Low-income American families spend the same share of their yearly income on interest and fees as the average American household spends yearly on food.
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In rural communities across the developing world, small farmers lack education on basic farming techniques, instead relying on traditional practices that hurt their income and put them at serious risk for malnutrition.
This month, two food industry business leaders, Cargill and Mondelez International, announced a partnership to support the future of sustainable cocoa farming around the world. As demand for cocoa rises, the future of cocoa farming is uncertain.
Today’s world is a digital world, and that’s not likely to change any time soon. In fact, the world is only going to become more interconnected, with the global economy heavily dependent on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and the Executive Director of UN Women, is a longstanding defender of women’s rights.
Amway leaders and Amway business owners—the individuals who have Amway businesses—talk a lot about the “entrepreneurial spirit.” Entrepreneurship is the cornerstone of the direct-selling industry, and Amway business owners believe in helping to put business ownership within reach of anyone who wa
One of KPMG’s core values is a “Commitment to Our Communities.” We demonstrate this commitment by supporting economic empowerment around the world. One example, focused on underserved populations, is the unique effort of KPMG Australia.
How can women get the training that will get them the jobs that use their full potential?