Starting a business has enough challenges in itself, but being female and starting a business in the U.S. has its own set of challenges. Female entrepreneurs do not have the […]
If you’re under 35, you may never have heard of the Jerry Lewis Telethon. But back in the day, it rocked my world. The telethon was an annual marath ...
When it comes to corporate philanthropy, this is more than just an exciting time. It’s an historic one. The movement to reimagine the social purpose ...
Sisters Camil and Shenoa bounce around the playground at Centro Cristiano de Servicios Medicos in a busy neighborhood of Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic. They show me how they [...]
There are 268,000 African American-owned small businesses in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, making them among the top cities for African American-owned small businesses. Plus, with ownership of approximately [...]
Companies have traditionally been challenged by environmental activists such as nonprofits, charities and community groups that hold them to account for their environmental footprint. This decades-old trend is about to [...]
The UN has adopted a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty and tackle climate change by 2030. Goal 8 in this post-2015 agenda promotes entrepreneurship and [...]
The fashion business may appear shallow to many people, an image that is reinforced by media reports of sweatshops, horrific fur farms and environmental pollution through pesticides used on cotton [...]
By Nandika Madgavkar, Assistant Vice President for Corporate Responsibility, MetLife Inc. We all love to be heard and what can be better than being heard so that we can [...]
The holistic worldview emphasizes that all living organisms are connected to one another and to the planet, and therefore,there is a need to recognize that damaging any part of that [...]
Last week, Justmeans reported on the news that Etsy, the online seller of artisan goods, a business that aims to balance profits with a social mission, was valued at $1.78 [...]
By 2025, nearly two billion people will experience absolute water scarcity, and two-thirds of the world will survive in water-stressed conditions. More than 1.4 billion people currently live in river [...]