The Ford Foundation will invest as much as $1 billion out of its $12 billion endowment to accelerate mission-related investing over the next decade.
Many comparisons have been made between U.S. President Donald Trump and former President Nixon. Few, if any, have had positive connotations. However, Trump would do well to learn from Nixon’s environmental policy choices.
A recent report by the consultancy Corporate Citizenship tracks collaboration as a catalyst for responsible business, as well as greater sustainability and social impact.
The governments of New Zealand and India recognized their most cherished landmarks in a most unusual way: by acknowledging them as legal persons, with rights to representation and the right to sue.
With a new presidential administration keen on eliminating reforms that attempt to stall the financial industry’s excesses, watch for new economic risks to emerge in the next few years — including America’s mounting student debt.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered a review of the DOJ’s activities related to police reforms, including investigations, prosecutions, grants, trainings and compliance reviews. Critics say the move will only rekindle mistrust between local communities and police officers.
American insurance companies and drug companies can raise prices because they have the power to do so. Competition is limited, at best. Regulation is limited, at best. So what can we do?
Google is applying machine learning technology to monitor some YouTube videos in order to separate advertisers from offensive content.
Federal investigators have agreed to a $35 million settlement with Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals over the company’s alleged negligence in distributing opioid pain medications. But the punishment didn’t fit what many call Mallinckrodt’s egregious crimes, and one lawmaker called the settlement “chump change.”
This California-based rice importer is helping families and the environment by encouraging its small-scale suppliers to use smarter farming practices.
Whether companies like it or not, they may have to adapt to a new way of doing business, skirting the line between a politicized mandate and one that also aims to ensure a nonpartisan position.
When White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney announced the proposed budget for the 2018 fiscal year on March 16, he said “spending on climate change is a waste of your money, and we’re not going to do it anymore.” The implications of that pronouncement and the related Presidential Executive Order Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth released on March 28 are far reaching, and will most assuredly cost money in the long run.