Corporate Social Responsibility

A Core TriplePundit Topic

CSR is defined as a business outlook that acknowledges responsibilities to stakeholders beyond shareholders, including suppliers, customers, and employees as well as local and international communities in which it operates and the natural environment. The CSR movement represents a growing awareness that the actions organizations take have unintended consequences outside the business, and the business has a responsibility to address them.

AT&T Layoffs Stir Union Action, Putting More Heat on President Trump

By linking its fortunes to the Trump brand, AT&T has brought on a storm of criticism over layoffs and exposed its net neutrality…

5 Sustainable Business Predictions for 2018

The following are five trends we expect to unfold during 2018. Expect to see many headlines focused on these issues in the coming…

Highlights of 2017: 3p’s Year in Review

Based on how our readers responded to our coverage, here are our top sustainability and corporate social responsibility stories of 2017.

CEOs Showed Backbone in 2017; How More Can Step up Next Year

Over and over – from the proposed ban on transgender military services members to the proposal to end DACA protections for America’s DREAMers…

Conservative Investor Peter Thiel Loses Another Silicon Valley Connection

The Peter Thiel brands lost some luster due to his support for President Trump, and the fallout appears to be affecting his stature…

Policy Points: When Employers Take the High Road, Society Moves Ahead

  By Michael Eberhart Forward-thinking business leaders are increasingly choosing to take the “high road” by offering their employees better wages, flexible schedules,…

When Boycotts Work: Sleeping Giants Successfully Targets Breitbart Mega Donor

Sleeping Giants recruited business for its boycott campaign against Breitbart, and the fallout is hitting Republican mega-donor Robert Mercer.

Tiny Whitefish Energy Flops After Huge $300 Million Puerto Rico Contract Surfaces

Whitefish Energy in crisis mode: Puerto Rico is canceling its $300 million contract and at least three federal investigations are ramping up.

It Turns Out Men and Women View CSR Quite Differently

A recent survey led by the CFA Institute noticed a Mars-Venus divide between how men and women in the investment management profession view…

Is ‘Purpose’ the New Greenwashy Buzzword?

Purpose certainly has become a buzzword; one sees it almost as often as catchphrases including “collaboration” and “innovation.” Naturally, one could only ask,…

Green Champions Counter the Pessimists of the World

In the blog series Conversation with Green Champions, Rolland president Philip Rundle chats with colleagues and customers, all leaders committed to sustainability within…

These Companies Step Up After Hurricane Maria Devastates Puerto Rico

Many citizens have been frustrated by the perceived lack of response to Hurricane Maria's devastation of Puerto Rico. Nevertheless, there are companies that…

Evian Helps French Multinational Danone Inch Toward Carbon Neutrality

During the COP21 climate talks, French multinational Danone pledged to be carbon neutral by 2050. Thanks to its Evian brand, it's now one…

How Evian Automated Its Factory Without Laying Off Workers

Spring water giant Evian recently automated its bottling plant in the French alps. Rather than lay off workers, the company actually hired more…

How to Make Sustainable Energy Mainstream

Why is there such a huge obstacle between sustainable energy and progress on a nationwide scale? Let’s take a closer look at a…