Human trafficking, which represents the recruitment, transport, receipt, and harboring of people for the purpose of exploiting their labor, affects almost all parts of the world. Globally, it is estimated that there are over 40 million men, women, and children
What’s more radical? Calmly following a path towards an almost certain human crisis or trying something new, on the fringe, something disruptive, that has a chance of changing our course for a better future. That is when companies "should zoom"
Corporations can be directed towards a more sustainable planet — but we need to be bold. Climate Change is unraveling before our eyes. Unprecedented heat, flooding, melting, and drought are just the tip of the iceberg, and yet our species can’t
The 2010s are coming to a close. Reviewing the decade, what can we say about the future? A tech person will look at technological progress (stunning). A sociologist will look at cultural diversity (explosive). My take (disclosure: I’m an economist)
Verdical Group looks at its company's journey as a BCorporation business - balancing profit with people and the planet - to provide guidance to other businesses looking to do the same. This article is part of an editorial collaboration with BCorporation. The
Some techniques applied to the for-profit world can have a major impact on not-for-profit organizations and improve their effectiveness, provided they are correctly implemented. This article is part of an editorial collaboration with BCorporation. The BCorp Series can be found here.
Despite the growing understanding that the urgency of biodiversity loss demands urgent global action, not enough has been done to reverse this trend. Global wildlife populations have declined on average by 60 percent in the past 40 years, largely due
The new year will bring a new online tool to unleash the collective power of the Certified B Corporation community as it tackles the world’s biggest challenges over the coming decade. B Lab partnered with the U.N. Global Compact to
The impact of agriculture on climate change is huge and Certified B Corporations operating in the sector, along with their partners, are addressing the issue with innovative sustainable production practices. This article was originally published by B Lab. This article is
Bain Capital Double Impact’s Deval Patrick and Patagonia’s Rose Marcario Share How Business Can Build an Inclusive and Regenerative Economy This article is part of an editorial collaboration with BCorporation. The BCorp Series can be found here. The original publication can be found here. Rose
Among the many notable developments in China's overseas investment in recent years is the growing interest among Chinese companies in achieving certain internationally recognized environmental, social and governance (ESG) standards. Whether motivated by growing international scrutiny, Chinese government guidelines on
I know you are trying, but just not hard enough Greta Thunberg As Greta spoke to Congress, B Corps from around the world spoke candidly with one another at the 2019 B Corporation Champions Retreat, ultimately celebrating that even greater action is