Some people say corporate responsibility reports are a waste of time and money, believing them to be so dense and so dull that no one could possibly bother to read them. Others see them as vehicles for corporate greenwash.
In the United States, women fill fewer than 17 percent of leadership positions and corporate board seats -- even though we represent about 50 percent of the workforce. So, is it possible for today's woman to break through these barriers?
Last month, the Brazilian mining company Vale was invited to present its perspective on a panel entitled, "Voices of Rights Holders in the Extractives Industry." This is like inviting the CIA to a panel on the rights of victims of torture.
What happens to the family or the town that starts inhaling propane due to unregulated fracking? What happens to the people whose aquifers are drained in the process of fracking?
Corporate ethics is booming. Every major company has its own Corporate Social Responsibility program. CSR consulting is big business, and more and more companies are following suit. But is social responsibility also economically sustainable?
A new report from Quantum Workplace introduces some fascinating data about the best places and conditions for high employee engagement.
Nowadays, more often than not, we feel that we live in a world that is too fast, too competitive and too unpredictable. It's not that people don't have answers. They rightly and often don't know what questions to ask.
The challenge we face is a retelling of the story of capitalism and the creation of a model that responds to the emerging desire for meaning in the world of capitalism.
As the president and CEO of Branders.com, the world's largest online corporate giveaway store, I take pride in my company's ability to carry nearly every item our customers could want to promote their business or organization. Through branded items such as grocery store bags and water bottles, I'm proud to say that Branders.com has helped Celeste promote the Raymond Coalition for Youth in her community. A regular customer, Celeste visited Branders.com earlier this year to purchase Frisbees and beach balls for an upcoming summer festival. Celeste got in touch with my team at Branders.com, and I'm glad she did.
McDonald's spends nearly a billion dollars a year on advertising. They should trade some of the visibility they get from traditional ads for the favorability that cause marketing offers. Those golden arches need a bigger halo.
Though his feet splashed in about an inch of water, Principal Brian Walsh could see a water line two feet high marking the walls of Memorial School in...
Adapting and applying market based strategies for the non-profit sector would allow non-profits to potentially generate enough income to stabilize their core administrative needs. This would allow them to utilize revenue.
The initiative's difference stands out when corporations realize that they are large enough and have plenty resources and skills to address social problems in our communities. And, the catch line is they can make profit while doing that.
It's clear that we're in the midst of massive transformations in the business world and the workplace. These transformations are underway, for example...
In the United States, we should applaud those companies which are taking steps to provide supportive work environments, and recognize that when we discuss work-life organizational supports in a global context, business is only one of the critical actors in supporting a positive work-life environment.