Sustainable Business 

Financial Wellness 

Poverty and Prosperity

Public Tax Returns? No, Just Those of the Well-Off

Senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders's reluctance to make his income-tax returns public recently caused a minor fracas within the Democratic Party. Eventually, he capitulated, and the world discovered that Sanders makes about a half-million dollars

Inequality Will Eventually Hurt the Rich, Too

Income inequality is harming the economy. Most people spend whatever extra money they earn. The rich, however, are disproportionately likely to save any additional income, which means that income concentration saps consumer demand and threatens

Environment

Tips to Reduce How Much Pesticide Enters the Environment

Growers face many challenges in running a vegetable operation, from managing labor to dealing with changing weather conditions. They also must consistently produce high-yielding crops that meet buyers’ strict conditions and quality standards. The presence

Health

Poverty and Mental Health in Liberia.

SEATTLE, Washington — The people in Liberia have suffered through or were witness to multiple devastating horrors during the country’s two civil wars. It has been 13 years since the last one ended; however, Liberians

Poverty and health: could epigenetics play a part?

Socioeconomic status and health prospects have been closely associated for some time. Previous theories have established the obvious impacts of poverty on nutrition, stress and available exercise time as the leading drivers for this correlation.

Impact Investing

Employee Ownership

The Financial Rewards of Selling to Employees

Our April issue of Oregon Business magazine featured a column by Bob Moore, the founder and president of Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods. Moore wrote about his decision to “give” ownership of his company to employees through

4 Things That Will Give Employees a Sense of Ownership

You’ve seen the headlines — employee engagement is frighteningly low. In fact, research from Gallup indicates that only  15 percent  of employees globally are engaged in their work. There are numerous strategies intended to combat this apathy and engage

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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

How The Rich View The Poor

More than four years have passed since the Occupy Wall Street movement divided the country into percentages, calling the 99 percent out against the 1 percent. A voice was raised from Zucotti Park in New York City demanding reform

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