Business and politics are commonly thought of as coming together only when companies lobby for policies on specific issues that affect their profits. But the strict separation of politics, the economy, and society has always been more of a myth than a reality. And, in the 21st century, companies should get more directly political, argues Doctor Johannes Bohnen, co-chairman of the Atlantische Initiative, a Berlin-based think tank.
Following a successful first season and an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Informational Series, Neil deGrasse Tyson's science-focused talk show StarTalk returned for its second season on 21st Century Fox's National Geographic Channel on Sunday, October 25.
“Women are the backbone of our economy, and it is time Congress had their back,” Rep. Don Beyer said today as he announced a “Men for Women” House Caucus to promote economic growth through women’s empowerment.
If you want to start a fight in Washington, just say “climate change.”
Whether it’s the ongoing acrimony over the fate of the Keystone Pipeline or the congressional tug of war over everything from fuel standards to alternative energy, one thing is as clear as the sky on a brisk winter day in the nation’s capital: Democrats and Republicans have largely agreed to disagree.
Each year, Future 500 releases a Top 10 report of what we predict will be the most critical issues driving stakeholder engagement in the coming year. It consists of a breakdown and analysis of the key issues based on interactions with a broad range of stakeholders – funders, activists, companies and policy makers, to name a few. From politics to energy production, ocean acidification to deforestation, 2015 will continue to present a wide range of challenges that will require stakeholder attention.
Watch our video breaking down the Top 10 issues in just 2 (fun!) minutes