Lemonade, the online home and renters’ insurance company, has announced a change to its coverage plans. At a time when more brands are taking stands, the New York-based company’s decision appears to be far from popular with its announcement that it would cap reimbursement for the damage or theft of any firearms to $2,500.
Fair Trade USA, a nonprofit organization and leading certifier of Fair Trade products, has released a powerful 5-minute documentary video to kick off its new Fair Trade Difference campaign and pledge drive.
Dr. Vivienne Ming, an accomplished neuroscientist has seen gender discrimination in a way that few of us can claim and now she’s using that unique insight to change opportunities for young students. But it may be her own experiences as a transgender woman that will best illumine the challenges we face in addressing gender discrimination.
The opioid crisis isn’t only a health issue anymore. It’s becoming a hot button in corporate social responsibility circles and a catalyst for public and private sectors to unite to fight the epidemic, as Leidos CEO Roger Krone attested to at a COMMIT!Forum panel session on Tuesday.
It turns out Saudi Arabia’s investments in companies, such as $3.5 spent on Uber in 2016, were partly behind the country’s decision to finally allow women to drive.
For Dove and its parent company, Unilever, the past weekend has demolished the company’s reputation after 13 years of success celebrating, and garnering much praise, for its “Real Beauty” campaigns.
Since 2005, the Honor Flight Network has been sending World War II, Korean War and now, more Vietnam War veterans to D.C. so they can share their memories with other veterans from across the U.S. and visit the war memorials dedicated to where they performed their service.
The pint-size bronze statute of the Fearless Girl defiantly staring down Wall Street’s iconic bull is a bit more tarnished this week. So is the reputation of the company that paid for its installation. The US Labor Department just slapped State Street Corp with a $5 million gender and racial discrimination settlement.
The federal government may not yet have a plan to combat the nationwide opioid crisis, but many state attorneys general are doing their part by pushing back against drug companies. And AGs from red and blue states alike are hitting opioid makers where it hurts the most: their pocketbooks.
A new dairy standards council is taking shape in Vermont that will oversee dairy worker rights. And not surprisingly, it’s been launched with the help of Ben & Jerry’s, the ice cream company with a conscience.
Pro bono service, the contribution of one’s skills or expertise free of charge to social change organizations, is an out-of-the-box way to directly engage employees in your SDG strategy. During Hunger Action Month, and as part of Taproot’s commitment to ending hunger with expertise, we’re focusing on SDG2: end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture.
In Puerto Rico, an army of chefs and volunteers are energizing the victims of Hurricane Maria. Electricity and cell phone power may still be a problem, but ingenuity and compassion help to safeguard the island community.
A recent study concluded that companies across the U.S. are missing out on a huge growth opportunity by not doing more to generate business value by advancing racial equality.
Sustainability-minded companies, social workers, and civil engineers are all working in different ways to design buildings with sustainability, efficiency, and natural disasters in mind.