All corporations operating within the city must now pay an additional 10 percent tax if the CEO receives more than 100 times the salary of the lowest paid employee. The city commissioner, who wants to use the funds to end homelessness, explained: “Of course, this reform alone will not close our nation’s economic divide. But it does send a powerful message that our community is ready to take a stand against the extreme inequality that harms all of us.”
Sub-Saharan Africa is already heavily reliant on grain imports. And this will only increase if populations grow as expected, researchers warn in a new study. But they say accelerated production coupled with sustainable agriculture can help.
Whether you’re a new hire or an executive, you can do your part to enhance the culture of your workplace — and you may find it boosts your own satisfaction at work.
A recently discovered oil leak along an important waterway may give further weight to the Standing Rock Sioux’s efforts to keep crude oil away from its primary water source. But will the message be too late?
Matthias and Tabea Oppliger founded Glowbalact in 2011. Its social enterprise in Israel, A.I.R., provides job training to former sex workers as a steppingstone toward becoming more integrated in society.
President-elect Donald Trump is systematically stacking his cabinet with people who oppose the existence of the very organizations they’re tasked to run. This group must have one heckuva secret lair. It’s probably already being built under Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C., with a secret passage planned from the White House War Room. Here’s a line-up of the key players and their superpowers.
As millennials flood the workplace seeking more hands-on engagement with community organizations, the traditional charity gala is quickly becoming a relic of “old philanthropy.” Nonprofits looking to secure relationships with the next generation of long-term donors should think beyond the annual plated dinner.
SPECIAL SERIES: How Sustainability at Home Goes Beyond
We live in a world where climate change is changing rainfall patterns and increasing the likelihood of drought. As such, water conservation is something we all need to make a way of life, experts insist.
By humanizing the women who make our clothes, Remake is looking to mobilize consumers to move beyond boycotts and vote with their wallets.
Chicago illuminates the inequity of weather impacts on low-income neighborhoods and communities of color -– an injustice that will only intensify as the climate shifts to more heat and more floods in the region.
SPECIAL SERIES: Black Lives Matter and Beyond: Corporate Leaders Respond
When Symantec and TriplePundit conceived this series, we were riding high on optimism. While police violence against people of color was not slowing down, it — and the implicit bias it represented — were reaching mainstream consciousness in a way we’d never seen before. We saw this series as an opportunity to boost that signal to the business community and give CSR directors the tools to effectively support their staff through a difficult time and challenge implicit bias in the workplace. But that goal seems laughably naive on this side of the November presidential election.
The Obama administration denied a key route for the Dakota Access Pipeline. But that doesn’t mean the fight is over for those seeking to protect vital water sources. In fact, with President-elect Donald Trump due to arrive to the White House in just a few weeks, it’s just entered a new stage.
From the smallest of children to the most powerful of CEOs, we’re all dreamers. I dreamt of creating an agency built around people that put more good into the world than it took for itself. But life had an interesting way of making my fantasy feel incredibly petty — by introducing cancer into the equation.
The NGOs Humanity United and the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre recently issued a report that is pessimistic about the global apparel industry’s efforts to eradicate forced labor from their supply chains. While Adidas scored relatively high, most of the world’s largest apparel companies are laggards on labor and human rights.