Modest cash transfers of $1,000 or less can have a huge impact on developing communities, providing a massive return on philanthropic investment.
Last week, a North Dakota county issued an arrest warrant for Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman. The charge stems from her coverage of bloody standoffs over the Dakota Access Pipeline days before. The move raised plenty of eyebrows, but Goodman is far from the only reporter to face the threat of arrest for doing her job.
SPECIAL SERIES: Black Lives Matter and Beyond: Corporate Leaders Respond
It would be an understatement to say the Black Lives Matter movement has left an indelible mark on America’s timeline. But for all too long, America’s employees of every color have left it at the door when they walk into work. Companies don’t know how to talk about this topic. CSR departments don’t know how to address it, and don’t even know if they should. It’s time to talk about it.
Last week, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman launched an investigation into the Trump Foundation — unleashing a wave of anti-Semitic comments from Trump supporters.
Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein called the conflict “one of the defining climate justice fights in the United States.” But many Americans still aren’t sure what all the fuss is about. Don’t want to be the last one to get the skinny on the story? We’ve got you covered.
Gather five tons of cotton and score a free television, says a regional government in eastern Uzbekistan. The BBC reported on the headline-grabbing offer, while barely touching upon the grim human rights record of the country’s cotton sector.
Two million fake accounts later, Wells Fargo’s reputation is in tatters. And it is now a poster child of why so many Americans do not trust our institutions, starting with the big banks.
Liberian schoolchildren face a number of obstacles. NGOs on the ground are out to help — and modest philanthropic investments can keep them going.
In 2013, Accompany CEO Jason Keehn set out to create a socially responsible brand that he calls a Barney’s-meets-Whole Foods e-commerce site of curated high-end apparel, accessories and home goods from around the world. The products are artisan made, fair trade and serve a philanthropic or humanitarian need. And they’re fashion-forward to boot.
On Saturday, several hundred protesters streamed over wire fences to stop the desecration of Native American burial sites by an oil company’s bulldozers. Not a great way to introduce neighbors to a new multi-state pipeline.
Between 2011 and 2013, companies with a woman CEO received just 3 percent of venture capital investment. So, why are women entrepreneurs so often overlooked and underfunded?