The U.S. still does not mandate paid family leave for all workers. But some companies are taking matters into their own hands -- not only because it's the right thing to do, but also because it makes good business sense.
Given Thiel's recent $1.25 million donation to Donald Trump and the support of racism, sexism, and xenophobia it implies, Zuck's defense is questionable.
There’s a new kid on the ride-hailing block, one that promises to take on Uber and Lyft with a simple proposition: Treat drivers better. But is it enough to disrupt the disrupters?
SPECIAL SERIES: Are Americans Getting Healthier?
On any given day, over 1,000 Americans are treated in emergency rooms for opioid misuse. In addition to the pain inflicted on countless families, the annual cost of emergency room and inpatient care for opioid poisonings hovers around $20 billion. So, what can drug companies do to help America cope with this ongoing addiction crisis?
Ross Baird, founder and CEO of social impact investing firm Village Capital, is looking outside the Silicon Valley bubble for the next big business idea that will benefit communities of color.
Last week in Kigali, Rwanda, more than 170 countries pledged to cut back their use of hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants. These gases, while far less widely emitted than carbon dioxide, have an impact that is up to 1,000 times greater on a pound-for-pound basis.
In response to purity scandals, Walmart plans to invest at least $25 million in Chinese food safety research. The investment promises to revamp its supply chain while assuring nervous customers that the retailer’s food products are safe.
As a nonprofit employee or executive, imagine finding out your organization holds investments that work against the impact you’re trying so hard to achieve. For many NGOs, this may not be far from the truth. But socially responsible investing can help.
The Los Angeles Board of Public Works brought the California city closer to its goal by approving a contract the end of September that will overhaul its waste collection. Under the new system, LA will be split into 11 franchise zones serviced by seven waste haulers. It’s a big improvement over the 144 private haulers who now crisscross the city collecting trash.
After losing the Republican primary, Marco Rubio is trying to reclaim his former U.S. Senate seat. Given his blatant denial of the risks of climate change, it’s Florida residents and business leaders who will lose out if he wins.
At it's core, triple bottom line thinking ties the social and environmental impact of an organization’s activities to its economic performance.
Employee engagement is a longstanding concept in business management. The theory is that when employees are engaged in the company's activities, they'll work harder and stay longer, which will reduce costs. Here we explore some popular ways to keep employees engaged.
Here we explore the many ways companies are reporting on their sustainability, from traditional GRI-indexed sustainability reports to visually dynamic websites that update in real time.
In this 3-part series is underwritten by C&A Foundation, we explore how cotton, supply chain transparency and bonded labor shape the apparel supply chain and influence the clothes on our backs.