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.
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.
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.
Environmental, social and governance funds hit the $1tn asset mark last year.
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.
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.
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.
These funds are often overweight tech stocks and less invested in energy, which is giving them a boost.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A new analysis indicates that rising prices have been quietly taxing low-income families more heavily than rich ones.
One of the advantages of owning sustainable funds is that many of them actively engage, as shareholders, with the companies in their…
Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga says “DQ” is as important as IQ or EQ.
Wall Street Journal research analysts rank industries and companies for diversity and inclusion—and find a link to performance
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.
JPMorgan today is announcing several major steps to encourage second-chance hiring for those with criminal records.
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
It’s time for a new capitalism — a more fair, equal and sustainable capitalism.
BlackRock is investing heavily in a greener economy.
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