By limiting the focus of corporate boards to shareholders' financial interests alone, corporate law confines the sphere of influence of corporations.
A recent analysis from a government watchdog group found that Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump's pick for the Supreme Court, ruled in favor of corporations over people in 42 out of 55 cases while serving as a federal appeals court judge.
A descendant of one of the women who portrayed Aunt Jemima spoke out against the company's decision to rebrand the pancake mix and syrup products.
At a time when almost everyone is suffering, the use of power and privilege to turn a profit is reprehensible.
Corporate leaders have a big opportunity to prove that they meant their promise—or to prove the naysayers right.
Bernie Sanders tweeted out a few names of corporations that did not pay any federal income tax under President Trump's tax plan, including Netflix and Amazon.
The 2017 tax overhaul expanded taxpayers' standard deduction but made millions of Americans ineligible to claim a tax break for donating to charities—leading to a decline in giving to these organizations.
Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren both blasted FedEx and President Donald Trump's "corporate elite" tax cuts for allowing the courier giant to avoid paying any federal taxes.
Denise Ho said China's aggressive approach to freedom of expression is only making its reputation worse and its situation more difficult.
Around 70 percent of greenhouse gas emissions pumped into the Earth's atmosphere each year can be attributed to 100 companies. That gives them a powerful platform in the move to sustainable business.
"You can't begrudge something that someone has done at an earlier point if they decide to move in a direction that I personally think is very positive," Yang said of Warren.
While the announcement from The Business Roundtable (BRT) offers a significant redefinition of how corporations view their social role, it currently exists as an aspirational statement rather than a plan of action.
Tom Steyer said the removal of corporations from controlling the U.S. government and reversing the effects of climate change are the two most urgent pieces of his 2020 platform.
"We should be scared right now because corporations have taken over our government," Ocasio-Cortez said.
Academics serving on boards of companies received a total of $54 million in 2013.
Not long ago, the economy boomed, elections were democratic and there were fair shares for all.
As reader-supported news vanishes, corporate-journalist hybrids may start drawing more red lines.
Are the vast sums that companies pay to bring workers closer together worth it?