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The five Chinese entrepreneurs leading the country's technology revolution

From a global online 'anything store’ to high-end smartphones challenging Apple, a generation of billionaire entrepreneurs is rising in the East. We take a closer look at five of them.<p><b>Jack Ma<br>Alibaba</b> <br>e-commerce<p>Jack Ma is currently leader of the Chinese tech pack. As executive chairman of Alibaba, a …

Nanny was 'virtual slave,' Crown says at sentencing

Leticia Sarmiento was a modern-day slave, working 16 hours a day, seven days a week as a nanny for a wealthy family in British Columbia, said the …

Sex trafficking survivor to share powerful story at Loyola - Loyola University New Orleans

The Loyola University New Orleans Modern Slavery Research Project, led by assistant professor Laura Murphy, Ph.D., will host sex trafficking survivor …

How This Brave Trafficking Survivor Is Helping Other Victims Escape

By Christa Hillstrom, YES! Magazine<p>Flor Molina thought it was her lucky break. At 28, she had just lost her youngest child and was working two jobs in Puebla, Mexico, but not making enough money to feed and clothe her surviving children. At night, she took sewing classes, hoping to one day earn …

NASDAQ OMX Joins Advisory Council Of The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)

The NASDAQ OMX Group (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced it has joined the Advisory Council of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), a …

Sustainability Accounting Standards Board

Established in 2011, the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) is an independent, private-sector standards setting organization based in …

Millennials facing unique workplace challenges

Work habits of Millennials differ from Generation X and Baby Boomers<p>Forty percent of Millennials have a tattoo, nearly 40% are enrolled in college and 83% of them sleep with their phones every night, according to a study by the Pew Research Center.<p>Millennials, defined as anyone from 18-32 and also …

Can businesses move the needle on human rights?

When companies address human rights, the rule of unintended consequences applies. It often seems that for every positive action that improves the lives and livelihoods of workers, an opposite reaction impacts them negatively. And, in the remediation of these unintended consequences, other …

Marriott CEO: "Women Are Vital Voices in the Global Economy" – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

NEW YORK, Sep. 25 /CSRwire/ - Speaking at the 2013 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI,) on a panel about “Women Decision-Makers in the Global Economy,” …

Rethinking the Decision Factory

Companies everywhere struggle with the management of knowledge workers. They compete fiercely to find and retain the best talent, often accumulating thousands of managers in the process. For a while this is fine, but inevitably, usually when economic conditions turn less favorable, they realize …

Clean Power Finance: Making Solar Safer for Capital

In a big step toward making solar safer for investors, Clean Power Finance is starting an online operations and maintenance (O&M) service.<p>Clean Power …

Solar Power and Energy Storage: Pairing Technologies Vital to Our Future

As the world’s electricity demand grows, it’s imperative that we cut polluting emissions. Solar electricity is meeting an increasingly-significant …