For a brief moment in 2013, Western consumers got to see the dark underbelly of the supply chains that make the products they use each day.
If you asked the people in your team to rate how meaningful they found their work, what do you think their answers would be? Perhaps, like many of the organizations I've been working with lately, it would be that they don't really feel what they do each day has much impact.
The American Petroleum Institute (API) successfully lobbied for an end to the 40-year ban on exporting U.S.-produced crude oil in part by making a geopolitical argument: Iran and Russia have the ability to export their oil, so why not unleash America?
The year 2015 was a pivotal time when humanity turned more decisively toward building a thriving and sustainable world.
A study released at the beginning of December by the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) reported that America's 20 wealthiest individuals own more wea...
I made numerous attempts to contact Walmart on your behalf, both by phone and email. Mostly, I was concerned that with the holiday shopping season coming, other people might experience the same problems you did. Is there a way to avoid them (besides, of course, avoiding Walmart)?
The time has come for Congress -- Republican and Democratic members alike -- to investigate why one multi-billion dollar company is having such a devastating impact on jobs and our trade deficits.
We have a skills supply-and-demand problem that hurts businesses. Even with millions of job openings in the United States, companies can't find worke...
By Morgan Quinn, Contributor From disappointing earnings reports and bad boy CEOs to the rise of fast fashion and the decline of luxury brands, 201...
All of the volunteers I have crossed paths with in my role at Common Threads, the nonprofit organization that I co-founded, have one thing in common -- passion. When individuals have an opportunity to advance a cause they are passionate about, it is a powerful thing.
After about an hour online, it came down to these three deals. Staples, Walmart and Best Buy all had rare -- and meaningful -- discounts on Apple's list price. Amazon had a good price, but out of stock with no shipping date available.
By Elyssa Kirkham, GBR Staff Writer Cyber Monday is coming, and it promises to be a huge day for deals and sales. The holiday could even end up...
People who sell dangerous products have always endured a conflict. As global brands, they must weigh conscience with commerce. Efforts to keep people safe must be seriously undertaken, otherwise it is superficially selective in social good.
We should definitely buy a fancy Swedish crib called Oeuf, because anyone who makes wooden furniture in Sweden and names it after the French word for egg can't be all that bad.
Hateful, mean pictures show up on the Internet every day, with people gleefully leaping in to add their ugly voices to the fray. But if we can counter that -- if we can think about the human side and the human cost of those pictures, we can make the world a kinder place and we can all be just a little better.
In the wake of Veterans Day, we can take inventory of the pledges made by companies to hire more veterans.