In 2015, the share of incoming female CEOs fell to 2.8 percent, the lowest since 2011. In North America, the news is even worse news — where only one of 87 CEO slots to vacate last year was filled by a woman.
Category: Corporate Responsibility
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.
CodeStart equips young people of color, between the ages of 18 to 24 without a college degree, with coding and critical-thinking skills, a desire for lifelong learning, and pathways to personal and professional development.
Timberland sets long-term goals every five years and just announced its agenda leading to 2020. The mantra is 100 percent . . . as much as possible within its supply chain. We spoke with Colleen Vien, Timberland’s director of sustainability, to find out more.
Many publicly-traded corporations are like dinosaurs, says author Gerald Davis. They cannot keep up with changes in hiring, sourcing and technology. They are becoming obsolete, he argues, and it’s time to think about what’s next.
SPECIAL SERIES: Fostering Diversity and Purpose at Work
Accessibility is no longer defined by the concrete ramp that leads up to your office door. It’s defined by how your business represents and reflects the society outside its doors. A growing number of businesses are embracing that recognition, including PwC. The tax and consulting firm is leading the charge to ensure that accessibility and inclusiveness aren’t just workplace policies, but the very platform on which its growth is built.
As nonprofits and governments go back and forth on how best to rebuild affected communities, the need emerges for the private sector step in and fill the gaps. REI Adventures provides a case study on public-private partnership in the wake of disaster.
As one of very few female black CEOs in Silicon Valley, Stacy Brown-Philpot leads TaskRabbit’s commitment to increasing diversity in tech.
Pemex, Mexico’s state-owned oil company, is plagued with financial problems. And in yet another failure to ensure worker safety, an explosion at one of its oil facilities claimed 30 lives last week.
From April 12 through April 14, hundreds of professionals from across the world came together to deepen their practical application of conscious capitalism.
Did you know that current organic standards include few protections for animals? The USDA just released new standards for organic livestock that could change that. But the proposed changes will take years to implement.
Startups with dubious business models and sketchy revenue streams are nudging the Silicon Valley economy close to the edge of a cliff.
Three students from Bard College’s MBA in Sustainability, who started their own consultancy while still in school, share their tips for budding entrepreneurs.
Investigators in Japan raided a Mitsubishi factory on Thursday after the company was “outed” by Nissan for tampering with fuel-economy test data. The discovery could be pricey for Mitsubishi — which, in the shadow of the Volkswagen dieselgate scandal, faces hefty fines and other costs.
The Union for Concerned Scientists suggests that four commodities, timber, soy, palm oil and beef, are responsible for the majority of deforestation worldwide.