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Microsoft employees jump and cheer during the Microsoft store's opening on July 11, 2019 in London, England. Microsoft opened their first flagship store in Europe.

A major nonprofit ranked U.S. companies for doing the best for their communities, workers, and the environment, and Salesforce and PayPal made huge ju...

Just Capital found that the companies that contribute to employees and communities also perform better.
Students at the P-TECH school in Brooklyn follow a six-year program to receive their high school diploma and associate's degree, at no charge.

IBM runs a public school in Brooklyn that could change the way we think about education — and it’s one of the only things both Trump and O...

IBM P-TECH students get a high school diploma and associate's degree at the end of six years, as well as a shot at a job with the tech giant.
Salesforce co-CEO Marc Benioff.

How a mortifying ‘omen’ ended Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff’s $20 billion deal to buy Twitter

The Salesforce CEO wanted to buy Twitter until an 'omen' literally knocked him off his feet and the deal ended.
Dick's Sporting Goods removed AR-15s and similar rifles from all of its stores.

Dick’s Sporting Goods destroyed $5 million worth of assault weapons — and its CEO tells us the gun industry’s blowback has been R...

Dick's CEO Ed Stack has been vocal on gun control. He told us why pulling back from gun sales has ultimately benefited his company.
PwC global chairman Bob Moritz said CEOs need to commit their companies to a purpose if they want to survive and thrive.

‘If you opt in, we will not leave you behind’ — PwC’s global chairman announces a $3 billion investment in job training

PwC, the global professional services firm, is investing $3 billion over the next few years into job retraining, which it sees as a competitive edge.
United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed speaks during the 2019 UNGA week in New York.

7 crucial developments from the UN’s sustainability summit, and what they’ll mean for businesses and our environment

This week's UN's SDG Summit showed heads of state requesting the private sector's urgent help, and business leaders answering the call.
Greta Thunberg addresses demonstrators at the Global Climate Strike in New York, September 20, 2019.

THE ART OF ACTIVISM: How Greta Thunberg’s matter-of-fact way of speaking and taking action turned her into a global icon

Her activism, which began a year ago in Sweden, has blown up into a mass movement which culminated in the Global Climate Strike.
Unilever CEO Alan Jope is one of the CEOs calling for more action on sustainability goals.

A survey asked 1,000 CEOs how they felt about their work on the environment, and most of them gave the same answer: not that great

A new survey from Accenture and the UN found that the majority of CEOs want to accelerate their sustainability initiatives over the next decade.
Union members in front of an AT&T office during a strike by the Communication Workers of America.

As a union leader, I’ve learned one big lesson: Workers can’t just rely on promises from CEOs

As a recent strike against AT&T shows, workers have to fight to get the fair pay and benefits they deserve.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates.

Don’t break up Big Tech, says Bill Gates. The world’s second-richest man says regulation is the way forward — and he’s speakin...

Gates discussed the responsibilities of tech companies amid a slew of antitrust probes into Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Apple.