Not so fast, Senate. Republicans and Democrats joined together on Wednesday to block the repeal of the Obama-era ‘methane rule,’ which impacts oil and gas companies on public and Native American lands. President Trump however, intends to have the last word: He’s instructed the Department of Interior to get out its red pen.
Policy & Government
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Iconic American luxury brand Tiffany & Co. flexes its muscles with a brief but diamond-hard takedown of President Donald Trump for dithering over climate change.
Over the last few months, the Donald Trump administration has learned a hard fact: America’s mild-mannered neighbors to the north have a back bone. And they have spunk, too.
Donald Trump has been mentioned in corporate SEC filings several hundred times — suggesting that uncertainty over his policies are driving companies to warn their investors about future stock performance.
While dozens of trade groups want U.S. President Donald Trump to keep his promise and withdraw from the Paris agreement, many leading American companies asked the White House to stay with the treaty — insisting it can be a net plus for business.
Much of the European Union is cheering the election of Emmanuel Macron as president of France. But problems like automation and unemployment aren’t going anywhere. Could a universal basic income help? One survey shows Europeans are warming up to the idea.
Columbia, South Carolina, is the latest U.S. city to promise a future running on 100 percent renewables. The shift is largely symbolic for now, but it shows how cities can drive climate action when the feds fall short.
The bipartisan Congressional Budget Office has yet to analyze the bill. But analyses by the Wall Street Journal, Kaiser Family Foundation and AARP indicate that the AHCA will reduce overall healthcare access while also raising health insurance premiums.
Satellite data reveals that energy companies spilled nearly 1 million gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico last year — substantially more than these companies reported, according to a trio of Louisiana nonprofits.
TriplePundit chats with Lynelle Cameron, VP of sustainability for Autodesk and CEO of the Autodesk Foundation, about biomimicry, Donald Trump and designing for a better world.
In addition to effecting change within private companies and corporations via CSR policies, internal HR policies, and social dynamics, fair policy frameworks are key to alleviating poverty.
Despite the perception that refugees create an economic burden, the overwhelming data suggests that they are actually a net positive for the communities where they settle.
Now more than ever, business leaders must stand together and tell lawmakers that “what business wants” are policies that fully account for any enterprise’s costs (or “externalities”) to people and our planet. Here are three important policy initiatives for business to support now.