A recent report by the consultancy Corporate Citizenship tracks collaboration as a catalyst for responsible business, as well as greater sustainability and social impact.
Policy & Government
A catch all category for government, politics and initiatives to influence either.
The governments of New Zealand and India recognized their most cherished landmarks in a most unusual way: by acknowledging them as legal persons, with rights to representation and the right to sue.
With a new presidential administration keen on eliminating reforms that attempt to stall the financial industry’s excesses, watch for new economic risks to emerge in the next few years — including America’s mounting student debt.
On Tuesday, the European Parliament approved a resolution calling for the EU to phase out the use of vegetable oils, including palm oil, in biofuels by 2020. Could the U.S. follow up with similar policies on corn and soy?
Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered a review of the DOJ’s activities related to police reforms, including investigations, prosecutions, grants, trainings and compliance reviews. Critics say the move will only rekindle mistrust between local communities and police officers.
To accommodate booming population growth, cities will face increasing challenges, including congested transportation and housing and the need to reliably supply sufficient energy to meet growing demands. Resilience strategies and energy efficiency can help.
This year alone, federal renewable energy tax credits will result in more than 220,000 jobs and contribute $23 billion to the U.S. economy, according to a new report.
Whether companies like it or not, they may have to adapt to a new way of doing business, skirting the line between a politicized mandate and one that also aims to ensure a nonpartisan position.
When White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney announced the proposed budget for the 2018 fiscal year on March 16, he said “spending on climate change is a waste of your money, and we’re not going to do it anymore.” The implications of that pronouncement and the related Presidential Executive Order Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth released on March 28 are far reaching, and will most assuredly cost money in the long run.
Last week North Carolina passed legislation that aimed to reverse the state’s so-called “bathroom bill.” But many in the LGBT community say the new law still allows and condones discrimination.
A major Chinese daily lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump about his climate policies on Thursday, calling them “political selfishness.”
After nearly three years, Flint and Michigan lawmakers inked a deal to address the city’s water crisis. But they didn’t explain why it took a huge lawsuit and more than a year of political wrangling to come up with a fix.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest executive order guts environmental regulations passed under his predecessor, including a rule that requires government agencies to account for the social cost of carbon. It’s the the rollback of this provision that could do the most long-term damage, some experts say.