On November 17, I took the stage at the 2016 Corporate Citizenship Conference to talk about disrupting financial education. Today, 46 percent of teens don’t know how to create a simple budget and half are unsure of how to use a credit card effectively.
#GivingTuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back. It’s as simple as that. And it’s a testament to the outstanding power of collaborations and social media.
One hundred seventy-two million pounds of turkey. Forty million pounds of mashed potatoes. Thirty-eight million pounds of stuffing. The list goes on.
The forces of globalization and technological change have transformed our economy in recent decades, causing many low skilled jobs to vanish and higher skilled jobs to emerge. Many Americans understandably feel left behind by these changes.
What if a light bulb could make employees more alert at work? Or if the layout of a home could encourage better eating habits?
I always thought of myself one of the lucky ones. Luck, it seemed, was the sole determinant for who made it out of my neighborhood. Growing up in Los Angeles in the 1980s, it seemed that violence and poverty were all around me; but still, I got out – one of the lucky ones.
At global healthcare company GSK, they are changing the way in which pharmaceutical companies do business and leading a business model that is driven by purpose.