Tag: Corporate

David Olive: Ballard Power Systems surges with Biden election and Dye & Durham software slides. Here are this week’s corporate winners and losers

Winners Ballard Power Systems Inc. (BLDP.TO) Investors in the world’s biggest maker of fuel cells for transforming hydrogen into energy have seen a 60 per cent surge in the value of their shares since the election of U.S. president-elect Joe Biden. Biden’s proposed attack on climate crisis, priced at about $ 3 trillion (U.S.), includes…

New study finds less than 1 per cent of Canadian corporate leaders are Black

Two people are interviewing for a job. One is bright, qualified and Black; the other, less impressive, but white. The hiring manager, who has a history of racism, places the Black applicant’s resumé in the “reject” pile. Until recently, that’s how many may have imagined anti-Black racism in business: isolated acts of discrimination performed by…

What Is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) + How Can It Benefit Your Career?

Corporate social responsibility, also known as CSR, is a specific business practice that keeps businesses socially accountable for their impact on the economy and the world around them. Companies like Starbucks, LinkedIn, and Deloitte have been holding themselves accountable by implementing excellent labor policies, donating to charity, increasing fair trade, and much more — and…

Does your bank offer ethical investments? Corporate Knights visited branches of the Big Five to find out

From millennials looking to stash their retirement savings in line with their ethics all the way up the corporate ladder to the world’s largest investment houses vowing to put climate action at the heart of investment decisions, responsible investing is quickly gaining traction. According to Ipsos polling released by RBC Global Asset Management last month,…