Corporate Social Responsibility

How to Build a Booming Business Doing the Right Thing

Yupeng Liu (right) at one of PROFIT 500 winner Just Quality International’s processing facilities

Yupeng Liu of Just Quality International used his own moral compass—and philanthropic awakening—to create a PROFIT 500 company that stands apart

Why a Coffee Company is Getting Into the Content Business

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Riding the "experiential" retail trend, Starbucks is looking to tell stories via text, video and podcasts

Why You Should Pay Employees to Volunteer

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It would be cheaper to cut some charity a cheque, but this W100 winner let's her staff do good on company time. Here's what her company gets in return

Where Social Responsibility Is a Selling Point

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Fintech firms are trying to appeal to millennials through their desire to support sustainability

Meet the Founder Bringing Venture Capital Thinking to Philanthropy

Epic Foundation founder and CEO Alexandra Mars. Photo: Roberto Caruso

Alexandre Mars' sixth venture is Epic Foundation, a do-gooding organization for the digital age

What Companies Did Right During the Fort McMurray Fires

A Suncor Energy Inc. sign in Fort McMurray, Alberta, in 2013. Photo: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg/Getty Images

Natural disasters can force businesses to step up in extraordinary circumstances. The smartest ones find ways to preserve that spirit long-term

Master the Art of Smart Giving

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Employers can no longer afford to ignore corporate social responsibility. Here’s how to do good in a way that benefits everyone

When Corporate Do-Goodery Backfires

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Restaurant chain Earls is facing an online backlash after dropping local Alberta beef for "hormone-free" U.S. cattle

5 Practical Ways to Make Your Company More Environmentally Friendly

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Greening your business isn't just an exercise in do-goodery. It can also be a competitive advantage

Why Embracing Profitable Good—Not CSR—Will Help You Stay Ahead

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Three reasons to adopt a new approach to balancing your business interests and social impact