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?
Palm oil defines the world’s struggle to make more food and consumer goods products while mitigating their impact on people. So, who are the leaders in the push for more fairly produced palm oil, and who are the laggards that are falling behind?
The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory plans to lead a collaborative effort to accelerate the development of renewable hydrogen. It’s just one part of the U.S. DOE’s big bet on the hydrogen economy.
Smaller, lighter, cheaper electric vehicle batteries could result from a new manufacturing process that eliminates an energy storage “hiccup.”
The world’s largest companies have a long way to go before they move the needle on the ambitious climate change mitigation goals set at COP21, according to a CDP report released this week.
Deals between so-called influencers — with a substantial social media following — and their advertisers are not always disclosed. This makes them a big problem when it comes to their impact on children, say advocacy groups. And those groups are fighting back.
Pollution leads to a disturbing antibiotic resistance at Indian pharmaceutical plants, which supply almost a quarter of the world’s generic drugs.
This month, CoverGirl hired its first male brand ambassador, 17-year-old James Charles. The high-school senior is just one of many who are challenging conventional beauty norms and redefining what it means to be “masculine.” Fashion and beauty companies have no choice but to accept, and even celebrate these, trends.
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.