Environmental bonds guarantee corporate payment for clean-up and encourage more cautious use of land.
While it inspired new regulations, executives have mostly found a way around them.
Corporations that have higher numbers of employment cases brought against them spend more money on lobbyists, who help influence courts and change labor laws.
The ritual can reveal much more about government-business relations than you'd think, according to a new analysis.
Universities need corporations for research funding, and the political will for an alternative solution is limited.
Hundreds of companies have pledged to cut commodities grown on deforested land from their supply chains, but few have turned those promises into successful policies.
Rulings in recent years have effectively forced consumers to file class actions in the region where the corporation is based or to disaggregate claims into separate filings.
Fines for companies have risen over the last 25 years, but the number of prosecutions has remained roughly the same, according to information compiled by a University of Virginia law professor and his research team.
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 was meant to protect artists and programmers, but it has ended up preventing consumers from fixing their products.
A fierce group of local activists, including a cappella group Raging Grannies, brought about a deciding vote. Though Portland will likely lose $4.5 million annually starting in 2020, its city council will have more time to address other pressing issues, including homelessness.
B Lab markets their do-gooder stamp of approval as a sign of global citizenship and transparency. In fact, it's a half-measure signifying nothing.
It's much easier for environmentalists to take aim at multinational corporations than at peasant farmers.
Many major corporations and conservative lawmakers were quick to embrace the amendment to Indiana’s RFRA, but that’s because it left intact the parts of the law that expand the religious rights of corporations.