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Real Leaders Have Empathy, Compassion and Acceptance and They're Not Afraid to Show It

Ann Fry | Posted 06.09.2014 | Business
Ann Fry

In my past few articles, I've been writing about amazing CEOs who have a commitment to healthy workplaces and who are working with the American Cancer Society as CEO's Against Cancer. I'm continuing that today, with my next installment.

Shareholders Pressure Wal-Mart for Lobbying Disclosure

Al Norman | Posted 05.26.2014 | Business
Al Norman

The heirs of Sam Walton control more than half of the total 3.23 billion outstanding shares in the company. Last year, of the four shareholder resolutions listed on the Proxy Ballot, none garnered more than 17 percent of the voting shares. This year, of the three shareholders resolutions, only one is new: "Request for Annual Report on Lobbying."

SXSW Shingerview: Glenn Carter, 3M

David Shing | Posted 06.08.2014 | Technology
David Shing

From the chair hanging in mid-air held up only by 3M tape, to the art sculpted from 3M duck tape, 3M is a company that is constantly innovating and I was excited to hear about it from Glenn.

Mergers and Acquisitions Are Not Strategies -- They Are Tactics

George Bradt | Posted 11.14.2012 | Business
George Bradt

Mergers and acquisitions are not strategies. They are tactics. Case in point: Imation's 2006 acquisitions were value destroyers; its 2012 acquisitions...

The 10 Most Respected Companies

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 06.26.2012 | Business

Maybe you can't get no respect, but some companies certainly can. On Saturday, Barron's released the results of an investor survey that asked for ...

Innovation: 3M's Lessons to Be Learned

Robert F. Brands | Posted 07.16.2012 | Business
Robert F. Brands

3M takes a long-term approach to the new product development process by creating a culture of innovation that encourages risk-taking, tolerates mistakes made along the way, and rewards achievement.

Shareholders At Major Company Reject Controversial Proposal On Political Spending

Reuters | Posted 07.08.2012 | Business

May 8 (Reuters) - Shareholders of 3M Co on Tuesday rejected proposals that the diversified U.S. manufacturer no longer use corporate funds for polit...

CEOs Get Served by Shareholders Sick of Political Spending

Lisa Gilbert | Posted 07.08.2012 | Business
Lisa Gilbert

Companies should get out of the political spending game and focus on doing what they were created to do: make a profit for their shareholders.

Shareholders, Protesters To Target Major Corporation

Reuters | Posted 07.04.2012 | Business

* Shareholder proposal seeks end to campaign contributions * Company calls proposal imprudent * Comes amid time of risin...

Lanny Davis' Anti-SLAPP Defense Moving Forward In Court

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.16.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- According to a Tuesday court order, Lanny Davis' anti-SLAPP action against Post-It Note manufacturer 3M, which is accusing the famous D....

Will Nukes Return To Berkeley?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.12.2011 | San Francisco

Since 1986, not a single nuclear weapon has passed within the city limits of Berkeley, California. Or, for that matter, has any energy from nuclear...

3M Chief Executive: 'Obama Is Robin Hood-Esque'

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The CEO of industrial giant 3M has blasted Obama as "anti-business," joining the ranks of executives who accused the White House of not understanding ...

Celebrating Green Business Success in Cancun

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Driving change and convincing people that green is good for business requires logic, facts, examples ... but also passion, emotion, and yes, cheerleading. What's wrong with celebrating every now and then?

The Chemical Marketplace: PFOA

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Microwave popcorn bags are often designed with a coating of fluorotelomers, which, when exposed to high temperatures, break down into PFOAs.

Obama Administration Policies Will Divert Funds From Middle Class Economy

Chris Gunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Gunn

We project that by counting big businesses in the United States and Europe as small businesses the Obama Administration may be shortchanging middle class firms out of as much as $100 billion a year in contracts.

Obama Officials Avoided Questions from Press on Misleading Contracting Data

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

According to information in the Federal Procurement Data System, eight of the top ten recipients of federal small business contracts were actually large businesses or divisions of large businesses.

3M Offers 3,600 US Employees Early Retirement

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MAPLEWOOD, Minn. — 3M Co. is offering early retirement packages to 3,600 employees, or 11 percent of its U.S. work force, to reduce costs even f...

3M Boss Held Hostage By French Strikers

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Striking French workers for US manufacturer 3M were holding their boss hostage today at a plant south of Paris as anger over layoffs and cutbacks moun...

Wanted: "Imported" CEOs For Growing U.S. Growth Abroad

New York TImes | Louise Story | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The corner offices of corporate America are increasingly being filled from every corner of the world. Citigroup, the world's largest bank, named Vikr...