Social Responsibility & Sustainability / Editing Portfolio / By Deborah Milstein All articles published by MIT Sloan Management Review online and in print. Businesspeople Must Reconnect With Nature to Save the PlanetForming a stronger bond with nature can benefit business leaders, their organizations, and the environment. Boosting Charitable Giving Can Also Boost ProfitsAs brands compete for holiday shoppers, they would do well to learn this lesson: Donations can boost sales and profits. To Transition to Net Zero, Model the AlternativeBusinesses should use scenario analysis to assess the costs of transitioning — or not — to net-zero carbon emissions. Why Companies Practice Corporate Social ResponsibilityAn analysis of 200 surveys over 20 years reveals three primary motivations behind companies’ embrace of CSR. Business Unusual: The Pandemic Forces a Social ResetThe pandemic spurred a social reset, and companies must respond to customers’ and employees’ changed expectations. Craft Your Brand Strategy to Ensure Racial JusticeIt takes deep commitment and involvement to develop a brand strategy that embraces racial justice. Reconfigure Your Board to Boost Cooperative AdvantageCompanies can gain cooperative advantage by appointing community development and sustainability advocates to their boards. Corporate Responsibility in the Digital EraIt’s time to merge sustainability and digitization, too often treated as separate concerns. Six Ways Companies Can Promote and Protect Human RightsCompanies can and should take meaningful action in response to human rights abuses by governments. Cooperative Advantage: Rethinking the Company’s PurposeCompanies can better support individual and community well-being through a people-centered approach to profitability. Three Elements of Successful Corporate Social Justice InitiativesThe highlight of the 2019-20 NBA season was a player-led response to the Black Lives Matter movement. A ‘Whole Company’ Approach for Justice and EquitySiloed corporate social responsibility responses are insufficient to tackle structural inequities.