Businesses have long been a big part of the climate problem. They shouldn't scale back environmental initiatives when it all feels too hard.
People in masks shop for essential items at Costco in Mississauga, Ont., on April 18, 2021. Costco insists its in-store customers wear masks even if they claim exemptions.
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Retailers are grappling with anti-maskers during the pandemic. That's because of the complicated relationship between businesses and customers when it comes to accommodating health conditions.
There's a growing push among businesses, including the finance sector, to protect the climate and nature.
Posting signs like this are often enough to avoid liability.
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Congress and the White House are trying to wrap up negotiations on a nearly $1 trillion coronavirus bailout, but Senate Republican demands for a liability shield has been a key obstacle.
There are four main ways that greening can benefit businesses.
A man wearing a face mask to curb the spread of COVID-19 walks past a temporary Pride art installation in Vancouver on Aug. 3, 2020.
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In the event of a new pandemic or a second wave of COVID-19, lives can be saved while also stabilizing business. It's not an either/or decision.
A lot of transmission has been happening in workplaces. Previous restrictions have seen cases plateau at several hundred per day, but these latest measures are designed to drive numbers down.
Research shows entrepreneurs pondering how to exit their companies most often turn to close friends and family for guidance.
Social ties can help entrepreneurs acquire necessary information and insights about their plans to exit a company, as well as provide them with emotional support.
A boutique owner in Montréal arranges clothes at her store on May 24, 2020 as she prepares to reopen amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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As small businesses reopen, they'll need to engage the hearts and minds of both employees and customers by recognizing that they feel emotions differently than they did before COVID-19.
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It's hard to keep up with what's regarded as essential and non-essential services.
Bad customer service is increasingly good for companies who use it.
Bad customer service is actually good for companies' bottom lines.
Gandhi had a lot to say about how business leaders should behave.
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Although Gandhi is best known for expelling the British from India and inspiring the likes of King and Mandela, he also wrote a lot about the behavior of good business leaders.
Perot become a household name after making an independent run for president in 1992.
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As the US prepares to replace NAFTA, a labor scholar who was critical of Perot but shared concerns about the deal revisits the claim that helped him become the most successful third-party candidate since Teddy Roosevelt.