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Protesters call for the resignation of Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder in the wake of the Flint water crisis.

How Michigan’s Elimination of Democracy Poisoned a City

How could something like the Flint water crisis happen? Just take a look at Michigan's rotten political culture.
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The Flint Water Crisis: A Timeline

After the Michigan city switched its drinking water source to the Flint River to save money, enough lead to qualify as toxic waste…
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Skills-Based Volunteering Fuels Innovation

Boehringer Ingelheim’s skill-based volunteer program is based on the idea that active — and proactive — involvement is essential in sustaining and renewing…
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Flint Water Crisis: Donations are Rolling In, But Will They Be Enough?

People around the country are rallying behind Flint, Michigan, and sending bottled water to residents in the wake of the city's ongoing drinking…
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Policy Points: Is Chemical Reform Coming In the 2016 Congress?

As we move into the new year, one major question continues to emerge: In an election year, will Congress be able to pass…
Boehringer Ingelheim encourages its employees to use their skills to volunteer in the community.

How BI’s Skills-Based Volunteer Program Benefits Communities and Employees

Boehringer Ingelheim's skills-based volunteer program is a leading example of how a company can leverage its employees' experience and expertise to better the…
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Recap: Twitter Chat with Essilor at #SeeChange

Today, Essilor's chief corporate mission offer and guests panelists from the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and Business Fights Poverty joined us to…
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Half of U.S. Schools Suffer From Poor Indoor Air Quality

Roughly half of the schools in the United States report issues related to indoor air quality. Addressing this important classroom issue can boost…
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Chipotle Moves To Put ‘Healthy’ and Safety Back in Fast Food

While its food safety issues have yet to be officially resolved, and may never be, Chipotle boldly asserts it will reboot its staff…
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Record Homelessness Spurs California, NYC and Hawaii to Act

Both Los Angeles and Hawaii recently declared states of emergency because of escalating homelessness in their states. The answers proposed in the two…
A gas leak sickening residents in Los Angeles county may not be repaired until February or March.

3p Weekend: When Botched CSR Turns Deadly

In each of these events, which hit the headlines over the past two years alone, the shirking of government and corporate responsibility went…
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Another Challenge for Chipotle

Just as Chipotle hired outside food-safety consultants to help improve its food safety, it should turn to outside experts to address this lingering…
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Lead Poisoning Troubles Link Chicago and Flint, Michigan

Call it a modern-day tale of two cities: Chicago and Flint, Michigan, are both battling epidemics of lead poisoning, and looking at generations…
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The Case of DuPont’s Pollution and the Importance of CSR

The story of DuPont's ongoing pollution in West Virginia is expertly detailed in the most recent New York Times Magazine. The account underscores…
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The LA Methane Leak: 2015’s Epic Environmental Injustice

Environmental injustice can occur anywhere, and this Christmas, a gated community of 30,000 residents in the scenic hills of Los Angeles proved this…