Here’s our list of the best sites for resources on corporate social responsibility and sustainability:
1% For the Planet
1% for the Planet was founded to prevent greenwashing, certify reputable giving and provide accountability.
3BL Media delivers purpose-driven communications for the world’s leading companies.
B Lab is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that serves a global movement of entrepreneurs using the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. B Lab serves these entrepreneurs through three interrelated initiatives that provide them the legal infrastructure and help them attract the customers, talent, and capital to scale.
B Impact Assessment
The most credible tool a company can use to measure its impact on its workers, community, environment, and customers.
B The Change
Stories of people using business as a force for good.
Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship
Based in the Carroll School of Management, the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship was founded in 1985, inspired by an early recognition that community expectations of companies were changing. The Center combines the most valuable aspects of a professional community and the resources of a leading academic institution for our members.
Business For Social Responsibility (BSR)
BSR is a global nonprofit organization that works with its network of more than 250 member companies and other partners to build a just and sustainable world.
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Provides a fast way to find information about the exploitative practices of 4,000 businesses worldwide. Search by company name, issue, country or topic.
Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)
CDP is a not-for-profit charity that runs the global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states, and regions to manage their environmental impacts.
Care2 provides powerful tools to make a difference in your life, your community, and the world, by combining the power of business, to make a positive social and earth-friendly impact on the world.
Center for Humane Technology
The Center for Humane Technology (CHT) is dedicated to radically reimagining our digital infrastructure. Its mission is to drive a comprehensive shift toward humane technology that supports our well-being, democracy, and shared information environment.
Cone Communications (www.conecomm.com) is a public relations and marketing agency known for igniting brands with high-impact strategies and programs based in deep insights, unique subject matter expertise, and innovation.
Conscious Capitalism builds on the foundations of Capitalism – voluntary exchange, entrepreneurship, competition, freedom to trade and the rule of law. These are essential to a healthy functioning economy, as are other elements of Conscious Capitalism including trust, compassion, collaboration, and value creation.
Corporate Knights Inc. (CK) has two subsidiaries: CK Media, which includes the award-winning business and society magazine Corporate Knights, and CK Capital, which produces corporate rankings, research reports and financial products based on corporate sustainability performance.
CorporateRegister.com is the world’s largest online directory of corporate responsibility (CR) reports, past and present, making it the primary reference point for CR reports and resources worldwide.
Corporate Social Responsibility Europe
CSR Europe is the leading European business network for Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility.
Thoughts and insights about social and environmental responsibility and sustainability reporting. The site includes the top CSR reports selected annually by Elaine Cohen, author of the CSR-Reporting Blog.
A trusted voice since 1999, CSRwire is a digital media platform for the latest news, views, and reports in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability.
Free tool to determine how green is your website.
EcoVadis: Supplier Sustainability Ratings
EcoVadis operates the first collaborative platform providing Supplier Sustainability Ratings for global supply chains.
Engage For Good
Engage For Good, formally the Cause Marketing Forum, Inc. was founded in 2002 with the goal of increasing the number of successful company/cause alliances by providing business and nonprofit executives with the practical information and connections they need to succeed.
This is the online version of the Ethical Corporation magazine published 10 times each year.
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
GRI helps businesses and governments worldwide understand and communicate their impact on critical sustainability issues such as climate change, human rights, governance, and social well-being.
This online version of the magazine is out to do some good.
Provides articles on current trends in business, technology, and sustainability.
Points of Light
Points of Light is the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service.
The SIE Society is the central hub for Social Impact Entertainment, CSR, and SBCC companies, organizations, institutions, and professionals.
Launched in 2006, Sustainable Brands has become a global learning, collaboration, and commerce community of forward-thinking business and brand strategy, marketing, innovation and sustainability professionals who are leading the way to a better future.
Sustainable Web Design
Resources for sustainable web design and related topics.
Transparency International’s global movement works in over 100 countries to end the injustice of corruption by promoting transparency, accountability and integrity.
Taproot Foundation helps nonprofits and social change organizations solve critical challenges in their communities with the support of skilled volunteers sharing their expertise pro bono.
Triple Pundit, a Certified B-Corporation, is a new-media company for highly conscious business leaders.
Tourism Cares unites the travel and tourism industry to benefit the people and places the industry depends on.
United National Global Compact
The world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. A call to companies to align strategies and operations with universal principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and take actions that advance societal goals. Learn more about the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
VolunteerMatch makes it easy for good people and good causes to connect.
World Business Council for Sustainable Development
WBCSD is a global, CEO-led organization of over 200 leading businesses working together to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world.
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