Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate PACs Took Unprecedented Action by Suspending Contributions to Republicans After Riot
Following the Capitol riot in early January, some corporations swiftly announced that their political action committees (PACs) ceased donating to Republican lawmakers.
TIME Names the 2019 Person of the Year: Greta Thunberg
Limiting Global Warming to 1.5°C Requires Rapid, Far-Reaching and Unprecedented Changes in Society
Limiting global warming to 1.5°C would require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society, the IPCC states.
More Than Half Of Americans Say Corporate Integrity Deteriorating
New research finds that the majority of working age Americans believe that integrity is on the decline in corporate America. Fifty-four percent of respondents say that integrity has gotten worse among companies during the past five years.
More Guns Mean More Gun Violence, More Mass Shootings, and More Suicides
Among developed nations, the US is far and away the most violent — in large part due to the easy access many Americans have to firearms.
Harvard Study: Green Buildings Provide Nearly $6 Billion in Benefits to Health and Climate
Did you know buildings can deliver billions of dollars' worth of public health benefits, including fewer hospitalizations and reduced climate impacts? A new study says that's the case – if they're energy efficient buildings.
Could tuition-free college return to California?
Legislation would tap the richest Californians to make college free for all • “The cost of sending your kids to college has been rising faster than wages for the great majority of Californians”
Texas Business Group Tallies Cost Of LGBT Discrimination
Texas could lose big if it pursues policies that curtail the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents. That’s the message from a study commissioned by the Texas Association of Business, the state’s chamber of commerce.
UPS Launches First Ebike In Portland
This new electrically-assisted tricycle began delivering packages in Portland, Or., on November 21. UPS anticipates this eBike prototype could become a component of its delivery capabilities in some other cities across the country.
The Burning Beauty of Solar Energy in the Nevada Desert
FROM THE WINDOW of an airplane high above Nevada, the Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Facility is a bright flash on the landscape. You can really only appreciate its enormity from the ground.
Nevada Groups Awarded $4.6 Million to Fight Veteran Homelessness
Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District and member of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs announced $4,650,743 in grants to fight veteran homelessness in Nevada.
$1.4 Million in STEM Curriculum Gifted to Nevada Schools at BE Engaged Summit
Middle school students at Nevada public schools will have access to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM 101) curriculum, thanks to a generous gift from The STEM Academy, Inc.