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Reimagining your business model: 17 social enterprise types to guide you

The post-Covid world may offer new opportunities to push business as a force for good. But getting the business model right will be crucial. In this second of a three-part series to help you pin down your plans, Tara Anderson explores the four components of a social enterprise business model, and

Pandemic Reveals Overwhelming Need for Financial Wellness Programs

The need for employee financial wellness programs has increasingly gained attention in the past decade, and what began as general education initiatives have morphed into more actionable programs.

Offering a financial wellness program to employees was considered a value-added benefit, but the novel coronavirus pandemic suggests it is an urgent necessity.

“This outbreak has just shone a

Coronavirus is changing the way we recycle waste and it’s not all bad news

Coronavirus, and the many restrictions and rules it has imposed upon us, has justifiably drawn almost all of our attention as we attempt to flatten the curve. With the radical changes made to our lives in just a few weeks, the way we run our households, work and even prepare meals has shifted.

For some

EU heads promise to stick with sustainability in COVID-19 recovery

Members of the European Council added a reference to the green transition to the draft joint statement after a virtual summit. Prime ministers and presidents of EU countries urged officials on all levels to integrate sustainability measures in efforts to heal the economy from the damage amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

The European Union must integrate the

Could the coronavirus crisis help tackle income inequality?

The global economy is melting down. There is no sugar coating that. Catastrophic disruptions like the one coronavirus containment measures are visiting on industries, business and workers are already producing tremendous pain. It will likely get worse, along with the already devastating human toll.

But profound upheavals like the one we are experiencing now also create unprecedented

Employee financial wellness vs. the coronavirus: Which will win?

By the time coronavirus COVID-19 is done wreaking havoc, some workers may find their personal finances in ruins. Visits to doctors or hospitals, missed work from staying home sick (and not even necessarily sick with COVID-19), workplace closures, all can add up. A recent study from Prudential finds that 54% of

Coronavirus Is Exposing Deficiencies in U.S. Health Care

Coronavirus is spreading rapidly across the U.S. and — like other major epidemics — is shedding a merciless light on the failings of the U.S. health care delivery system

The first is its deficient primary care capability. Many Americans lack access to affordable primary care providers they know and trust, and who know them. In the case

The disease always gets a head start: how to handle an epidemic

A patient presents at an emergency department somewhere in the world. They are feverish and vomiting. Doctors suspect it is influenza, but they are wrong.

When the outbreak of a virulent new disease such as the coronavirus is identified, the starting gun is fired on a vast, multimillion-dollar international effort to try