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Patagonia’s environmental mission hasn’t just been good for the planet — it’s also boosted the bottom line

Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard declared the apparel maker "is in business to save our home planet."
Dan McMackin started at UPS as a package loader. Now, he's a PR manager.

Companies will hire 700,000 seasonal employees this year. At UPS, some of them are bound for the C-suite.

Investing in your employees is expensive. "We're 111 years old. You don't get to be 111 if you are strictly on quarterly reports," says UPS PR manager Dan McMackin.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

15 major companies that treat employees well, value customers, and invest in their communities

Billionaire investor Paul Tudor Jones' Just Capital group has ranked America's largest companies by how they treat all stakeholders.
Match Group CEO Mandy Ginsberg

Match Group’s CEO audited the company’s payroll to make sure she was paying women equally and was surprised at the results

When Mandy Ginsberg became CEO of Match Group, maker of dating apps Tinder, Match and many others, she made sure the company was welcoming to women.
Cindy Robbins

Salesforce’s Chief People Officer explains how and why the company has spent $8.7 million to close its gender pay gap

On Tuesday, Salesforce Chief People Officer Cindy Robbins shared the story of how her company became committed to equal pay for its employees.

Billionaire investor Mark Cuban says it’s time we recognize ‘having a social conscience is good business’

Billionaire investor Mark Cuban said one of his investments, Paladin, is a great example of why businesses with societal benefits can thrive today.
Jay Coen Gilbert is using B Lab to fight against what he says are the toxic effects of shareholder primacy.

More than 2,600 companies, like Danone and Patagonia, are on board with an entrepreneur who says the way we do business runs counter to human nature a...

After leaving the basketball-apparel company AND1, Jay Coen Gilbert founded the B Corporation movement, aimed at toppling shareholder primacy.

Fast-food companies like McDonald’s struggling to find workers should take a page from the playbook of places like Disney and Target

The best way to get more employees in fast-food industry is to raise wages and allow workers to organize, writes Wall Street veteran Morris Pearl.
"B Corp" and "benefit corporation" sound alike, but they're different designations.

More than 2,000 companies worldwide and 34 states are signing on with a designation most people probably have never heard of

Companies like Patagonia and Danone North America have registered as B Corps, and benefit-corporation legislation has bipartisan support in the US.