Monterey Mushrooms, an agricultural employer in California, teamed up with its union and the local county to get its workers vaccinated.
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Surveys suggest people trust companies more than government and the media, showing they have an important role in helping end the pandemic.
In the U.S., the internet never forgets.
A recent Labor Department memo urges agencies to avoid releasing press releases accusing companies of violating laws, to protect the companies' reputations. People are denied the same protections.
Decades of diversity training has been a double-edged sword. It's offered a chance for people of colour to advocate for more inclusive workplaces. But it's done nothing to tackle structural racism.
When NBA players refused to take the court, athlete activism escalated to a new level.
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When professional athletes refuse to play, they engage in activism that can't be co-opted by team owners and corporate sponsors.
There is a growing racial consciousness in the wake of the resurgent Black Lives Matter movement. But corporate Canada is still overwhelmingly white. It’s time for a change.
Just as women were unseen until recently, due to institutional sexism, as appropriate candidates for board positions, racialized Canadians are also dismissed due to institutional racism.
‘At your service’.
Whatever we're told about shareholder primacy, their rights to control companies are actually very limited.
A ‘Black Lives Matter’ billboard hangs above a Modell’s in New York.
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Big businesses often engage in social activism because they want to sway public policy outcomes. They’re not exclusively trying to appeal to liberal customers.
Protesters rally to have Colorado’s then-incoming governor put an up-to-nine-month moratorium on oil and gas development.
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Millions of dollars are spent every election by corporations that want to influence state regulations and policies, and that's likely to continue in the upcoming election.
K-pop band BTS and their company, Big Hit, have donated money to Black Lives Matter. Most bands and companies in the industry have not made any sort of statements.
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Few of those in the K-pop industry have donated or even spoken out in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
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.
Why a company lays off employees and who delivers the message to the public and shareholders is important.
COVID-19 has prompted many companies to lay off employees, but
most companies don't have a policy governing layoffs. Here's why that's a mistake.
Instead of going after large corporate networks, which often have multiple defenses, cybercriminals can now simply target people's home networks.
U.S. corporate boards still lack women.
More women on corporate boards means more opportunities for women, and better performances by businesses.
The statue of Veritas (Truth) is pictured in front of the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa in May 2018.
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A Québec company is asking for a Charter right usually reserved for people. There could be unintended consequences if it wins its challenge to the Supreme Court of Canada.
It’s critical that learning and development teams are upskilled and reskilled themselves to help organizations successfully engage in a digital transformation.
For a winning digital transformation, every organization should establish the upskilling and reskilling of their learning and development teams as their critical 2020 New Year's resolution.
Large corporations have both contributed to the expansion of LGBTQ equality and served as a bulwark against conservative backlash.
In an interview, law professor Carlos Ball explains how gay rights activists and corporations went from adversaries to partners. But would the alliance have happened if it had hurt companies' bottom lines?
Apple is committed to serving “Americans”, even as Tim Cook’s company asserts that manufacturing the iPhone in the United States would not be a viable option.
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New initiatives have allowed firms to enshrine their purpose in corporate bylaws, but gaps exist between local and international issues that can complicate the definition of a multinational's purpose.
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.
Could Boeing’s board of directors do more to improve aircraft safety?
The consequences for board members of corporations found to violate the law and ethical norms are rare and usually minor.
A little lipstick doesn’t change reality.
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Companies often go out of their way to avoid clearly explaining actions like firing people or informing investors and others of bad news.