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Kabul Bombing Claims Over 30 Employees of Telecomm B Corp

A telecommunications company in Afghanistan that is also a leading global B Corp, Roshan, is seeking assistance after over 30 of its employees were killed in a bombing last week. Ironically, one of Roshan’s service is its specialization in telecomms repair needed after similar bombings occur.

There Are Climate Change Refugees in the U.S. Right Now

The time for those climate change relocations we’ve speculated about is here, folks. Three communities on opposite ends of the country explore how to weather the expensive challenges of being “climate change refugees.” And interestingly, each has a different challenge and a different answer to the problem.

Now: Play Jenga With Ocean Plastic

Ten percent of the plastic refuse that ends up in the ocean comprise fishing nets. In the past, finding a way to recycle that plastic was challenging. But Pokonobe Associate, the maker of Jenga blocks, has developed a way to recycle that stringy mess for commercial products, It’s also joining companies and organizations in the effort to change the mindset when it comes to plastic refuse.

Global Shareholders to Big Oil: Address Climate Change Risk

This week ExxonMobil joined an elite group: a growing list of oil and gas companies that are under pressure by shareholders to actually talk about climate change risk in their portfolios. And despite President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the U.S. out of Paris talks and effort to roll back climate legislation, that pressure will probably continue.

Trump’s Delay of Calorie-Counting Rule Irritates Restaurants

The Trump Administration has instructed the FDA to rescind a rule that would have streamlined calorie disclosure requirements on chain restaurants’ menu items. But businesses are saying the decision adds to labeling confusion that is a burden on the industry in the first place.

Climate Change Might Finally Be A Key Voter Issue Come 2018

Despite being chairman of a committee that funds non-defense science education, Congressman Lamar Smith has maintained hostile views of climate science. But some new challengers might just make him vulnerable to defeat.

Brand Advocacy vs. Aspiration in the Trump Era

Trust in brands has never been lower. And expectations have never been higher. Here are two paths for using the power of brand to fight injustice and create the good life, based on BBMG and GlobeScan’s global research into Aspirational and Advocate consumers.

The Antarctic is Collapsing, and Businesses Should Be Worried

Recent analysis suggests that Antarctic ice sheets are disintegrating faster than previously thought, with potentially disastrous consequences. Is it time for businesses to step up and fund climate change research in this region?

More CEOs Speaking Out on Immigration

More CEOs are increasingly speaking out about the role immigration has in maintaining a vibrant U.S. economy – even some who are serving as advisors to the Donald Trump administration.

Apple’s New Lavish HQ Is Missing A Few Things

Apple’s new Cupertino headquarters is chock full of bells and whistles. But some critics question why this forward-thinking company left out two things: daycare facilities and easy access to public transportation.