A task force led by Michael Bloomberg and backed by Mark Carney has urged companies to disclose to investors the impact of climate change on their businesses.
The governor of the Bank of England and the billionaire media owner are behind a new set of recommendations designed to give investors, lenders and insurers a better idea about how climate change will affect individual businesses.
OAKLAND, Calif., September 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Net Impact, the leading global nonprofit that mobilizes the next generation to use their skills and careers to make a positive impact on the world, invites participants to make history at the 2016 Net Impact Conference in Philadelphia, November 3-5.
The homelessness crisis in Seattle, Washington, defies the city’s reputation as an economic engine of the Pacific Northwest. Nearly 10,000 people experience homelessness in King County, Seattle’s county, and disparities are drawn along racial lines. A group called All Home, however, is working to move people into stable housing. Their goal is to prevent homelessness before it starts.
The minimum wage in the United States has stagnated since the 1960s and does not provide enough income for working families. Income inequality is also on the rise, with CEOs earning hundreds of times the amount of their lowest-paid workers. Creating equitable workplaces is therefore essential to establishing thriving, balanced communities: employees must be paid well in order for society to function wholesomely.