About half of the premature deaths caused by poor air quality are linked to pollutants that blow in from other states, a new study found.
Back in the 70s, Marty Lipton was a lone voice crying out in the wilderness. Now he’s joined by many others: Klaus Schwab, Just Capital, and the Business Roundtable. They’re all urging a shift from shareholder primacy to a new model of stakeholder capitalism.
The New York State Common Retirement Fund put $800 million in sustainable fixed-income strategies this year, including sustainable private credit and green bonds, a rare big bet on debt in the equity-dominated market for responsible investing.
Yahoo highlights William Towers Watson’s 2019 Workplace Dignity Survey. One insight? 8% of employers believe their workforce is treated with dignity and respect, but only 65% of employees feel the same.
Catalyst offers up 10 reasons why companies should offer paternity leave. One? Nearly two-thirds of men would change jobs to have more time to spend with their kids.
Academics writing for Harvard Business Review shine a light on the challenges around operationalizing stakeholder capitalism, including the need for “integrated reporting.”
The New York Times writes that despite the energy around climate change, few business leaders at Davos gave specific details on how they’d actually improve their environmental practices.
Bloomberg launches a live Climate Scorecard for the world, tracking everything from total global emissions to the most polluted place on earth each day.
The 2020 Edelman Trust Barometer is out and it paints a stark view, with 56% of respondents believing that capitalism as it stands now does more harm than good in the world.
The new year begins with a record number of states, cities and counties boosting their minimum wage.
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