With the presidential election only months away, Congress is expected to slow down even more than usual. And states may step up to fill the gap. That seems to be happening with the minimum wage, which picked up two state wins recently, and family-friendly policies such as paid time off to care for family members.
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.
A research fiasco at the University of Maryland College Park finally ended last week when the university’s administration returned over $228,000 in funds. The cash contributed to a dubious study that claimed a brand of chocolate milk alleviated the health effects of concussions.
In this video shot at the Benevity User Conference, Diane Solinger explains how she manages a global giving program at Google and doubled employee engagement.
Last week’s three-fold amicus curiae submission to the U.S. Appeals Court included supporters from Congress, the tech, insurance and food industries, and plenty of renewable energy advocates.
Park visitors leave behind 100 million pounds of trash each year. That’s about to end. Subaru and the National Park Service are going gangbusters on garbage.
This week, the release of what are known as the Panama Papers is showcasing how some of the world’s wealthiest and most corrupt leaders in business and government are, in their way, declaring an economic war on the world’s citizens. At first, the response was relatively ho-hum. But that’s beginning to change.
It is estimated that more than 2.3 million Filipinos work abroad — and that is the official statistic. Many work without the proper visas, making them even more vulnerable to poor working conditions and human rights abuses.
Last week, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation launched the U.S. Chapter of its CE100 program in San Francisco. CE100 U.S. aims to target American markets and enable organizations to realize their circular-economy ambitions faster.
How do you increase awareness of buying sustainably among consumers? The key is getting information to them.
Five U.S. women’s soccer players, who recently filed a complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, say that success on the field and at the gate have not equaled fair pay.
In its latest campaign, “Neighbors,” the brand showcases the initial wariness and then mutual acceptance of two neighbors — one of whom is Muslim.
In this video shot at the Benevity User Conference, Nicole Campbell explains how the Benevity software helps her clients engage more deeply with their employees and communities.
After an investigation concluded that Malaysia-based IOI Group, one of the largest suppliers of palm oil on the planet, was responsible for deforestation in Indonesia, Unilever severed business ties with the company.
GSK (GlaxoSmithKline) has taken a bold step in its approach to managing its intellectual property. In an announcement made last week, the company said it would enact new policies to expand access to its medicines worldwide.