Corporations are stepping in to support and invest in social and environmental change when governments cannot or will not.
Corporations are often stepping in to fill the void when governments are failing to adequately address social, economic and environmental crises.
In this May 2013 photo, residents walk past a cordon of soldiers standing guard at a checkpoint in San Rafael Las Flores, Guatemala, near a mine owned by Tahoe Resources Inc.
(AP Photo/Luis Soto)
Despite a recent Tahoe Resources settlement and apology to Guatemalan protesters, Canadian companies can still get away with crimes committed abroad — even in the face of insurmountable evidence.
Jeff Jorgenson looks over a partially flooded field he farms near Shenandoah, Iowa, May 29, 2019.
AP Photo/Nati Harnik
Three scholars argue that agriculture is failing to sustain either the land or American farmers. They propose a modern version of the New Deal that centers on ecology and economic fairness.
Socialisation of housing would see profits from rent put back into the maintenance and modernisation of the buildings.
Sophia, a robot granted citizenship in Saudi Arabia.
A legal loophole could grant computer systems many legal rights people have – threatening human rights and dignity and setting up some real legal and moral problems.
With the second and third releases of ATO tax transparency data, the was no reaction from the financial markets at all, not even for those firms included in the disclosures.
Mandatory tax return disclosures for large companies were designed to increase public awareness of tax avoidance - but a new study reveals they may not work.
Spanish activists protest against retailers using factories in a building in Bangladesh which collapsed, killing more than 600 people.
"Shaming campaigns" have been successful in attracting attention to transnational issues like inhumane working conditions and environmental degradation. But shaming guilty corporations is only the first step.