With PepsiCo's second-quarter earnings out, activists look beyond profits and losses

Jul 13, 2020
The company has committed to helping the Black Lives Matter movement, but has faced pressure to go beyond writing a check.
Pepsi’s CEO says the company will spend $400 million to "lift up Black communities," but some say that's avoiding taking responsibility for internal change.
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Silver is the new gold

Oct 26, 2018
People over 50 have most of the disposable income, but marketers mostly see them as sick and fearful.
An office interior.
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Silver is the new gold

Oct 26, 2018
People over 50 have most of the disposable income, but marketers mostly see them as sick and fearful.
An office interior.
Fred Mott/Evening Standard/Getty Images

Manufacturing can help itself by hiring more women, study says

Apr 24, 2017
For some time we’ve heard that American manufacturing is in long-term decline — and that’s true, at least in terms of how many people it employs and how much of what we consume is made here. But manufacturing has rebounded since the recession, and there are lots of lean, mean, technology-driven manufacturers thriving all over […]

Why Silicon Valley isn’t doing enough about gender equality

Mar 23, 2017
The tech industry is 'awful' to women, journalist and author Liza Mundy says.
 If inequality isn't fixed, "Women get shut out of one of the most exciting, attractive fields to work in," Liza Mundy says.
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Building a diverse workforce by investing in college

Aug 26, 2016
A Minnesota scholarship program aims to close a gap in college completion.
Fatima Ahmad, 18, is a Wallin scholar and intern at U.S. Bank.
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EEOC wants to diversify the tech industry

May 17, 2016
The commission is holding a hearing this week to seek solutions. One idea: Keep women in the industry.
Women are 45 percent more likely than men to leave the tech field.
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Facebook is trying to diversify Silicon Valley

Oct 23, 2015
The company has started a new program to get underrepresented groups into tech.