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Portland Takes Aim at Inequality with CEO Tax

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.”

Report: Sub-Saharan Africa Soon Won’t Be Able to Feed Itself

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.

3p Weekend: Trump’s Cabinet Looks Like a Bunch of Comic Book Villains

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.

Is This the End of the Charity Gala?

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: Black Lives Matter and Beyond: Corporate Leaders Respond

Racial Justice at Work: Beyond Black Lives Matter

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 Dakota Access Pipeline Fight Isn’t Over

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.

Why We Work for Something Greater: 4 Ways to Find Your Company’s Cause

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.