According to Reuters, some within the UN’s leadership realized that it would benefit next week’s meeting drafting a global tobacco control treaty if delegates who work within, or have ties to, state-owned tobacco companies are barred from attending the proceedings.
After warming up to the health perks of cycling to work, freelance writer Daphne Standford decided to explore other ways in which bikes can benefit our economy and quality of life.
Chobani founder Hamdi Ulukaya found himself the target of constant trolling on social media and even death threats for his pro-immigrant stance.
In an interview with Toni Johnson, Jennifer Tescher from the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) explains how better information can help families rise out of poverty.
Making a big organizational shift can be daunting, but it is sometimes necessary. Here are some tips for making the change less painful on employees and stakeholders.
Insurance rates under Obamacare will go up next year, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. It’s bad news for many consumers, but especially those in states like Arizona who expect to see a triple-digit increase in their premiums. But with all the public advocacy on this issue, is it really the feds that should be taking the heat right before federal election day?
For Donald Trump, his challenge in appealing to blacks and other Americans goes far beyond what are at a minimum missteps and at most ignorant assumptions about people of color. Here’s why his economic “new deal” for people of color falls short.
Move over, French Dip. Arby’s plans to test out venison sandwiches in six U.S. states in a marketing push to celebrate hunting. While Arby’s didn’t intend to shine a light on local, sustainable food, that’s exactly what it did.
Since October is Fair Trade Month, this week we tip our hats to major food and grocery companies making a shift to ethical sourcing. Did your favorite brand make the list?
While the level of concern suggested in my prior piece was overstated, I maintain that the situation at Fukushima is far from resolved and that is remains a serious concern, particularly in Japan.
Palm oil defines the world’s struggle to make more food and consumer goods products while mitigating their impact on people. So, who are the leaders in the push for more fairly produced palm oil, and who are the laggards that are falling behind?
This month, CoverGirl hired its first male brand ambassador, 17-year-old James Charles. The high-school senior is just one of many who are challenging conventional beauty norms and redefining what it means to be “masculine.” Fashion and beauty companies have no choice but to accept, and even celebrate, these trends.
SPECIAL SERIES: Black Lives Matter and Beyond: Corporate Leaders Respond
Inclusive corporate policies and an accepting workplace go hand in hand. But how do you start if neither is up to snuff? We chat with Jennifer Brown, the principal of Jennifer Brown Consulting about why diversity and inclusion are the driving forces to today’s successful businesses, and how companies are transforming to meet those expectations.
SPECIAL SERIES: Are Americans Getting Healthier?
On any given day, over 1,000 Americans are treated in emergency rooms for opioid misuse. In addition to the pain inflicted on countless families, the annual cost of emergency room and inpatient care for opioid poisonings hovers around $20 billion. So, what can drug companies do to help America cope with this ongoing addiction crisis?
Ross Baird, founder and CEO of social impact investing firm Village Capital, is looking outside the Silicon Valley bubble for the next big business idea that will benefit communities of color.