Delaware becomes the latest state to allow companies to incorporate with a dual aim – making a profit while supporting environmental and social causes. It’s a potential game-changer because half[…]
With more than a billion people unable to access clean drinking water, or enough food or electricity, the prospect of increasing the world’s population by 80 million annually ratchets up[…]
What began as an informal charity effort by Sudanese professionals living abroad has grown into an organization aiming to introduce transparency and efficiency into social work through pinpointed projects. Sadagaat,[…]
When companies trumpet their efforts to produce organic foods, sell fair-trade T-shirts or just make the world a better place, a cynical view might be that they are diverting attention[…]
New research co-authored by Wharton post-doctoral fellow Jessica Kennedy indicates that one possible explanation for women being underrepresented in certain business careers is their perceptions about the ethical compromises that[…]
New bank regulations coming out of Basel III “almost certainly will not” prevent another global financial crisis, says Richard J. Herring, Wharton finance professor.
Five years after being the chief cause of a global financial meltdown, global banks still set aside too little cash to prevent a replay. Attempts to force them to do[…]
Maali Alasousi gave up a comfortable life in Kuwait to live in Yemen, dedicating herself to developing social programs in a country that is among the most impoverished in the[…]