• Economics
  • Twelve Companies Commit to Providing “Good Work” for Freelancers

    “Change is inevitable but progress is optional. Leadership makes the difference.” – Andrew Stern Palak Shah, Social Innovations Director, NDWA While experts still disagree about exact figures, it is likely that by 2020 between 40 percent and 50 percent of the U.S. workforce will be engaged in freelance and so-called “gig economy” jobs like driving […]

  • Climate and Environment
  • Greenpeace Does What Government Hasn’t: Releases Map of Indonesia Forest Concessions

    One of the biggest challenges when trying to determine who was responsible for last year’s devastating fires in Indonesia was the lack of reliable information on concessions – namely, who, or what entity, was responsible for the land that burned. Greenpeace has done its best to fill this gap with a just-released land use map […]