Larry Fink’s letter to global CEOs about the importance of “a sense of purpose” was a good start, but to move the needle, activist investors need to agitate for change.
Author: Raz Godelnik
The speed with which attitudes toward sexual misconduct are changing gives me hope that we can see a similar sea change with regards to sustainability. Black Friday is one of the best days of the year to consider our attitudes toward consumption.
Last week Gett, a Tel Aviv-based ride-hailing company, announced it was buying driver-friendly Juno for $200 million. The new entity hopes to go head-to-head with Uber in New York City — but the acquisition is already turning drivers away and it may have a tough road ahead.
Lyft’s latest ad campaign stresses the “good guy” factor. But is the ride-sharing platform really so different from Uber in the ways that count?
On Wednesday I shared here my analysis of Uber’s business model, making the case for Uber’s combative response to the California DMV over self-driving cars. The headline was ‘Why Uber Won’t Stop Testing Autonomous Cars in San Francisco.’ A few hours later, Uber ended the testing of autonomous cars in the city. What did I miss?
The California DMV told Uber it couldn’t test its autonomous vehicles in San Francisco without a permit, but the ride-hailing company has no plans to back down. An analysis of its business model proves why, argues 3p’s Raz Godelnik.
While companies seem to be moving forward, the challenges we face advance much faster in the other direction, 3p correspondent Raz Godelnik said while reflecting on the 2016 BSR conference.
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?
Both Noirbnb and Innclusive started with bad customer experiences with Airbnb, specifically centered around racial discrimination. But do these startups have a future?
The growing complaints about racial discrimination on Airbnb’s platform bring to mind a new territory the company has yet to explore – corporate social responsibility (CSR).
A Harvard University survey indicates that the majority of millennials don’t support capitalism. Can we learn something from the findings? Should we even take them seriously?