Category: Business

Why Google’s Employees Walked Out and What It Could Mean for the Future of Labor

Why Google’s Employees Walked Out and What It Could Mean for the Future of Labor

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Author: Thomas Kochan, George Maverick Bunker Professor of Management Professor, Work and Organization Studies Co-Director, MIT Sloan Institute for Work and Employment Research, MIT Sloan School of Management. The recent walkout by thousands of Google employees at offices around the world was the...

So You Want To Be a Social Media Influencer? Prince Ea Has Some Advice For You…

So You Want To Be a Social Media Influencer? Prince Ea Has Some Advice For You…

“Climate change is a topic I am very passionate about. As humans, we must re-imagine the way we look at the earth so we can preserve it for ourselves and generations to come.” – Prince Ea on YouTube 2018 I discovered American filmmaker, spoken word artist and poet Richard Williams better known by his stage name Prince...

How Akamae Uses Fashion Co-Creation To Support Refugee Communities

How Akamae Uses Fashion Co-Creation To Support Refugee Communities

Many brands nowadays choose to work with disadvantaged communities in countries across the world to create and manufacture their products. Unlike large corporations which primarily focus on profit and growth, usually the intention behind these businesses is to generate social impact. Most don’t function as charities but aim to provide sustainable employment and income for...

Family As ‘Brand’ – The Rise of The Digital Mumpreneur

Family As ‘Brand’ – The Rise of The Digital Mumpreneur

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Authors: Camilla Nelson, Associate Professor in Media, University of Notre Dame Australia. “Taylen has become a brand,” says Angelica Calad, the mumpreneur behind the #influencer account #taylensmom. Taylen Biggs, age five, has more than 150,000 followers. In an era of advertising ennui, #influencers like Taylen’s mother...

Get Educated With These Free Sustainable Fashion and Ethical Business Online Courses

Get Educated With These Free Sustainable Fashion and Ethical Business Online Courses

Whether you just watched the eye-opening The True Cost fashion documentary or are just concerned about climate change and the state of our planet, we’re glad you’re here and looking to get educated about the clothes you wear and how you can bring more sustainability into your wardrobe and other aspects of your life. So without...

Can You Work As A Sustainability Consultant For Multinational Companies and Be An Environmentalist?

Can You Work As A Sustainability Consultant For Multinational Companies and Be An Environmentalist?

If you conduct a search for me on LinkedIn, you’ll find my current job title is “Sustainability Consultant”. Scroll through my profile and you’ll learn that my work experience includes several consultancy assignments for various corporate clients in the food, fashion and cosmetics sectors mainly. My responsibilities include strategy development, sustainable sourcing, stakeholder engagement and communication....

Women’s Surfing Riding Wave Towards Gender Equity

Women’s Surfing Riding Wave Towards Gender Equity

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license.  Author: Holly Thorpe, Associate Professor in Sociology of Sport and Physical Culture, University of Waikato and Belinda Wheaton, Associate Professor in Sport, Leisure and Health, University of Waikato. The World Surfing League recently became the first US-based global sporting league to offer equal pay to male...