The Millennial generation is the future of the American public. While the opinions of older generations might be set, this younger generation brings new perspectives on society that can change the perception of American business. As the key to future perceptions of business, on what side will M
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While some companies have only recently rushed to become sustainable in an effort to appease potential critics or help their brand’s image, others have been sustainability leaders for years. They have built sustainability into their core DNA, making it a critical factor in all of the services they offer and how they run their operations. These companies are helping the U.S. grow its green economy and making the country more economically diverse and resilient in the hyper-competitive age of globalization.
The 2013 CECP Summit: Ahead, Together, brought chairs of foundations, CEOs, and corporate responsbility experts to NYC to discuss how to make corporate giving more effective.
As 2011 kicks in, now seems like a good a time as any to start getting organized and to figure out how to strengthen communication and coordination between the public, private, and non-profit sectors, and between local and national actors.
Loews Hotels employees say that CEO Jonathan Tisch formed the hotel industry’s first comprehensive community service and outreach program in 1990. Continuing to evolve each year, it still functions under the same name, “Good Neighbor program.”
By Mary Wong, President, Office Depot Foundation
This article first appeared on Mashable and I'm sharing it here because the business leaders we work with are always interested in effective ways to engage with local officials to solve community challenges.
Half a world away from where I sit today, 70% of the population lives in poverty in Nigeria’s nine-state Niger Delta region. Of the 30 million people who live in this mostly rural area, 62% are younger than age 30.