• Society
  • Women and Corporate Social Responsibility: Move Beyond the Superficial

    By Alice Williams Women are good for business and particularly executive-level women: A study from global accounting firm Grant Thornton found that companies with at least one female executive board member performed better than those with male-only boards. Women play a major role in enabling better decision making at companies, creating sustainable organizations and increasing annual […]

  • Climate and Environment
  • Groups Call For Green Climate Fund To Reject Banks Linked to Coal

    More than 170 civil society groups worldwide have a message for the Green Climate Fund, the financial mechanism of the Paris climate agreement. They’re calling on the fund’s board to reject the accreditation of two international banks, HSBC and Crdit Agricole, citing their connections to the coal sector. Both rank among the top 20 private-sector banks that finance […]

  • Corporate responsibility
  • The Rise of Eco-Athleisure

    By Lauren R. Newton From the birth of the mainstream “athleisure” movement to boundary-pushing icons like Serena Williams, fashion has inspired many of us to suck it up and hit the gym in the style (or at least pretend we went this morning). Professional athletes endorsed by high-performance brands have long capitalized upon the nexus of sport and […]