The U.S. Should Quit China’s Solar Industry and Start Its Own

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COP 27, the global climate conference, wrapped up in Egypt without any major breakthroughs, but it yielded a clear picture of how far rich industrial countries like the United States are from meeting their own climate promises.

At COP 27 in Egypt, Climate Accountability Will Be Challenging

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Given the urgency of the agenda, this year’s COP meeting in Sharm El-Sheikh should be drawing greater high-level participation than ever. But that will not be the case. The U.N. climate conference known as COP 27 will soon convene in Sharm…

How Fashion Week Should Really Embrace Sustainability

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New York Fashion Week kicked in early September with an expressed focus on sustainability, an important issue for the $3 trillion dollar apparel industry.

What The Economist Gets Wrong About ESG

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The Economist published an eight-part series last month on ESG investing.

Workers Worldwide Just Got Some Good News

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In what has been called the “biggest moment for workers’ rights in a quarter of a century,” the International Labor Organization (ILO) adopted a safe and healthy work environment as one of its five fundamental principles and rights at work for all at its June 2022 international conference.

Law Designed to Protect Uyghurs Restricts Products from Xinjiang

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A new law that bans the import of goods produced with forced labor in the Xinjiang, China, presumes that goods manufactured there or that include raw materials from that region deploy forced labor for members of the Uyghur community.

It’s Time to Treat “Stateless” People Fairly

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Karina Ambartsoumian-Clough and her parents came to the United States in 1996 when she was 8 years old.

It’s Time to Protect Migrants in Qatar Working on This Year’s World Cup

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As these star athletes prepare to compete, they have an opportunity to elevate the issue of fair treatment of migrant workers so that sports fans, journalists, and government officials worldwide pay attention—not just during the World Cup,…

How Corporations Should Respond to Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine

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As Vladimir Putin’s ruthless invasion of Ukraine threatens to tear down that international system, global companies have a lot to lose—and need to act.  Since the end of World War II, thousands of Western-based companies have benefited…

Banning Russia from World Events Will Help to Alienate Putin

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While political coalitions (the EU, NATO) squeeze Russia’s economy, powerful multinational organizations (Ikea, Apple, Exxon) and an entire global sports industry can land powerful blows. A world fair is currently being held in Dubai,…