This year’s battle over the fate of a supermarket chain is emblematic of the dilemma that will continue to face American businesses in 2015: extracting maximum value for shareholders or reinvesting in workers’ long-term value.
Category: New Economics
This category is about the relation between business economies and sustainability and CSR. Company economies have great impact on how much effort they put into their CSR strategy and incorporating green strategies can have an effect on company growth. Topics include: Conscious Capitalism, Social Enterprise, B-Corps, Circular Economy, Sharing Economy
New year, new start. That should be the motto for your business as you take a back seat for 2015 and delegate to your capable staff.
Your CV is probably the first thing a potential employer will see, so it needs to be good. Take some time to look through these tips to make sure you send over a winning CV.
Post recession, most American families are in about the same place they were over 20 years ago wealth-wise, a Pew Research Center survey of consumer finances shows.
The Dutch Banking Association will now require bankers to sign a Hippocratic Oath, similar to the one used by doctors where they promise to do no harm. The question is: Are they just words, or will they make a difference?
Cutting ties with a lobby organization right before Christmas can be risky business — that is, unless you know that your consumer base really wants you to. eBay’s announcement last week that it would be dropping its membership in ALEC is telling. So are the announcements by other similarly influential companies that have objected to ALEC’s bold climate change policies.
There are certain elements of virtually every business that can have a negative impact on the company’s sustainability, which many business owners often overlook.
Expanding skill sets is instrumental in career advancement and career transitioning. How does skill-building play specific to the sustainability industry?
TrendPoint and Facebook announce an expansion of their partnership with the adoption of the new Enkapsis 3-Phase Power Quality Meter with waveform capture.
SPECIAL SERIES: Carbon Offsetting
Conferences and events are an integral part of getting business done in today’s world, but they have an inherent impact on the communities where they’re held: some good, some bad. What’s the right way to address sustainability when there are so many other details to focus on?
Six environmental giants have pledged to post their diversity stats on GuideStar by February. It may mean more changes to the green lobby’s hiring and appointing practices, especially when it comes to the rights of people of color. And hopefully it will help redefine our limited understanding of just what diversity means.
President Obama took executive action Dec. 16 to protect Bristol Bay’s iconic, $2 billion wild-caught fishery and local communities from oil and gas drilling. Another existential threat to Bristol Bay ecosystems and watershed remains, however.