On the heels of a boycott sparked by opposition to Donald Trump, the Ivanka Trump brand is off to a rocky start in 2017 — but can the boycotters take credit?
This category is about corporate social responsibility (CSR), a form of corporate self-regulation integrated into a business model. The goal of CSR is to embrace responsibility for the company’s actions and encourage a positive impact through its activities on the environment, consumers, employees, communities, stakeholders and all other members of the public sphere.
The first weeks of the Donald Trump administration were tumultuous at best. But among the policy disputes, we’re noticing another curious trend: boycotts galore.
For every new regulation passed by a federal agency, two must be revoked. That’s the idea behind an executive order passed early in Donald Trump’s presidency. But a group of nonprofits called the order “capricious” and say it could hurt agencies’ ability to protect public safety.
According to a leaked draft of a presidential directive, Donald Trump is ready to order the Securities and Exchange Commission to pull the conflict minerals disclosure rule.
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Can the sustainable events industry can create peace, justice and strong institutions in the world? Positive Impact posed this question to Liselore van der Heijden, deputy director of Amsterdam’s Westergasfabriek cultural center.
The Institute for Local Self-Reliance describes Amazon as a company with a “stranglehold” on the American economy — stamping out more job than it creates, and employing Americans in poor conditions for low pay.
Last week Airbnb offered free housing to refugees and others affected by the controversial U.S. travel ban. In an email to users, the company said it was encouraged by the outpouring of support and planned to up the ante by housing 100,000 people in need over the next five years.
A recent report offers a compelling business case for sustainability by mapping a US$12 trillion economic prize for businesses with responsible models.
Technology is innovating at an exponential rate. New products and services are being rolled out on an almost daily basis. But while the pace of the technology revolution increases, design innovation is failing to keep up in one key area: sustainability.
Donald Trump is bleeding support from top U.S. business leaders by the bucket: In the latest news, 97 top tech companies joined in one massive legal brief against the so-called Muslim ban.
In a significant development for corporate social responsibility, Donald Trump’s Muslim ban is prompting U.S. companies to become high-profile change agents.