CURRENT EVENTS & TOPICS
Walking A Tightrope: Workforce Responses to Employer Political Activism
August 11, 2021, 2:00:00 PM
Employees are worried about the consequences of their companies’ activism, and strongly believe in greater transparency.
In the past several years, American companies seem to have increasingly supported political causes in high-profile ways. These efforts are distinct from typical efforts to lobby lawmakers on issues relevant to their core business interests. Instead, these issues are decidedly more...
How to Temper 'Woke Capitalism' With More Inclusion and Transparency
July 23, 2021, 2:00:00 PM
Last month the Biden Administration’s new Securities and Exchange Commissioner, Gary Gensler, announced he is looking into imposing new Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)-related reporting requirements on public companies. The required disclosures could include a company’s carbon footprint and experts are predicting billions in extra costs, potentially lower investor returns and a slew of lawsuits.
Jack Kalavritinos and Catherine Hoyer
Opinion: Business Leaders Need the Tools to Defend Against the Woke Mob
June 8, 2021, 3:59:00 PM
If the current trajectory of the woke culture is any indication, the pressure on companies to take left-wing positions on political issues isn’t going away.
For years, the left has cleverly placed issues like climate change, racial equity, and gun control under the umbrellas of “corporate social responsibility” (CSR) and “environmental, social and governance” (ESG).
Jack Kalavritinos & Derrick Hollie
Americans Want Energy Independence, Economic Impact Assessments Before Enactment Of New Energy Legislation, And Significant Role For America's Energy Producers In Biden’s "Build Back Better" Plan
May 13, 2021, 10:00:00 AM
In this article, Derrick Hollie, an expert on energy poverty issues, discusses the latest TIPP Poll findings on energy independence, economic impact assessment, and the role America's energy producers must play in President Biden's "Build Back Better Plan."
Back to School - Back to Work
April 28, 2021, 10:00:00 AM
The full reopening of schools is one of the most important decisions remaining in our fight against the pandemic, and we must get it right.
All state and local leaders should commit to re-open K–12 schools now, with the precautions that have been successfully used across the country. At a minimum, leaders should commit now to restore access to in-person learning for all by this fall – including sports and after-school activities.