President-elect Donald Trump is systematically stacking his cabinet with people who oppose the existence of the very organizations they’re tasked to run. This group must have one heckuva secret lair. It’s probably already being built under Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C., with a secret passage planned from the White House War Room. Here’s a line-up of the key players and their superpowers.
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.
As millennials flood the workplace seeking more hands-on engagement with community organizations, the traditional charity gala is quickly becoming a relic of “old philanthropy.” Nonprofits looking to secure relationships with the next generation of long-term donors should think beyond the annual plated dinner.
A new collaborative in Los Angeles aims to create “an ocean that will sustain future generations.” And it’s not a pie-in-the-sky concept — it taps into a $1.3 trillion “blue economy” experts say will only continue to grow.
“These businesses move a more responsible style of tourism into the mainstream,” Justin Francis, founder of the World Responsible Tourism Awards, said of sustainable operators. “They are the future of tourism.” Is he right?
At the nexus between property developers and today’s socially-conscious investors stands an increasingly persuasive investment choice. Called a green property fund or impact fund, it’s an influential way for investment managers in emerging markets to match make developers with those who aspire to both profits and positive change.
UPS continues to test the use of e-assist bikes and trikes to serve city neighborhoods. This December, Portland residents may spot one of these beauties making the rounds smog-free.
By humanizing the women who make our clothes, Remake is looking to mobilize consumers to move beyond boycotts and vote with their wallets.
Too many companies think corporate wellness is all about gym memberships and free food. But they’re not actually doing enough to keep their employees healthy.
Availability of mobile technology is growing in Africa, yet most people still can’t use the Internet due to prohibitive prices set by mobile network oligopolies. This startup is out to help.
SPECIAL SERIES: Black Lives Matter and Beyond: Corporate Leaders Respond
When Symantec and TriplePundit conceived this series, we were riding high on optimism. While police violence against people of color was not slowing down, it — and the implicit bias it represented — were reaching mainstream consciousness in a way we’d never seen before. We saw this series as an opportunity to boost that signal to the business community and give CSR directors the tools to effectively support their staff through a difficult time and challenge implicit bias in the workplace. But that goal seems laughably naive on this side of the November presidential election.
The Obama administration denied a key route for the Dakota Access Pipeline. But that doesn’t mean the fight is over for those seeking to protect vital water sources. In fact, with President-elect Donald Trump due to arrive to the White House in just a few weeks, it’s just entered a new stage.
The president-elect won on a divisive message that promises to put America first and turn back the tide of globalization to ensure America’s greatness. But the evidence suggests he may have a tough time following through.
From the smallest of children to the most powerful of CEOs, we’re all dreamers. I dreamt of creating an agency built around people that put more good into the world than it took for itself. But life had an interesting way of making my fantasy feel incredibly petty — by introducing cancer into the equation.