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Academia refers to a university, college, or academy, and/or associated activities. Also used as the collective term for the community engaged in higher education & research.
Activism is the doctrine or practice of vigorous action including direct-action campaigns, (writing letters to newspapers and politicians), demonstrations, boycotts, rallies, marches, strikes, and in some cases, guerilla protest tactics, as a means of achieving political, cultural, and social change.
Business ethics is the study and examination of moral and social responsibility in relation to business practices.
Clean technology describes products or services that improve operational performance, productivity, or efficiency while reducing costs, inputs, energy consumption, waste, or pollution.
Community development is the process by which civic leaders, activists, local citizens, and professionals improve various aspects of local communities. It empowers individuals with the skills needed to effect change, including building political power and working for a common agenda based on values of fairness, opportunity, and social justice.
Corporate governance refers to the structure and value, which determine corporate direction and performance. The framework depends on the legal, regulatory, institutional, and ethical environment of the company's stakeholder community.
CSR is the integration of business operations and values, whereby the interests of all stakeholders including investors, customers, employees, the community and the environment are reflected in the company's policies and actions.
Diversity is an ideology which advocates that all parts of society, including businesses, should include, accept, and represent the multiplicity of cultures in the general population.
Environment is the complex web of physical, chemical, biological, social, and cultural conditions that influence an organism or an ecological community.
Events and Entertainment are CSR-related gatherings that afford some type of intellectual stimulation, useful diversion, social pleasure, or comic amusement.
Fair Trade is trade that satisfies criteria re. the supply chain of the goods involved, usually including fair payment for producers and other social and environmental considerations. It's part of an organized social movement which promotes standards for international labor, environmentalism, and social policy in commerce between developed and undeveloped countries.
Finance studies and addresses the management and control of revenues and the conduct or transaction of money by individuals, businesses, and organizations, especially in the fields of banking and investment.
Green building is the design and construction practice of increasing the efficiency of buildings and their use of energy, water, and materials, and reducing building impacts on human health and the environment.
Employment and Appointments records information about CSR-related jobs.
Natural and Organic Products are food and non - food products which have been produced and processed in compliance with laws, regulations and agreements that typically exclude ingredients and/or manufacturing techniques of contaminants and/or harmful chemicals.
Health and Wellness describes the general condition of body and mind and all living organisms, which is inextricably tied to environmental, physical, psychological, cultural, and social factors.
Human Rights is an ideology, belief, and movement that supports the notion that all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and thus have inalienable rights including the right to life and liberty, freedom of thought and expression, and equality before the law.
Philanthropy/Corporate Contributions are donations of funds, time, resources, and in-kind services by companies to charitable, non-profit, and/or community initiatives with the intention of 'giving back' from profit for the greater common good.
Ratings and Awards announces CSR-related awards, and award-winners, and the most recent rankings of businesses according to CSR principles.
Renewable/Alternative Energy is any naturally occurring, theoretically inexhaustible source of energy, such as biomass, solar, wind, tidal, wave, and hydroelectric power that is not derived from fossil or nuclear fuel.
Research, Reports and Publications is the archive of CSR-related research and data.
Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) refers to the integration of personal values and societal concerns with investment decisions, while considering both the investor's financial needs and an investment's impact on society.
Any action or interaction that is focused on meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
Volunteerism focuses on individuals, businesses, and nonprofits who volunteer their time or talents for charitable, educational, or other worthwhile activities, especially in, but not limited to, their own community.