Hundreds of American cities, companies and other entities have pledged to uphold the Paris Accord targets and continue to make plans and manage their resources with the intent of meeting them.
The problem of workplace harassment is not complicated to call out, as this bad behavior has been going on for decades, even centuries. But this elimination of ingrained behaviors is proving to be a complex task.
Watching the Olympics last month, we saw athletes from all parts of the world pursue their goals without letting anything or anyone get in the way. Their commitment and mindset teach us essential lessons for how we, as social impact professionals, must approach our work every day.
Businesses are finding ways to innovate and harness their own individual strengths to help people when public resources aren’t readily available.
Evidence suggests that when it comes to gun violence, consumers are becoming more comfortable with companies and brands taking a stand on this controversy – regardless of their political affiliation.
General Motors today is one of the leading companies, with their RE100 commitment to renewable power, their innovative line of electrified vehicles, and their unparalleled commitment to waste-free facilities.
Ocado, the world’s biggest pure-play online retailer, has been determined to do something to not only reduce the environmental impact of its staff uniforms – but to do so in a way that directly benefits people too.
Bridgestone says it’s committed to meeting new sustainability goals by 2050. While it isn’t the first tire company to issue new sustainability goals, it’s a sign that more pressure is being exerted on rubber producers to reduce deforestation in Southeast Asia and other rubber-producing areas of the world.
AI has the potential to bring significant social benefits, including healthcare (via improved diagnostics), transportation (through self-driving vehicles) and law enforcement (with improved fraud detection).
In CA, taco trucks are holding events at which Muslim services are conducted, educational talks are given, and Mexican food prepared according to halal rules is served free to those who attend.
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We must deconstruct our global carbon footprint to best understand it as individuals living our lives.
Michigan 2-1-1 is more than an information database. It provides an essential web of services that help state residents stay connected when need arises. We talk with the agency’s Executive Director Tom Page to find out how the a coalition of more than 7,000 organizations and programs ensures the power stays on for Michiganders, even during difficult financial times.