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By Amelia Ahl Reposted from Triple Pundit Feb. 22nd, 2021 In the wake of the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and concerns about a peaceful and democratic transition of power, many businesses are reconsidering their relationships with government – including the effects of corporate political contributions. A reckoning with corporate political contributions There […]
Reposted from GreenBiz March 18, 2021 Corporate sustainability has evolved, and companies have made significant strides in recent years. But their sustainability strategies often neglect their political involvement. And their political activities may not be fully aligned with their sustainability activities or their stated values. Following the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol — […]
The disconnect between many companies’ public sustainability ambitions and their non-public lobbying efforts can no longer be excused. The Erb Institute’s Corporate Political Responsibility Taskforce is helping companies connect the dots. The January 6 US Capitol insurrection shined a light on the role of corporate money in political action; and within a week, many companies […]
It is very encouraging to see companies re-thinking their political spending policies in the wake of current threats to the peaceful transition of power in America. Such reviews could create a tipping point in restoring public trust and stability — but only if companies dig into the structural as well as cultural causes of the current crisis. To […]
Congratulations to Erb Faculty member Tom Lyon, whose article, “CSR Needs CPR: Corporate Sustainability and Politics,” won the Best Article of 2019 Award from the California Management Review! This award is given each year to the authors of the article published in the preceding volume of the California Management Review that has made the most […]