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New report says women leaders help their teams manage work-life balance

Sep 27, 2021
But that "mission critical" work, especially during a labor shortage, isn't always recognized and doesn't necessarily lead to advancement.
A new report says that while burnout among women in the corporate workplace is high, so is evidence of strong leadership.
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After 2 years, how have the Business Roundtable's commitments held up?

Aug 19, 2021
The group of top CEOs has pledged to support “all stakeholders” and advance the principles of racial justice.
In 2019, the group of top CEOs published a Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation, pledging to support "all stakeholders." Otis Rolley of the Rockefeller Foundation says  much work remains to be done.
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Corporate America has a supplier diversity problem

Jun 22, 2021
Programs meant to connect large corporations with more diverse suppliers are not working.
Following the civil rights movement of the 1960s, special programs emerged that were meant to connect large corporations with more diverse suppliers.
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An argument for new metrics for success in a new and more ethical capitalism

Jun 2, 2021
SoulBranding founder Elsie Maio argues companies must measure effects on "the tangible well-being of humans ... of our planet."
"There are promises and there's a flood of purposeful branding campaigns out there. What are we measuring against? What is the impact? What's the change in focus?" Elsie Maio asks.
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Why corporate America is making room in the C-suite for CSOs

May 26, 2021
According to a new report, the field of chief sustainability officers has grown by 228% over the past decade. And the role is evolving.
According to a new report, 31 publicly traded companies in the U.S. hired their first chief sustainability officer in 2020.
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Addressing the boardroom diversity problem in the U.S.

Mar 31, 2021
Take Your Seat CEO Jerusha Stewart on how barriers to networking contribute to a lack of diversity in corporate boardrooms.
Some studies suggest networking and lack of access to companies on a personal level is preventing many Black directors from getting noticed by boardrooms.
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Corporate America's diversity and inclusion falls short for black employees

Dec 10, 2019
Black millennials are increasingly leaving the corporate world to start their own businesses.
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It's windy in corporate America!

Oct 24, 2019
Ford, Stanley Black & Decker and Twitter were among 18 companies citing "headwinds" in earnings reports. What are they talking about?
What do we mean when we say "headwinds?"
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The real reason our workplaces aren't getting more diverse

Oct 22, 2019
Companies and institutions have invested billions in making themselves more diverse. So why isn't it working?
Working late? More workers are eligible for overtime in 2020. Above, an office building in Chicago, Illinois.
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How the public might use a new pledge against corporations

Aug 27, 2019
The Oklahoma Attorney General cited the Business Roundtable's new pledge in a case involving Johnson & Johnson.
The logo of U.S. multinational medical devices and pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson at the entrance of the research and development plant in Val-de-Reuil, France.
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