The NAACP issued a travel advisory warning African-Americans about their “safety and well being” in the event they travel aboard American Airlines after a pattern of discriminatory incidents across the U.S.
SPECIAL SERIES: Education in the 21st Century
The call to action of the Sustainable Development Goals reaches every level of the educational system, as schools around the world teach lessons related to sustainable development and otherwise incorporate sustainable development into learning.
Zurich-based ResponsAbility generates wealth for investors while boosting sustainable development opportunities worldwide. This fund invests about $1.2 billion a year in ventures across the globe – and helping launch social enterprises and clean energy projects in places usually off most investors’ radar, from Egypt to Bhutan.
Animal welfare groups now say it is time for cruelty-free supply chains to apply to fish, especially as aquaculture becomes more important to the global seafood supply.
Tesla has been caught up in what some critics have described as the “bro culture” that plagues Silicon Valley. The latest chapter involves a lawsuit accusing the company of looking the other way at anti-gay discrimination in its factory – and the company’s reaction to the litigation is making the situation worse.
It’s a great metaphor for a corporate-nonprofit partnership. Joining forces with organizations that have resources your organization doesn’t can yield exponential dividends. As federal funding tightens and corporations take on a larger role in communities, these partnerships are becoming increasingly common — and successful.
Lemonade, the online home and renters’ insurance company, has announced a change to its coverage plans. At a time when more brands are taking stands, the New York-based company’s decision appears to be far from popular with its announcement that it would cap reimbursement for the damage or theft of any firearms to $2,500.
Fair Trade USA, a nonprofit organization and leading certifier of Fair Trade products, has released a powerful 5-minute documentary video to kick off its new Fair Trade Difference campaign and pledge drive.
Dr. Vivienne Ming, an accomplished neuroscientist has seen gender discrimination in a way that few of us can claim and now she’s using that unique insight to change opportunities for young students. But it may be her own experiences as a transgender woman that will best illumine the challenges we face in addressing gender discrimination.
The opioid crisis isn’t only a health issue anymore. It’s becoming a hot button in corporate social responsibility circles and a catalyst for public and private sectors to unite to fight the epidemic, as Leidos CEO Roger Krone attested to at a COMMIT!Forum panel session on Tuesday.
It turns out Saudi Arabia’s investments in companies, such as $3.5 spent on Uber in 2016, were partly behind the country’s decision to finally allow women to drive.