The global financial giant Citigroup announced earlier this week that it would close the gender pay gap in three countries where it conducts business. But the divide in pay across the financial industry is still far too wide, say critics.
Author: Leon Kaye
H&M has tried to apologize and staunch a controversy over an ad critics say is racist and at a minimum, tone-deaf; but those words were far too late for those who are fed up with yet another tone-deaf ad.
Almost all of the members of the National Park Service’s advisory council they have quit after being ignored by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke over the past year.
Evian, the brand that long ago made bottled water chic, announced yesterday that all of its plastic bottles will be made from 100 percent recycled plastic by 2025.
A report issued by the World Resources Institute and The Nature Conservancy suggests that the planting of trees can accomplish far more than a good deed; in fact, restoring forests has the potential to scale and become a booming business.
BlackRock and its founder and CEO, Laurence D. Fink, made waves earlier this week when he said in an open letter that it was finally the time for companies to do more than focus on the bottom line. But to some critics, those words have not been matched by action.
Amazon’s Jeff Bezos recently donated $33 million to TheDream.US, an organization that says it provides up to 4,000 “dreamers” tuition for higher education programs.
According to the EPA, average fuel economy for all model year 2016 vehicles stood at 24.7 miles per gallon. The overall average is a modest 0.1 mile decrease from the previous model year, but it is still a record. Not all environmental groups were impressed.
New York City has embarked on a two-part plan to divest its municipal pension plans from fossil fuels. But in a massive equities market, can such tactics actually work?
This week, Amazon Watch and CREDO announced they had delivered over 120,000 signatures on petitions urging BlackRock, Inc. and JPMorgan Chase to stop the financing of what activists say are destructive oil exploration activities in the Western Amazon region of Peru and Ecuador.
In Michigan, Walk for Warmth Combines Corporate and Grassroots Action to Help with Winter Heating Costs
Across Michigan, Walk for Warmth events raise funds to help struggling Michigan families pay their utility bills during the Wolverine State’s harsh winters.
Many corporate leaders say they have had enough over the uncertainty of DACA, as the ongoing saga is affecting everything from employee morale to the potential drag on their business.
After years of power generation emitting the most carbon in the U.S., that badge is now worn by the country’s transportation sector. This switch is the first time emissions from power generation were less than those from transport since the late 1970s.
Under new U.S. tax laws, there will still be little incentive for companies to invest in manufacturing in the U.S, as they will be taxed up to twice amount on those profits generated here as on goods produced in factories operating overseas.