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 f ...
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 ...
The fashion business may appear shallow to many people, an image that is reinforced by media reports of sweatshops, horrific fur farms and environment ...
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 [...]
Public awareness about the pollution caused by businesses is proving to be a powerful tool for change in China. In a scenario where environmental activists find it difficult to force [...]
While many brides are preparing for their big day, there are some weddings that should not be going ahead, and that’s child marriages. No girl should be robbed of her [...]
Net Impact kicked off a new series of events on April 17, aimed at engaging students in tri-sector efforts to craft solutions for the world’s most pressing social issues. The [...]
In 2014, wind turbines accounted for 45 percent of new power production in the U.S., while solar made up more than a third of the world’s fresh energy capacity. However, [...]