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Will America’s Biggest Corporations Live Up to Their New Ethical Promise?

Michigan Ross Associate Dean for Business+Impact Jerry Davis comments on the recent statement by the Business Roundtable of the world's largest CEOS, committing their businesses to employee, community, and societal well-being. September 4, 2019. # #Business #web-article #MichiganRoss #Business #Society #CorporateSocialResponsibility #Leadership #SocialCampaigns ​​​


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Levitsky Warns of Consequences from Marijuana Legalization in Michigan

Ford School of Public Policy Professor Melvyn Levitsky urges the state to protect vulnerable people, such as youth and low SES folks, against loose regulations of large, commercialized marijuana businesses. August 12, 2019. #5mins #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #GovernmentandPolitics #Health/Wellness #Marijuana #YouthandAdolescents #CorporateSocialResponsibility #healthcare #MelyynLevitsky


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Companies Don’t Need Permission from the Business Roundtable to be Better Corporate Citizens

Michigan Ross Professor Erik Gordon unpacks the updated signing of the Business Roundtable by 182 CEOs. While the update includes better business practices for employees and customers, Gordon notes that these changes could have been done earlier. August 27, 2019. #5-15mins #web-article #TheConversation #Business #Society #CorporateSocialResponsibility #Leadership #Management #philanthropy #ErikGordon


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U-M Student Recycles Plastic Waste from the Great Lakes Into Clothing

U-M Economics student Jackson Riegler starts his own business, Oshki, the Ojibwe word for "fresh," with the goal of reducing plastic waste in the Great Lakes by collecting it and transforming it into purchasable clothing. August 6, 2019. # #web-article #MichiganNews #Environment/Sustainability #Business #Sustainability #nature #SocialCampaigns #CorporateSocialResponsibility #GreatLakes


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National Issues (10/01/19-01/21/20)

#60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute #Government/Politics #Society #PublicPolicy #Economics #CorporateSocialResponsibility #OLLI ​​​​​​​​​​

 10-01-2019 01:00 PM - 01-21-2020 03:00 PM ET


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Understanding the Revolutionary Changes in Businesses and Jobs

#60+mins #universityofmichigan-other #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute #Business #Technology #Economics #Workplace #CorporateSocialResponsibility #OLLI ​​​​​​​​​​

 09-16-2019 01:00 PM - 10-21-2019 03:00 PM ET


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Can Democracy Survive Global Capitalism?

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 10-16-2019 02:00 PM - 11-06-2019 04:00 PM ET


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Micaela McCabe Uses Product Design for Social Good

Stamps School of Art and Design Alumnus Micaela McCabe creates a partnership between his water bottle company, Ello, and a nonprofit working to bring solar powered water systems to rural, global communities. July 29, 2019. #5mins #ArtandDesign #web-article #StampsSchoolofArtandDesign #ArtsandCulture #Society #CorporateSocialResponsibility #Innovation #Sustainability #Africa #MicaelaMcCabe


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How Firms Behave When Faced with Government Intervention

Michigan Ross Professors Felipe Csaszar and Cha Li find that when faced with government intervention, business inquiry can be stunted with regulations, while incentives tend to produce more positive outcomes. July 24, 2019. #5mins #Business #web-article #MichiganRossSchoolofBusiness #Government/Politics #Management #Innovation #CorporateSocialResponsibility #Policy #FelipeCsaszar #ChaLi


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Why Business Shouldn’t Fear the Green New Deal

Michigan Ross Professor Tom Lyon explains how businesses can benefit from sustainable practices and renewable energy sources promoted by the Green New Deal. April 22, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Business #Environment/Sustainability #CorporateSocialResponsibility #Policy #Economics #TomLyon ​​​​​​​