Hold on to that favorite box of cereal, GMO opponents. Last week’s celebratory news that the DARK Act had met its timely death may not be quite that straightforward. A bill to stop Vermont’s upcoming labeling law is alive and well in Senate. It’s called the Planned Parenthood Act of 2015, and it lives deep in the recesses of an old marine conservation bill where few would likely look for GMO legislation.
This category is about corporate social responsibility (CSR), a form of corporate self-regulation integrated into a business model. The goal of CSR is to embrace responsibility for the company’s actions and encourage a positive impact through its activities on the environment, consumers, employees, communities, stakeholders and all other members of the public sphere.
Nevada Assemblywoman Michele Fiore drops word that many more arrests are coming in the aftermath of armed “states rights” episodes in Oregon and Nevada.
“People are approaching the task of running social enterprises in different ways. Several different forms are available in the U.S., and other countries have even more,” says Rob Esposito, an attorney who co-launched the interactive Social Enterprise Law Tracker.
According to a new study, almost 80 percent of young millennials (18-24 years old) “would be more motivated and committed at work if they felt their employer made a positive impact on society.” Is this for real, or just wishful thinking?
Lupita López Dearcia Comitán is a farmworker in Sonora, Mexico. She’s forty-four years old, has five children, and just so happens to grow the cucumbers you put in your salad last night. It’s a job she has a lot of pride in. Most people don’t know that cucumbers grow on vines like tomatoes, requiring constant … Continued
SPECIAL SERIES: Fostering Diversity and Purpose at Work
Set to open this summer in Atlanta, the Big Innovation Center powered by DigitalUndivided is the first innovation center focused on the success of Black and Latina women founders in tech.
Suncor, a $31 billion integrated energy giant based in Calgary, Alberta, is advising its shareholders to vote “yes” on a proposal that mandates climate risk disclosure.
As You Sow found that many supply-chain compliance violations whose root causes were considered to be in the hands of garment factories “are now being traced back to corporate purchasing practices.” So, how can brands modify purchasing practices to reduce impact?
After a long fight, Vermont’s GMO-labeling law will take effect this summer. One of the largest food companies in the U.S. now says it will start disclosing GMO ingredients on all of its labels. Watch for others to follow suit.
Bené Scarves is an ethical fashion and lifestyle brand that is committed to empowering girls in Ghana through education. Co-founders Michelle Blue and Sasha Matthews share their advice for launching a successful social enterprise, with hopes of inspiring other emerging ethical fashionpreneurs.
A recent study commissioned by Stanford University and the University of California concluded that several smartphone AIs from Apple, Samsung, Google and Microsoft might not be so helpful after all.
The past year has not been kind to Chipotle, as contamination outbreaks also revealed less than sustainable, local and transparent business practices. Can this former restaurant superstar recover?
The Chicago Charity Challenge is the only corporate giving initiative that harnesses the competitive spirit to maximize employee engagement.