Transparency

Study: Nearly all consumers find transparency in food and beverage important

Dive Brief:<p>Consumers are overwhelmingly interested in more transparency in food products, according to a new study from Response Media. Study results …

Trends

#SocialSkim: Snapchat's Business-Friendly Features, Facebook's Transparency Metrics: 10 Stories This Week

This week's 'Skim: Snapchat adds key new business-friendly features in a bid to keep Instagram at bay, also makes On-Demand Geofilters easy; Facebook …

Donald Trump

Meaningful Transparency Commitments: the WHO Joint Statement from Trial Funders

By now I hope you all know about the ongoing global scandal of clinical trial results being left unpublished, and of course our AllTrials campaign. …

Skepticism

10 Years of Data on Baseball Teams Shows When Pay Transparency Backfires

You’ve probably taken a guess as to how much money your coworkers and others make, compared with you. Evidence suggests you probably aren’t very accurate. In one PayScale survey of 71,000 people, for example, 64% of those paid the average market rate thought they were paid less than average. At the …

Human Resources

Is Pay Transparency Right For Your Company? We Asked A Few That Tried It

Pay transparency isn’t that common, but with the fight for equal pay still raging, should it be?<p>When Berlin-based education startup CareerFoundry flattened its hierarchy last year, all the company’s managers lost their titles. At that point, cofounders Raffaela Rein and Martin Ramsin thought it …

Salaries & Wages

China MSCI inclusion: Transparency in spotlight

Caroline Owen, RMB Global Advisors, says the low weighting of A-shares in the index gives investors the chance to learn more before making …

China

Transparency is the new black: Takeaways from Digiday’s Programmatic Summit - Digiday

Programmatic advertising, despite a drum beat of bad news around misplaced ads and fraud, continues to grow and play a larger role in the ad …

Advertising

Luxury Brands Score Lowest in Report on Transparency

On the fourth anniversary of the Rana Plaza collapse that claimed over 1,100 lives, a report on transparency by Fashion Revolution shows how little …

Marks & Spencer

N.L. fisherman continues hunger strike protest after call from minister

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. -- Richard Gillett is weak now and growing weaker by the hour.<p>The once burly fisherman from Twillingate, N.L., known for his three …

Canadian News

White House defends commitment to transparency after visitor log reversal

The White House defended its commitment to transparency Monday amid criticism of its decision to keep visitors' records secret and new calls for President Donald Trump to release his federal tax returns.<p>Government watchdog groups argue Trump is preventing the public from learning basic details …

Donald Trump

Facebook Gives Agencies More Transparency Following Metrics Blunders

Facebook has introduced a slew of new features aimed at increasing transparency for advertisers and removing the guesswork on its platform.<p>The …

Advertising

This Company Just Took Transparency To a Whole New Level (And It's Pretty Amazing)

By leveraging a platform and their own digital prowess, one Maryland company is aiming to shift culture toward total openness regarding professional communication and operations.<p>Even with a great culture, open door policies, "all hands" meetings, and constant weekly/monthly e-mail updates (CC'ing …

Digital Marketing

Global companies get too much credit for their transparency

One side effect of globalization is that it’s become extremely difficult to know exactly what is happening in companies’ supply chains. A diffuse network of factories spread across several countries halfway around the world is hard to monitor, even for committed watchdogs.<p>But over the past few …

H&M

Drug Companies Block Shareholder Votes on Price Transparency Proposals

Investors’ group wants companies to disclose price increases over the years, and the rationale<p>Several major U.S. drug companies have squelched an investor campaign aimed at forcing companies to disclose more information about when and why they raise prices.<p>In October, a group of institutional …

Pharma

Why everyone benefits from company transparency

When our research team saw the email from Costco, we wondered whether we were inhabiting an alternate reality — and why it isn’t the norm.<p>Not only …

Customer Service

Transparency Makes Us Better

I think that as a society, we have the false idea that we always have to be happy. We hide behind our true feelings in order to portray to people …

Leadership

Unilever Reiterates Its Call For Transparency And Viewability -- Adland Must Take Note

The wise, witty and engaging speaker that is Keith Weed, CMO at Unilever, joined the calls at the end of last week for adland to run a tighter ship. …

Advertising

Case Study #3: Transparency Reporting

Case Study #3: Transparency Reporting<p>What is Transparency Reporting?<p>Case Study #3: Transparency Reporting<p>Emergence and Adoption of Transparency …

The Role of Transparency in the Customer Experience

Transparency. It seems like such a simple word, but it also seems to come with a lot of strings attached. What’s the truth – and could transparency …

Small Business

Transparency and Mindset Change Fuel Collaboration!

My first week of travel and I dropped the ball. Didn’t record while out of town so I had to make up for it by covering three of my favorite …

Product Hunt

Watercolor and Mixed Media Instruction

Professional Watercolor and Mixed Media Artist. Includes detailed painting instructions. Information on art materials, design, workshops and …

Price Transparency Is Nice. Just Don’t Expect It to Cut Health Costs.

You probably know where to pump the cheapest gas and how to get price comparisons online in seconds for headphones and cars. But how would you find the best deal on an M.R.I. or a knee replacement? No idea, right?<p>This lack of price transparency in health care has been cited as one of the reasons we …

Health

Top Human Services official vows increased transparency, oversight of group homes

Illinois group homes for adults with disabilities will face tougher licensing standards and enforcement and they will be graded for the first time on quality and safety, a top official for the Illinois Department of Human Services vowed to state legislators Tuesday.<p>Secretary James Dimas told Senate …

Transparency app from Amazon shows the origin and ingredients of consumer goods

As the WalMart of the Internet age, Amazon has its fair share of detractors, and for some of the same reasons. With tens of thousands of vendors …

Amazon

Schroders' Knutson: Transparency Is Healthy for Markets

Schroders Head of Credit Research David Knutson discusses transparency in the markets and banking industry. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: European …

Wine startup Alit offers radical pricing transparency

When Everlane hit the market in 2010, it introduced a radical approach to price transparency, offering the consumer a breakdown of how much it costs to make every product. Others have quickly followed suit. <b>Newly launched, Portland-based Alit is the first brand bringing this model to the wine</b> …

Startups

A closer look at police transparency and oversight across Canada

CityNews reporter Ginella Massa takes a closer look at police oversight across Canada, with some saying the Ontario SIU leads the way when it comes …

Toronto

The symbiotic relationship between WikiLeaks and the press

<b>WikiLeaks is on a post-election</b> PR crusade to limit the fallout following a presidential campaign in which it became part of the story. After Donald …

Journalism

BuzzFeed's pro tennis investigation displays ethical dilemmas of data journalism

<b>BuzzFeed News</b> in January turned its attention to the issue of fraud in professional tennis, publishing an investigation called “The Tennis Racket." …

Journalism

Facebook: Buying The Dip, Increased Transparency Is Long-Term Tailwind

The high 2017 expense guide from Q3 is a flashback to 2014, and ultimately indicative of sizable rewards in 2018.<p>We believe a Trump presidency will …

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