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Is it unethical to vacation in Hawaii?

Oct 11, 2023
West Maui just reopened to tourists, but some residents say the move is too soon.
Members of Lahaina United Methodist Church, which was destroyed in the wildfire, prayed during Sunday services at a temporary location, the Lahuiokalani Kaanapali Congregational Church.
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Is Unilever a “woke” company headed for a rude awakening?

Jul 4, 2022
Unilever supports social causes, but its shares have underperformed. An investor driven by the bottom line may shake things up.
While some applaud Unilever's approach to social and environmental issues, some shareholders would rather see returns on their investments.
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Is Jerome Powell's job as Federal Reserve chair in jeopardy?

Oct 20, 2021
Critics have intensified calls for a new Federal Reserve chair following Powell's financial disclosures, says Rachel Siegel of The Washington Post.
Some are calling for a new Fed Chair following release of Powell's financial disclosures. Above, Fed Chair Jerome Powell visiting Capitol Hill on Oct. 6.
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"Trust is our most important tool," says San Francisco Fed chief Mary Daly

Oct 6, 2021
Mary Daly weighs in on inflation, the debt ceiling impasse and why public trust is essential for monetary policymakers at the central bank.
Mary Daly, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, with "Marketplace" host Kai Ryssdal. "If we don't have the people's trust, then nothing we do will matter," she said.
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A basic question missing from the tech startup cycle: 'Should this exist?'

Feb 26, 2019
A new podcast tries to ask and answer that question.
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A new toolkit to help tech companies be more ethical

Sep 4, 2018
Tech giants keep struggling to understand how their platforms affect society. A game designer has a new solution.
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Ask a Manager: Ask Me Anything Edition

Mar 30, 2018
This month we ask Alison Green about raises, regional wages, religion at work and more.
Children wave their hands at a private nursery school January 28, 2005 in Glasgow, Scotland. 
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Ethics Be Damned: More than half of Trump's 20-person Cabinet has engaged in questionable or unethical conduct

Feb 16, 2018
Ethics experts are alarmed at the drumbeat of revelations about travel, business holdings and investments, warning that public trust and reliable government are at risk. A former ethics official asks: "If the boss doesn't care, why should you, then?"
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the media during a Cabinet meeting at the White House on December 6, 2017 in Washington, D.C.
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Caring about a company's values has grown into a multi-trillion dollar industry

Aug 22, 2017
Socially responsible investing is a growing industry. And it does not mean investing just for progressive values.
A view of the New York Stock Exchange.
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FIFA corruption report has scandals but no disqualification

Jun 28, 2017
FIFA released a 2014 report looking at ethics violations in the World Cup host nation selection process for 2018 and 2022.
A FIFA suitcase.
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