FROM THE EDITOR
Brands Taking Stands: A CEO Explains How Principles Matter
The CEO of Merck, Kenneth C. Frazier, has spoken up about the statement he made last year when resigning from the President’s American Manufacturing Council. Following the white nationalist violence in Charlottesville, Va., the grandson of a man born into slavery said at the time, “As CEO of Merck, I feel a responsibility to take a stand against intolerance and extremism.” (Frazier was responding to President Trump’s comment about finding fault “on many sides.”) After his resignation, other CEOs also resigned and the advisory councils were disbanded. Frazier’s full explanation for taking this stand can be read in the NY Times’ revived Corner Office column. The story is a reminder that it's becoming business-as-usual for companies to speak out on social and political issues.
John Howell, Editorial Director
“I didn’t know Bloomberg wrote about that.”
I often hear this response when I tell people what I cover as a reporter on Bloomberg News’ diversity and management team. This beat looks at the intersection of race, class...read more
COLUMBUS, GA, February 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ – For the 20th consecutive year, Aflac has been named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work®...read more
Through the Competitive Business Program, GRI is working in the developing world to stimulate more transparency on how small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are impacting our global society and world. In this video, GRI Chief...read more
WHAT'S YOUR CONNECTION TO MATERNAL HEALTH AND HOW DID YOU GET INVOLVED?
I am a mother of two – my daughters are 19 and 16 – and when I was preparing to give birth, I read a lot about maternal health. I wanted to...read more
SIOUX FALLS, S.D., February 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Avera Health is pleased to announce that the Walking Forward Program, based in Rapid City, has been awarded a grant for over $1.6 million from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation to...read more
BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Feb. 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Whirlpool Corporation, the world's leading major home appliance company, is recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the...read more
It's rare that an idea or solution comes along that solves a variety of problems facing the world. Plant-based proteins is one of those. Whether it is human health, animal welfare, deforestation or climate change (or all of those) that...read more
Walter Cronkite was the legendary CBS anchorman known as “The most trusted man in America.” In 2003, 84-year-old Walter took me, then 23-years-old, on the first of many spins on his sailing vessel, the Wyntje. We talked constantly while...read more