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Ontario Launches Pilot Universal Basic Income Program

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.

GOP Climate Strategy: If You Can’t Beat It, Shield It

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?

How a Solid CSR Program Could Save the Ivanka Trump Brand

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.

Ignore the Marketing – Just Skip the Juice

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.

Proposed Bill in Congress Would Silence Activist Investors

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.

ExxonMobil Seeks Waiver to Drill in Russian Waters

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.