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February 11, 2020
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Everlane Takes On Fashion’s Plastic Problem

Founder and CEO Michael Preysman discusses the challenges of building a retail company based on sustainability and “radical transparency.”

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March 18, 2020
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Rethinking Workplace Education

Guild offers a data-driven approach to education benefits that has attracted the Fortune 500.

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January 16, 2020
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Machine Learning and AI for Social Impact

Innovations developed at big tech firms could transform the nonprofit world, with a little help from academia.

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Volunteer Lena Haug, a native of Santa Cruz, CA, waters plants at an urban gardening project. Credit: Reuters/Thomas Peter
January 9, 2020
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When Private-Sector Firms Create a Culture of Health

Investments in employees, consumers, communities, and the environment vary widely. A new study reveals this range and the hurdles to measuring success.
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Are You Ready for Your Encore?

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The High Value of Virtual College Advising for Lower-Income Students

New research shows online advising improves college outcomes for underserved high schoolers.
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Economists to Congress: Don’t Bail out Big Business

An open letter drafted by Stanford professors says the coronavirus stimulus package should benefit workers — not corporations and their wealthy shareholders.
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Rethinking Workplace Education

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Democracy and Prosperity Require Uncorrupted Governments

We don’t have to choose between capitalism and socialism. What we need is a system in which corporations can thrive without distorting the economy — or democracy itself.
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Everlane Takes On Fashion’s Plastic Problem

Founder and CEO Michael Preysman discusses the challenges of building a retail company based on sustainability and “radical transparency.”
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How Latino Entrepreneurs Can Boost the U.S. Economy

Latinos are launching businesses at an unprecedented pace, but barriers — some long-standing, some brand new — keep them from reaching their potential.
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Machine Learning and AI for Social Impact

Innovations developed at big tech firms could transform the nonprofit world, with a little help from academia.
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When Private-Sector Firms Create a Culture of Health

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