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Punched in the Face: A New Leadership Contract Emerges

Valerie Keller | Posted 03.30.2014 | World
Valerie Keller

A new leadership contract is emerging: an implicit agreement between CEOs and stakeholders to ensure long-term, sustainable value creation and legitimacy.

Alcoa Charged With Bribing Foreign Officials

AP | By JOE MANDAK | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A subsidiary of Alcoa Inc. pleaded guilty Thursday and, along with the parent company, will pay a total of $384 million in penalti...

BofA To Be Dropped From Dow Jones Industrial Average

Reuters | Rodrigo Campos | Posted 09.11.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investment bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc , credit card company Visa Inc , and footwear maker Nike Inc will join the blue-chip Dow...

The Era of Corporate Silence on Climate Policy Is Ending

Andrew Winston | Posted 10.09.2013 | Green
Andrew Winston

Shouldn't companies get involved now instead of waiting to see what governments come up with on their own?

Top 10 Reasons Edward Snowden Should Seek Asylum in Iceland

Edward M. Weinman | Posted 08.31.2013 | Politics
Edward M. Weinman

Is Edward Snowden really stuck in transit at the Moscow airport? The Obama administration is desperately trying to track down Snowden. Can you blame...

Stocks Split Over Jobs Report News

Reuters | Posted 12.05.2012 | Business

NEW YORK, Oct 5 (Reuters) - The S&P 500 broke a four-day string of gains, ending marginally lower on Friday as an unexpected drop in the U.S. unemp...

Business and the Grand Challenges

Judith Samuelson | Posted 12.01.2012 | Business
Judith Samuelson

In an era where the private sector seems like a better bet than government, what more can business do to move from company initiative to systemic change? Here are two avenues to pursue.

Recycling Employee Skills

Aaron Hurst | Posted 06.23.2012 | Impact
Aaron Hurst

Like me, Paula Davis didn't last long in her first job out of college. But, she ended up working at some of the leading brands in the world -- even for Michael Jordan at one point.

How 'Keystone Habits' Transformed a Corporation

Charles Duhigg | Posted 04.28.2012 | Business
Charles Duhigg

Keystone habits explain how Michael Phelps became an Olympic champion and why some college students outperform their peers.

Amanda Terkel

Tennessee Anti-Gay Bill Would Roll Back Civil Rights Protections

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.23.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: Haslam signed the bill into law Monday evening. WASHINGTON -- Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam (R) must decide by June 1 whether to sign legislat...

New York Times, Take This!

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 07.23.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

A recent New York Times article, in classic "all the news that's fit to print" fashion, declared that the bevy of green consumer products introduced o...

Hu's on First -- China and the United States

Zachary Karabell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Zachary Karabell

The way forward for the United States has nothing to do with choices made in Beijing and everything to do with myriad choices Americans make at home.

Alcoa Posts Profit On Huge Demand For Metal

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (By Steve James): Alcoa Inc, the largest U.S. aluminum producer, reported a fourth-quarter profit on Monday and projected a 12-percent rise i...

High Unemployment Could Kill Corporate Profits In 2011

The Huffington Post | Abby Wendle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Despite an extended period of growth and expectations of the most profitable fourth quarter ever, more than a few corporate giants are facing little t...

Newlyweds Recycle Their Way To $3,800 Wedding

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Peter and Andrea Geyer, from Spokane, Wash., collected over 400,000 cans over the last year, and turned in those cans to earn $3,800. That money paid ...

US Chamber's Influence and Credibility on the Decline

Pete Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Pete Altman

One reason for the Chamber's decline may be the result of what the Chamber's positioning communicates to businesses and lawmakers alike.

Business America Lights a Candle for Copenhagen

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jonathan A. Schein

There are many in the corporate realm who "get it" -- that's why they're finding new and innovative ways to combat climate change.

Climate Controversy Damages Chamber's Reputation

Pete Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Pete Altman

The Chamber's tone-deaf response to the situation is contributing to reputation damage that is hurting the organization's credibility.

The US Chamber's Continuing Climate Credibility Crisis

Pete Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Pete Altman

If the media briefing late last week was supposed to make things better for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in the face of an onslaught of major defections over its climate extremism, it didn't.

More Questions About the US Chamber's Membership Number Claim

Pete Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Pete Altman

With more voices saying clearly that US Chamber of Commerce does not represent them, the Chamber's membership numbers are looking more and more questionable.

The Geithner Deception

Lawrence G. McDonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lawrence G. McDonald

The public deserves to know about Tim Geithner's three years of total incompetence at the New York Fed, and they need to hear about the billowing risk in the credit derivatives markets, and how he failed to protect us.

Turning Up the Pressure on the U.S Chamber of Commerce

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

Companies should only be members of the Chamber of Commerce if they support hyper-conservative anti-regulatory policies across the board, and aren't afraid to show it.

"Happy" Anniversary, Iceland

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Iris Erlingsdottir

This has been a very rough year for Iceland, and it's not likely to get better anytime soon. The public's anger continues to grow, and it would not be surprising if this winter sees a repeat of last winter's uprising.

Too High a Price for High Octane

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

The refineries in this country still using unnecessarily hazardous hydrofluoric acid must ensure their workers and the residents of their neighborhoods live to see Labor Day 2010.

FDA: Get BPA Out ASAP

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Newman

You, like millions of other Americans, probably regularly use and consume products made with Bisphenol A (BPA), a toxic chemical that is a $6 billion global industry.