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The Sustainable Economy and Decent Work for All

We face two defining challenges in the 21st century: ensuring environmental sustainability and turning the vision of decent work for all into a…
Ramzan Nasar, Phoebe Williams and Simon Howell from NGO partner The Pump, touring Alcoa, through the Alcoa Foundation Global Youth Internship Program

Global Internship Program Combats Youth Unemployment

"This isn't just about getting these kids a job" says Scott Hudson Principal Manager of Social Responsibility and Community Outreach with the Alcoa…
Participants carry signs at the People's Climate March in New York City on Sunday. As Climate Week NYC continues, Robert Wolcott of Get America Working argues that climate change and jobs are inextricably linked.

Work More and Warm Less: Integrating Jobs and Climate Solutions

As citizens and world leaders converge on New York City seeking a way to address climate change, across the U.S. tens of millions…
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Would 69% of Americans Turn Down a Job Due to a Company’s Poor Reputation?

New survey found that 69 percent of Americans would not take a job with a company that had a bad reputation, even if…
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Why GDP Growth No Longer Reduces Unemployment

A version of this piece originally appeared on The Daly News By Herman Daly Economic growth used to be seen as the means…
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is one of several cities benefiting from Marriott's heightened involvement with the Youth Career Initiative.

Marriott International Spotlights Planet and Youth Unemployment

Here’s one hotel chain, or rather, family of hotel chains, you can feel proud to support while on your future travels. Marriott International,…
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Unemployment: Brought to You by Sustainability?

>by Derrick Mains One thing is certain. The economy sucks and neither side seems to be offering any real long term (place tongue…

Immigration Reform: The Missing Piece of the CSR Puzzle

This article offers insight into how some corporations are fueling US unemployment rates by increasing the hiring rate of legal and illegal immigrant…
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The Real Payback on Green Job Training Programs

Analysts with no field experience can paint a very bleak picture of the green job market and related training programs. In reality, hard…
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Privatizing Public Works in the UK

Prime Minister David Cameron has put revamping social services at the top of his agenda. His plan, in a nutshell, is to shift…

Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis to Sacramento’s Unemployed: Help Is On the Way…?

The fact that California is in dire straits (economically speaking) is no new news. But for anyone wondering just how bad it is,…

“Once Upon a Job” – Nightly Business Report Series Explores Unemployment in the Current Economy

Oh, the good old days, when jobs were plentiful, stable, well-paying, and benefit-providing. The fact that those days are over is the lament…