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.

The Two Most Important Pages of Your Sustainability Report

The CEO Letter is the most important part of your CSR report. Here's why.

To Create Leaders, Challenge Employees to Volunteer

For Alexander Mann Solutions, the secret to company-wide engagement when it came to community volunteering was encouraging autonomy. Employees, including senior management, are…

Why Google Nudges Employees to Eat Less Meat

In the interests of making it easier for people to make the right choices, Google has been nudging its employees to eat less…

When Death Calls, CSR Takes Center Stage

How you handle the death of an employee will say a lot about your organization and how you care for your stakeholders.

CSR in Transportation: Reducing the Carbon Impact of Shipping

Cut down on your company's supply chain carbon footprint with these five tips.

How Solar Companies Give Back

Here are just a few ways solar companies are turning profits into good and making the world a better place.

$85 Billion Takeover Crimps AT&T Response to Trump’s Toxic Boy Scout Speech

Boy Scout president and AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson still has not commented on President Trump's jamboree speech last week, though many other Scouts…

How Coca-Cola and Boost Mobile Demonstrate Brand Authenticity

If your brand promise connects with your actions, you’ll enjoy consumer loyalty. Thus, authenticity has become the currency in the world of brands.…

HP Transforms Plastic Bottles into Ink Cartridges and Economic Opportunities

HP teamed up with Thread to make ink cartridges with plastic from bottles recycled in Haiti. The initiative brings jobs to some of…

Target Aligns CSR with UN Sustainable Development Goals

Target's latest sustainability report showcases strong progress on many sustainability metrics and the latest trend in sustainability reporting: alignment with the sustainable development…

REI Activates Customers on Natural Monuments, Public Lands Policy

REI stepped up the fight to preserve public lands with an email blast to its customers, but can consumer power overcome the threat…

KLM Brings Sustainability and Customer Care to 30,000 Feet

Reducing emissions is only the start of the Dutch air carrier KLM's quest to become a more socially responsible company.

United Arab Emirates Pushes Private Sector to Embrace Corporate Responsibility

UAE’s Ministry of Economy recently held an event in Dubai to launch a “Corporate Social Responsibility Index” in order to boost such initiatives…

The Ethics of Water Privatization: Tech Edition

The water tech industry isn’t just facing an unfathomable opportunity to pursue equitable water access and services; it faces an ethical imperative to…

Crisis Management: Lessons Learned From The Ivanka Trump Brand

The Ivanka Trump fashion brand has weathered a series of crises by withdrawing from public comment. How much longer can that strategy last?