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Coal, climate change, greenhouse gas emissions, Leon Kaye, securities, clean energy, natural gas

Report: Energy Companies Hugely Underestimate Risks to Investors

Carbon Tracker called out the energy industry for lagging in filings to the Securities and Exchange Commission. By submitting the same boilerplate risk…
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White House Invests $150 Million in Tomorrow’s Tech Workers

The White House will commit $150 million in grants as it aims to train and place burgeoning talent in the growing global tech…
Millennials, banking, community development, youth programs, Bank of America, Leon Kaye, financial literacy

Bank of America Pledges $40 Million to Youth Employment

On Tuesday, Bank of America pledged $40 million to support youth-development initiatives like summer internships, skills trainings and leadership programs.
Cook County, Illinois, which includes Chicago, struggles with poverty, unemployment and homelessness -- but a new program inspired by social enterprise aims to help.

Cook County, Illinois: An Agent of Change

Cook County, Illinois, which includes Chicago and is home to over 5 million people, struggles with poverty, unemployment and homelessness -- but a…
France, labor, strikes, total, Leon Kaye, unemployment

Strikes in France Threaten Euro 2016, Hit Transport and Energy Sectors

Conflict between labor unions and the French government accelerated last week when workers at refineries walked off their jobs, followed by nuclear power…
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Cities Offer Work — Not Pennies — to Panhandlers

Two cities, pressured by rising homelessness and criticism about inhumane laws that "punish" the poor, are trying something new. Both are seeing some…
The Garden Project

The Garden Project Grows Plants (and People)

From conception, the project employed ex-offenders, who were paid by the city to landscape public-works sites and grow vegetables for the community.
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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…
prospective employees

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…
Employees entrance, General Laundry Building, New Orleans

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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