The province of Ontario is launching a universal basic income pilot: 4,000 low-income participants in this three-year study will receive as much as $17,000 annually — and will be able to keep much of it even if they stay employed or find work.
Policy & Government
A catch all category for government, politics and initiatives to influence either.
The Office of the U.N. High Commissioner on Human Rights in Geneva sent a letter to the U.S. State Department voicing concerns about repealing the Affordable Care Act.
Large-scale geo-engineering projects are now underway. Will the technologies offer a cheaper, more immediate approach to combat global warming? Or will they undermine current emissions-reduction strategy?
President Donald Trump’s proposed tax plan could help both small and large businesses. But can he convince Republicans and Democrats who worry it will balloon the deficit?
U.S. President Donald Trump’s plans for a border wall have hit another snag. Engineers are now claiming that proposed sections of the project could violate a 50-year-old treaty signed between the U.S. and Mexico.
The Ivanka Trump brand is facing some choppy seas, pushed along by boycott campaigns like #GrabYourWallet and Sleeping Giants. The first daughter is trying to turn things around — and she’d do well to use some principals of corporate social responsibility in her re-vamp.
You might want to skip the juice bar after your workout. Food companies have promoted juice for decades as a great source of vitamins, but the fact is that juice is loaded with sugar — and now more doctors are urging consumers to eliminate it from their daily menus.
Rural counties from New England to the American South to Hawaii are attracting socially responsible businesses by providing economic development package for equipment purchases, new factory construction and facilities renovation.
A new bill in Congress would all but eliminate the shareholder proposal, a favorite tactic of activist shareholders. The proposals can push companies to change their business practices related to human rights, the environment, executive pay and lobbying.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s inauguration committee raised a record $107 million in donations. The largest corporate donors to this fund are benefiting from a new regulatory environment.
The Community Reinvestment Act was supposed to right many of the wrongs that led to unfair lending practices. But a new study shows it isn’t working.
Emellie O’Brien is the founder and president of Earth Angel, the only sustainability consultancy servicing film and television production on the East Coast.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s previous leadership role in ExxonMobil could raise a few red flags if the Trump administration decides to lift sanctions on drilling in the Black Sea. Tillerson, who served as ExxonMobil’s chief executive from 2006 to 2017, has strong business ties with Russian president Vladimir Putin.
After a tense G-7 meeting last week, and word from some unlikely business leaders, President Donald Trump may be realizing the Paris climate agreement is good for American businesses.