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January 24, 2020  |  Bloomberg

Bloomberg Data Dash: A Live Climate Scoreboard for the World

Bloomberg launches a live Climate Scorecard for the world, tracking everything from total global emissions to the most polluted place on earth each day.

January 24, 2020  |  Edelman

The 2020 Edelman Trust Barometer

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.

January 10, 2020  |  CBS News

Here’s Where Workers are Getting a Pay Raise this Year

The new year begins with a record number of states, cities and counties boosting their minimum wage.

January 10, 2020  |  The New York Times

Dear C.E.O.: Before You Give to Charity, Look at Your Own Workplace

Many business leaders commendably donate to charity. But they don’t do enough to support their employees and the less fortunate they work with daily.

January 10, 2020  |  The Wall Street Journal

State Street CEO Takes the Long View on Shareholder Activism

Ronald O’Hanley discusses the investing giant’s push to target all-male boards and whether index funds can own too much of the stock market.

January 2, 2020  |  The Financial Times

ESG controversies wipe $500bn off value of US companies

Environmental, social and governance funds hit the $1tn asset mark last year.

January 2, 2020  |  The Wall Street Journal

California Law Spurs Companies to Add Female Directors

The number of California-based public companies with all-male boards has fallen sharply since the state passed a law last year requiring them to add female directors by the end of 2019, according to Equilar, a corporate governance-data firm.

January 2, 2020  |  The Wall Street Journal

For CEOs, It’s a Whole New Job

Along with having to deal with globalism, nationalism, trade wars, AI, big data and cybersecurity, CEOs are increasingly expected to take stands on social issues.

December 11, 2019  |  The Washington Post

Wall Street says it cares about diversity. But most big banks won’t share complete workforce data.

The Washington Post asked the 15 largest U.S. banks to share workforce race and gender data — data they already report to the federal government on a two-page form. Only two shared the full numbers.

December 11, 2019  |  The Wall Street Journal

This Has Been a Good Year for Many U.S. Sustainable Funds

These funds are often overweight tech stocks and less invested in energy, which is giving them a boost.

December 4, 2019  |  New York Times

Prime Mover: How Amazon Wove Itself Into the Life of an American City

For most people, it’s the click that brings a package to their door. But a look at Baltimore shows how Amazon may now reach into Americans’ daily existence in more ways than any corporation in history.

December 4, 2019  |  Axios

Job loss predictions over rising minimum wages haven’t come true

Eighteen states rang in 2019 with minimum wage increases — some that will ultimately rise as high as $15 an hour — and so far, opponents’ dire predictions of job losses have not come true.

December 4, 2019  |  The New York Times

Watch 4 Decades of Inequality Drive American Cities Apart

Economic inequality has been rising everywhere in the United States. But it has been rising much more in the booming places that promise hefty incomes to engineers, lawyers and innovators.

November 20, 2019  |  Wall Street Journal

The Boardroom Sage Who Was Into Good Governance Before It Was Cool

Corporate-governance guru Ira Millstein has long promoted the view that companies have broader obligations than turning profits. Lately, some of America’s most influential CEOs have been taking a fresh look at that idea.

November 20, 2019  |  Ceres

New Ceres report calls on corporate boards to oversee sustainability risks as global climate and water crises worsen

A new report released today by the nonprofit organization Ceres calls on corporate boards to systematically and explicitly oversee ESG risks as global climate and water crises worsen.

November 20, 2019  |  Wall Street Journal

Innovation Should Be Made in the U.S.A.

Offshoring by American companies has destroyed our manufacturing base and our capacity to develop new products and processes. It’s time for a national industrial policy.

November 8, 2019  |  The Atlantic

The Inflation Gap

A new analysis indicates that rising prices have been quietly taxing low-income families more heavily than rich ones.

November 8, 2019  |  Medium

The SEC will move to limit shareholder democracy this week

One of the advantages of owning sustainable funds is that many of them actively engage, as shareholders, with the companies in their…

November 8, 2019  |  Fast Company

“Decency quotient”: How this CEO frames inclusive capitalism for his company

Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga says “DQ” is as important as IQ or EQ.

November 3, 2019  |  Wall Street Journal

The Business Case for More Diversity

Wall Street Journal research analysts rank industries and companies for diversity and inclusion—and find a link to performance

October 28, 2019  |  History Channel

Minimum Wage in America: A Timeline

Since 1938, the U.S. federal government has established that workers are entitled to a base hourly wage. Which workers receive that minimum—and how much—has remained a political issue.

October 27, 2019  |  Fortune

Why JPMorgan Chase Wants to Give More Former Criminals a Second Chance

JPMorgan today is announcing several major steps to encourage second-chance hiring for those with criminal records.

October 17, 2019  |  Fortune

Closing the ‘First Promotion’ Gender Gap Would Add 1 Million Women to Management

Researchers found that men hold 62% of manager-level positions to women’s 38%—a disparity that researchers attribute to the gender gap in early-career promotions

October 11, 2019  |  New York Times

Marc Benioff: We Need a New Capitalism

It’s time for a new capitalism — a more fair, equal and sustainable capitalism.

October 10, 2019  |  Reuters

BlackRock bets on the circular economy with new fund

BlackRock is investing heavily in a greener economy.

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