Corporate Social Responsibility

Makers or breakers?

The weight of problems being demonstrably attached to heavily used tech services has acquired such a gravitational and political pull that it's becoming harder and harder for these businesses to sides

Uber only has itself to blame for London license loss

The tech industry's over-processed supply of irony might not be enough to service all the ramifications of Uber being stripped of its London license by the city's transport regulator.

How VCs can do more good

Venture capital does many great things for the United States. Importantly, it fuels the innovation economy, churning out disruptive products, companies and entire new industries. Indeed, venture is ex

It takes more than a village

Where there is wireless connectivity, there is a way to improve lives. That’s why countless mobile-for-development programs designed to address health, education and economic issues have been floodi

Should your startup take the public benefit or B corp route?

While most founders want to make a boatload of money, achieving a stunning exit is not the only driver for most entrepreneurs. Many are fueled by the challenge of solving a problem or producing someth

Facebook Enhances Its Suicide Prevention Outreach, Adds Services For Vets And Military Personnel

Facebook's role as a social network for close to one billion people can be a weighty responsibility, and today the company took one more step in the kind of social outreach activities that befit a com

Energy Efficiency Measures Saved AT&T $44 Million In 2010

<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0001/0875/10875v1-max-250x250.png" class="shot2"></img> Telecommunications giant AT&T announced the results of its 2010 energy efficiency

GoodGuide Rolls Out New Social Features

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/goodguide-beta.png" class="shot2"></img> Good Guide — the mobile app and website that helps people find products that measure up to their en

Dell, IBM Top Newsweek's List Of Most Environmentally Responsible Public Tech Companies

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/picture-121.png" class="shot2"></img> Today, Newsweek released its environmental rankings of the 500 largest publicly traded companies in Amer