Globally, approximately 100 million people – including miners and their families – depend on illegal and informal mining, compared with about 7 million in large-scale industrial mining.
The Healthy Corners program distributes fresh produce to small corner stores in ‘food deserts’ that can try selling it at a profit with almost no financial risk. Although the program is poised to have a big impact on D.C., some question whether or not food deserts — or areas lacking grocery stores — really affect residents’ health.
Business and Human Rights Resource Center released an interactive platform that sheds light on the effects companies and governments have on human rights.
Budding fashion designer Carrie Hammer made headlines with her debut runway show this month, ‘Role Models Not Runway Models,’ which included powerhouse women from CEOs and entrepreneurs, to the first model with Down syndrome to walk the runway at New York Fashion Week.
Stop the presses: Walmart just announced that it will increase wages to $9 an hour for half a million workers by April. Could the big-box retailer long bemoaned for its low wages finally be turning over a new leaf?
Little about GM’s Technical Center in Warren, MI has changed, but this icon of modernist architecture has started a slow green building upgrade.
A leading brand of beer in Brazil, Skol, found itself in controversy after a poorly thought-out advertising campaign came across as condoning rape.
You may want to consider more sustainable flower growers that are on the market next time you want something delivered for that special occasion.
During our ecotourism adventure in Ecuador, my family found ourselves in the highlands of the Andes, along the slopes of the now dormant Cotacachi Volcano, where we experienced the indigenous way of life.
If you’re a successful entrepreneur, you’ve probably felt a pull toward philanthropy. But even if you feel compelled to give back, you might not know the best way to help. Here are three ways you can use your unique position to improve quality of life for others.