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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A universal basic income could fuel innovation and entrepreneurship across the U.S. Mark Zuckerberg suggested during a commencement address at Harvard University last week.
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.
Racial discrimination in mortgage lending is prohibited under the federal Fair Housing Act (FHA). But the city of Philadelphia says the practice is still alive and well at Wells Fargo.
Google’s culture of secrecy has gone too far, say employees. And some filed a lawsuit alleging that the tech giant ran afoul of California labor law.
As Flint slowly recovers from its three-year water crisis, reconstruction will partly will be led locally. A contracting firm that is both black- and woman-owned will be tasked with replacing many water pipes across the city of 99,000 people.
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 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 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.