Business 

When Green Infrastructure Is an Anti-Poverty Strategy

Cully, a neighborhood in Northeast Portland, is among the most ethnically diverse in Oregon. It is also marked by poverty, rapid gentrification, and inequitable access to quality public infrastructure. Many green infrastructure project teams flounder

Financial Wellness 

Driving Financial Wellness at Work

Plan participant demand for workplace advice and education is at an all-time high. More than half of employees would like workplace education that will help them improve their financial well-being, and 35% would welcome their

Poverty and Prosperity

Environment

Providing the necessary energy to end poverty

Providing access to energy—vital for a decent standard of living and ending poverty—can be done in a way that is sustainable for people surviving on low incomes and for the planet, researchers have found. As

Health

A Digital Path to Health for All

Global leaders at the recent annual gathering of the World Health Assembly in Geneva expressed worry and optimism in almost equal measure. Delegates at the Assembly – the decision-making body of the World Health Organization

Children eligible for healthy eating schemes falls 20%

The number of children eligible for a government healthy eating initiative has fallen by 20 per cent over three years, despite child poverty rising across the UK and a mounting child obesity crisis, official figures show. This comes as budgets for

Impact Investing

How Sustainable ETFs Let Small Investors Make A Difference

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that invest in securities with sustainability goals are growing in popularity. According to predictions from BlackRock, the world’s largest asset management firm, sustainable ETF fund assets are poised to grow from the current $25

Employee Ownership

Saalex Becomes Employee-Owned Company

Saalex Corp. has announced that the company is now owned by its employees through an employee stock ownership plan. Employees of the Camarillo engineering and information technology services company will receive stock allocations annually that

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Oxford Conference on Business and Poverty

Welcome to the second annual Oxford Business Fights Poverty Conference. As you view this summary of the conference you will read from a series of topics like Responsible Leadership, Honoring Entrepreneurs, Employee Ownership, Mentoring, Crowdsourcing & Addressing Poverty. Please

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