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Why Investors Have a Beef With the Meat Industry

Lauren Compere | Posted 10.12.2016 | Business
Lauren Compere

Protein is one of the building blocks of life, helping the systems of the human body to make and repair everything from hair to hormones. Quite simply it is essential to life. However if we don't start to rethink how we consume protein, we could face financial, social and environmental crisis.

Human Rights and Business: From Principles to Practice

Lauren Compere | Posted 06.15.2016 | Business
Lauren Compere

This month marks five years since the adoption of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) - a landmark moment in the acceptance...

Taking Antibiotics off the Menu

Lauren Compere | Posted 04.21.2016 | Business
Lauren Compere

Antibiotics have revolutionized modern medicine and saved millions of lives around the world. Unfortunately less than 100 years on, we are on the verge of what the World Health Organization has called a "post-antibiotic era" due to the overuse of these important drugs.

Investors for Immigration Reform

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Altschuler

Why should investors and corporations support immigration reform? In short, because immigration helps the economy, and companies rely on immigrant innovation, talent and complementary labor to thrive.