Articles & Interviews
For Gender Equality to Thrive, Gender Equity Needs All Hands on Deck
Imagine a 12-year-old girl, named Merah, who aspires to be a female legislator in her country when she grows up but who cannot continue her schooling because there is no secondary school in her community. She and
Some Good News About The Global Welfare of Women and Girls — In Honor of Women’s History Month
New data from the UN, WHO & World Bank shows that the first two decades of the 21st century have seen the largest decline in maternal deaths in human history. Between 2000 and 2020, the
Fashion industry’s four largest women’s empowerment programs form new initiative RISE to scale impact
It’s time to take action to support women workers in global supply chains
BSR’s HERproject, Gap Inc., P.A.C.E, CARE and Better Work have come together to form a new initiative called RISE: Reimagining Industry to Support Equality in order
Gender pay gap in U.S. hasn’t changed much in two decades
In honor of Women’s History Month, we will feature articles that focus on women this month. This one’s from the Pew Research Center by
The gender gap in pay has remained
What you need to know about better business – 2023 Davos
More than 1,400 business leaders from across industries came together in Davos for the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting 2023.
The theme was ‘Cooperation in a Fragmented World’ and it’s never
How worker ownership builds community wealth and a more just society
A recent help-wanted ad for a laundry worker in Cleveland contained some unusual language, asking prospective candidates: “Have you ever wanted to work for a company that is 90 percent employee-owned? What about a company that offers
The White Helmets
When the earthquake hit Syria on February 6th, the first responders were a group of ordinary women and men: bakers, tailors, pharmacists, salespeople, and engineers, who rushed in to pull people from the rubble. Despite their different
Here’s how 16 social innovators are leading change at Davos
Social innovation is needed now more than ever as multiple crises drive inequality further and slow progress on tackling climate change.
The Schwab Foundation’s Social Innovators of the Year 2023 includes
Here’s how we can work together to bridge the digital divide
Globally, 2.7 billion people still lack access to the internet.
A United Nations International Telecommunication Union (ITU) project has set ambitious targets for getting more people online.
To achieve these targets, we
Johnson & Johnson teams up with Walmart, CareSource to boost resources for Black mothers
Big box superstore Walmart, pharma giant J&J Consumer Health, and nonprofit health insurer and innovative programmer CareSource come together to make some changes for Black mothers.
These major groups specifically wanted to do something to address the waning
Pfizer pledges to sell all its products at cost to poor countries
Amidst the barrage of headlines about global economic hardship and unequal access to resources, you might have missed the good news of a corporation that has pledged to sell all of its product at cost to poor
Employee ownership: The secret to attraction and retention?
The Great Resignation; Quiet Quitting; Quiet Firing.
Whatever the buzzwords, there’s no doubt about one thing: companies are struggling to find enough workers.
There currently are two job openings for every unemployed person in America, but attracting scarce people is only half