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Socially Responsible Business

Bringing Respect for People to the World’s Sweatshops

Those advocating social change through multinational corporations need to raise their expectations.

By Jim Womack | 4 | Feb. 26, 2015
 
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Human Rights

Empowering Women at the Grassroots

In many parts of the world, corporations today are cultivating partnerships with locally rooted organizations that promote a multi-faceted approach to women’s empowerment. Includes magazine extras.
By Marissa Wesely & Dina Dublon | 14 | Feb. 18, 2015
 
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Board Governance

Training in Progress

A program at Credit Suisse helps high-level employees—and valued clients—to master the art of nonprofit board service.
By Lalita Advani & Julia Chu | Feb. 18, 2015
 

Business

Supercharging Corporate Sustainability

To accelerate progress on sustainability, businesses need a radically different approach to engaging investors and consumers.

By Georg Kell & Peter Lacy | 1 | Feb. 18, 2015
 

Civil Society

What We Own and What Owns Us

Our government should be invested with a pride of ownership. But first, we’ve got to recognize, appreciate, and take responsibility for what it is that we own together.

By Paul Vandeventer | 8 | Jan. 23, 2015
 

Socially Responsible Business

The Rise of Social Stock Exchanges

A new, innovative platform is helping more investors support social enterprises.

By Bandini Chhichhia | 12 | Jan. 8, 2015
 

Socially Responsible Business

Benefit Corporation and L3C Adoption: A Survey

New research offers insights into how social enterprise legal forms are emerging in the United States.

 
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Cheap and Clean

Cheap and Clean explores how, more than anything else, beliefs about the costs and environmental harms associated with certain fuels drive opinions about energy and climate change policy.
 

Business

Brands as Targets

Companies with a high profile are more likely to become the focus of anti-sweatshop protests.
By Adrienne Day | Nov. 19, 2014
 

Socially Responsible Business

Translating Sustainability Strategy into Practice

A simplified value-chain approach can help organizations deeply embed sustainability into their cultures.