Corporate Social Responsibility

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

Why Consumers Really Care About Corporate Social Responsibility


A new study suggests that people's motives for supporting do-goodery aren't all that pure

What the Public Wants to See from Today’s CEOs

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An annual survey finds that business leaders rank low in the public’s esteem—but there’s still hope. Four ways to win their trust back

Why Doing Good Is More Important Than Ever

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Consumers increasingly expect brands they patronize to take corporate social responsibility seriously

What It Means to Practice Conscious Capitalism

Whole Foods co-founder and CEO John Mackey at a New York store in 2009. Photo: Richard Drew/AP Photo/CP

Whole Foods CEO and co-founder John Mackey shares his particular philosophy of business at a Toronto leadership conference