At a Senate committee hearing the founder of Murrells Inlet Seafood (near Myrtle Beach, SC) testified that the SBA’s Office of Advocacy hurts responsible small businesses by supporting flawed deregulation and opposing smart regulations. One example: the mercury standards for coal power plants, which are so bad, some fish species have warnings for mercury levels.
Founders of bambu®, Jeff Delkin and Rachel Speth, sit down with CEO of the American Sustainable Business Council, Jeffrey Hollender, to share their thoughts on being a sustainable business leader. They discuss and share engaging in policy efforts that defend the triple bottom line and the experiences and outcomes of having to say “no” when new business opportunities can compromise the larger mission and the organization’s commitment to sustainability.
Building an evidence base around the impact of paid leave is a difficult task. Businesses often ask: What is the return on investment (ROI) from implementing a paid leave policy? What metrics do we need to track? How do we do good by our employees while also doing good business?