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.

Qdoba, Jack in the Box Boost Animal Welfare Standards

This week Qdoba Mexican Eats and Jack in the Box, part of the same parent company, joined a long line of food giants…

Respect Is the Cornerstone of Company Growth

Trust between employees and their managers increases productivity and a sense of empowerment because leaders don't need to micromanage, argues Kelsey Martin of…

Embattled Uber Releases Its First Diversity Report

Uber released its first diversity report following months of bad press, including fierce backlash over sexual harassment allegations. And the disappointing figures reveal…

Nike Jumps On Upcycling Bandwagon With New Shoe Packaging

The new shoeboxes will be made from 100 percent post-consumer waste, including milk and orange juice containers and coffee lids.

Consumption: Still the Elephant in the Corporate Boardroom

A new report from World Resources Institute addresses an issue that's challenging for any company with a sustainability commitment.

Hire More Veterans: Starbucks Did and Never Looked Back

Starbucks powers ahead with its longstanding commitment to hire and support veterans, brushing off Breitbart's calls for yet another boycott.

Architects and Industry Collaborate on Health in the Built Environment

Is this product safe? Healthy? Architects and specifiers want detailed information about building materials and product ingredients, while innovation requires using materials in…

Global Brewer AB InBev Pledges 100 Percent Renewable Power by 2025

Today AB InBev, the international beer giant that owns hundreds of beer brands across 50 countries, committed to source 100 percent of its…

Trump Nullifies Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Rule For Federal Contractors

This week incoming President Donald Trump signed a bill into law that essentially rolls back an Obama-era rule requiring companies to disclose labor…

Survey: New Administration Causes Tech Workers To Think About Diversity

Donald J. Trump's presidency is causing tech-industry employees to think more about diversity and inclusion, according to polling and research company Market Cube.

Office Depot and TerraCycle Partner on Binder Recycling

Office Depot and market upcycling leader TerraCycle are teaming up to recycle those old binders that accumulate in our desks.

First Steps for Corporate Zero Waste

Starting a zero-waste program can come across as an ominous challenge to companies. But companies like Ford Motors show that setting aggressive targets…

When Boycotts Work: Breitbart, YouTube in Tailspin Over Hate Speech

The Sleeping Giants boycott against Breitbart has pushed hundreds of advertisers to flee with no end in sight. Now, YouTube is also under…

3 Ways Businesses Can Help Struggling Nonprofits

Business support for nonprofits is needed now more than ever. And nonprofits can’t wait another generation for traditional corporate giving to rebound. How…

Starbucks Baristas Demand Equal Maternity Leave Benefits

Starbucks is being challenged by employees who say the company’s much-heralded maternity leave benefits are unfairly applied.