to hear: allegations of slavery or any form of bonded labor in a supply chain. But the story of some apparel workers in Turkey tucking notes in some of Zara’s clothing has generated the fast fashion retailer headlines for all the wrong reasons.
“Is it too difficult for companies to achieve financial and social impact simultaneously?” This was the question being posed by One World Founder & CEO Scott Saslow at the Innovations in Corporate Social Impact Summit on Nov, 2 at Cooley LLP in San Francisco. The answer was a resounding “no,” as attendees discussed the examples of Bay Area companies who are innovation leaders in how they design their strategy, measure results and harness capital and people to create wider social, economic and environmental benefits.
Trump can ignore the new climate change report, but it provides a powerful new weapon for business leaders to deploy in support of renewable energy.
SPECIAL SERIES: Responsible Forestry
The president of the Arbor Day Foundation explains all the functional benefits and savings trees provide in an urban environment such as stormwater management, windbreaks, noise control, and privacy.
Uniting brands and fans, and the sports and entertainment they love, around collective action for social good goes beyond marketing, cause marketing and sports marketing into helping to effect substantial social change.
According to a recent World Wildlife Fund report, soy, which has grown to a billion-dollar industry across multiple sectors is taking its toll on the climate.
Honeysuckle White, a brand of turkeys owned by Cargill, has announced that some shoppers in Texas will be able to trace the origins of their holiday birds. This boost in traceability could nudge other meat producers to start doing the same.
SPECIAL SERIES: Dreamforce 2017
For 18 years, Salesforce.org, the philanthropic arm of Salesforce, has been central to the cloud computing giant’s culture. The company has long touted its technology platforms as a way to accelerate social enterprise.
The newswires, and social media, have been buzzing over Papa John’s CEO blaming the National Football League for his company’s decline in sales. But many of the pizza chain’s current struggles are self-inflicted.
Many upstream textile producers, like Artistic Fabric & Garment Industries in Pakistan are stepping up to reduce the impact of their business. Check out their efforts to close the loop.
The cage-free eggs announcement coming out of Nestlé’s Switzerland headquarters sends a signal: food companies that ignore millennials do so at their own peril.
In the run-up to the Companies vs Climate Change conference, Olivia Sprinkel, Head of Salterbaxter North America, spoke with Christine Needles, Senior Director, Global Corporate Communications for Interface. Christine is one of the panelists at the conference speaking about communicating on climate change.