Beyond Philanthropy: Changing the Phase of Corporate Social Responsibility

Petroleum Wholesale LP

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American poet and philosopher, Henry David Thoreau, once said: “Goodness is the only investment that never fails.” For many companies, the lesson of Thoreau lives on through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs that develop better and smarter business practices for shareholders as well as their communities.

Taking the lead in the motoring sector, Petroleum Wholesale—a privately owned motor fuel distributor based in The Woodlands, Texas—has solidified its advocacy of animal rights. Unlike other CSR programs initiated by oil companies, the firm took a different route by supporting a cause that is close to the hearts of its customers.

Venturing into retail travel and food business, Petroleum Wholesale is one of the few companies that have been open to the concept of including pet-tolerant or pet-friendly lodging places within its vicinity. This social initiative underlies the intensification of its advocacy for animal rescue and adoption programs in…

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Author: David Pflieger

David Pflieger is working as the CEO of Ravn Alaska. David received his pilot training in the United States Air Force, and has since held multiple positions with different airlines, for over 20 years!

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