In Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steven Jobs, a transformative moment occurs when Jobs returns to Apple (where he’d been fired a few years before) and rescues the company from collapse.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation publishes content on economic empowerment and related issues. Find and access current and archived items in our database.
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), set in 2000 by 189 United Nations members, were aimed at significantly improving social and economic conditions in the world's poor countries by 2015.
I've been enjoying GreenBiz's coverage of Rio+20 this week. In their piece about environmental public-private partnerships, writers Tensie Wheland (Rainforest Alliance) and John Williams (Domtar Corporation) write:
Poverty levels are well documented in India, and it is estimated that the country is home to at least one-third of the world’s poor.
Recently I interviewed the Vice President of Public Social Responsibility at Allstate, Vicky Dinges (pictured below). We talked about why domestic violence is a cornerstone of the Allstate Foundation and how this issue is a reflection of Allstate's core mission.
The most lucrative and safest investment in the world – almost guaranteed to deliver outstanding financial returns as well as improving civic well-being and economic development – is to invest in the economic and social empowerment of women.
By: Andy McCormick, Vice President, Public Affairs, The Hershey Company