Normally, a meeting between a sitting American president and a widely-respected Nobel Peace Laureate would be cause for celebration. But last week’s meeting between President Barack Obama and the Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people, resulted in angry recriminations from China. Here’s why the meeting was so controversial.
Every company will have missteps with gender bias. But businesses must establish a management culture that drives growth and empowerment for all employees.
Today, TriplePundit brought together a panel of experts from Caesars Entertainment, Second Wind Dreams, Meals on Wheels America, and Cleveland Clinic, dedicated to the health and well-being of our aging population.
Van Jones predicted that black voter turnout could well determine the next president. And according to the NAACP, that weighty percentage is being diminished by discriminatory policies at the state level. What impact will it have on the November election?
The lone light shining amidst the darkness is the outpouring of support. These are a few of those inspiring stories, along with some ways you can help.
Bombs were dropped on Laos every eight minutes, 24 hours a day, for nine years. Over a quarter of these bombs failed to detonate and remain underground, limiting the country’s ability to grow food, build roads and expand its economy. As international funding sputters out, innovative solutions — from both social enterprises and NGOs — are emerging to address this dark legacy.
The Embrace Warmer is a cheap infant incubator that creates heat and fights off neonatal hypothermia — and it’s credited with 200,000 babies saved and counting.
SPECIAL SERIES: MGM Defining Thought Leadership
It is well documented that companies with strong diversity programs have a competitive edge, but not all programs are created equal. Phyllis A. James, chief diversity officer for MGM Resorts International, shares common pitfalls of diversity and inclusion programs — and how to avoid them.
On June 7, a truck plowed into a group of nine cyclists as they rode out of downtown Kalamazoo, Michigan, killing five and injuring four in possibly the worst bike-car collision in U.S. history. This tragedy highlights many Americans’ concerns about safety while riding.
“People are starting to realize that serious journalism in big cities could actually go away,” says Terry Egger, publisher and CEO of the Philadelphia Inquirer. “We need to find new ways to deliver news.”
Thirty-four percent of people living in Mississippi will have trouble viewing this article. And limited access to high-speed Internet is trapping people in a cycle of poverty, experts say.
Liability insurance, which exists for gun owners but is not mandatory, could help address this epidemic of violence. Should the market, instead of politics, be used to address gun violence?
“We are hereby revoking the press credentials of the phony and dishonest Washington Post,” Trump announced on Monday via Facebook. This latest attack on the free press is a dubious sign of how Trump will run the country should he become its 45th president.
SPECIAL SERIES: Fostering Diversity and Purpose at Work
“Many people think they have to leave their politics at the door, but this couldn’t be further from the truth,” Bob Keener of the American Sustainable Business Council. He and other business leaders share how forward-thinking companies can take a stand on the issues that matter.