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Who's changing the world this year? The clue lies in unprecedented collaboration

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

Good morning.
This morning, Fortune reveals its 2020 Change the World list -more than 50 companies that are using their corporate superpowers to address major social problems. Be sure to read it; it will make you feel better about the state of the world. While academics and journalists debate whether stakeholder capitalism makes sense, these companies are demonstrating its power around the world.
This is the sixth year we've done this list, and it has grown into my favorite. Editor-in-chief Clifton Leaf admits that when we first started this exercise, he worried whether we could find 50...
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Change the world-for whom? Why addressing racism must be a top corporate priority

Change the world-for whom? Why addressing racism must be a top corporate priority

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

2020 has tested many corporations' aspirations to be a force for social good. As we recognize this year's Change the World list , we're inspired by the many companies rising to the biggest challenges of our time, including the COVID-19 pandemic, the resulting economic crisis, and climate change.
This year's list also features a critical and needed theme: corporations' focus on racial equity. As the harm caused by climate change, the pandemic, economic inequality, state sponsored violence, and other crises continually, predictably, and more visibly accrues unequally across society, we need...
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