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Dr. Brundtland's Impact on Global Health; We Must Stay the Course

Dr. Derek Yach | Posted 04.13.2014 | Impact
Dr. Derek Yach

I recently co-authored a piece in the journal Public Health about my esteemed colleague, Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, former Director-General of the Wor...

B Team Leaders Call for Bold Leadership from Business

The B Team | Posted 03.23.2014 | Impact
The B Team

With the UN Climate Change negotiations underway, and as the United Nations designs its flagship Sustainable Development Goals in 2015, business needs to engage.

UN Global Compact Leaders Summit: 'Architects of a Better World' -- Join Us!

Alice Korngold | Posted 11.20.2013 | Business
Alice Korngold

"Join us, and together we will build a better world for all to prosper," was the message at this week's high-spirited UN Global Compact Leaders Summit that included heads of global corporations, NGOs, and intergovernmental organizations.

For Corporate Directors: How Human Rights and the Environment Tie to Profits

Alice Korngold | Posted 11.03.2013 | Business
Alice Korngold

Not only do companies have much to lose by violating human rights and devastating the environment, but also they have a great deal to gain by advancing global sustainability. Increasingly these issues matter to investors.

Women's Empowerment Principles Make It Clear: Equality Means Business

Kiyotaka Akasaka | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kiyotaka Akasaka

Let's face it, while the glass ceiling may have hundreds of thousands or even millions of cracks, it is made of sturdy silica and has yet to crumble at our feet.

The Road From Ruin: Why We Are In The Driver's Seat

Steven G. Brant | Posted 12.09.2011 | Books
Steven G. Brant

The progressive community can choose to transform the business world from within, or it can try to destroy the corporate sector altogether, as nothing but a harm to society. The choice is up to us.

The United Corporate States Of America

Steven G. Brant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steven G. Brant

We have been handed the basic tools for replacing the old values that make corporations "evil" with the new values that will make corporations "good". The Citizens United ruling need not be so bad.

PetroChina, the UN and Blood Money

Susan Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Susan Morgan

As Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir boasted, "Just when some countries gave us sanctions, God gave us oil." It's expensive to wage genocide.