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.

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…

As DACA Blows Up, Business Leaders Urge Ivanka Trump To Act

The DACA firestorm is turning up the pressure on Ivanka Trump to follow through on her promises to advocate for women and girls…

3p Weekend Round-Up: Latest Count on Companies Standing Against Racism

First a trickle, now a flood: top CEOs are boycotting Trump's councils -- and taking action against hate to fill the president's leadership…

Merck, Under Armour, Intel CEOs Exit Presidential Councils: A Turning Point for Corporate Activism?

Is the business community starting to have enough of President Trump? Yesterday, three CEOs of major brands quit their roles on White House…

Google’s Most Famous Ex-Employee Derides Cult of Corporate Social Responsibility

In a new op-ed, former Google engineer James Damore suggests that he really was not trying to make a research-based case against women…

Who Wants Peter Thiel’s Dark Data Mining Company Out of Trump’s Favor?

With President Trump's Extreme Vetting policy in development, Peter Thiel's data company Palantir stands to benefit big time, thanks to the Paypal-founder's close…

How Companies Can Lead on Today’s Top Issues

With recent political changes and new leadership, many are left wondering how this leaves today’s top challenges affecting not only our people, but…