Poverty Solutions
Fair Trade
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Diversity/Inclusion
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Respect Is the Cornerstone of Company Growth

Trust between employees and their managers increases productivity and a sense of empowerment because leaders don’t need to micromanage, argues Kelsey Martin of Bristlecone Holdings,

Why Fair Trade Matters Even More in An Unequal World

We live in a time of massive, unprecedented trade: Goods, information and money all flow across borders almost seamlessly. Many prospered from this new era of trade, but has also resulted in damaging externalities which tend to hit poor people the hardest.

Embattled Uber Releases Its First Diversity Report

Uber released its first diversity report following months of bad press, including fierce backlash over sexual harassment allegations. And the disappointing figures reveal its recruitment struggles are similar to many Silicon Valley companies.

3p Weekend: 7 Companies Led By Refugees

From Fortune 500 companies to trendy startups, these seven corporate stories show what’s possible when countries take a chance on people fleeing violence and persecution in their home countries.

Is Energy Independence a Cover for Coal?

Of all the actions and orders in Trump’s 80+ days in office, none may have more far-reaching or long-lasting impact than the proposed “Energy Independence” executive order. TriplePundit obtained an early draft of the order. Tom Schueneman reports.

Somalia’s Illegal Fishing Problem Is About More Than Piracy

The newswires were buzzing last week over the story that pirates hijacked a commercial ship off the shores of Somalia — but the focus on “pirates” overlooks factors such as overfishing, poverty, smuggling and even deforestation.

Timberland and Thread Partner to Drive Social Impact in Haiti

Timberland and Thread partnered to incorporate recycled plastic from Haiti into clothing and apparel. We spoke with both companies about the partnership and what it can teach startups and legacy brands about collaborating for social impact.