Corporate America Doesn’t Want to Talk Abortion, but It May Have To

In a deeply divided nation, public statements on Roe v. Wade can affect everything from recruiting to a company’s bottom line. So far, that has kept almost everyone quiet.

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Abortion Is a Business Issue

Women make up half of the work force, but the issue’s divisiveness has led many companies to keep quiet on the issue for now.

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Jennifer Sey Was a Candidate to Lead Levi’s. Then She Started Tweeting.

Jennifer Sey left Levi’s after her advocacy against school closures and mask mandates for children gained attention. She says it’s a matter of free speech. The company disagrees.

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These Are the Companies That Have Withdrawn From Russia

More than 400 companies have withdrawn, at least temporarily, from Russia since it invaded Ukraine. Some have been there since the fall of communism — symbols of the enduring power of Western culture and commerce.

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A New ‘Denim Cycle’? After a Decade, Jeans Move From Skinny to Loose

American shoppers are flocking to high-waisted, loosefitting jeans in droves and companies believe they may become a hallmark of the post-pandemic world.

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Companies Say They Care About the Climate. Their Actions Fall Short.

Many big businesses have not set targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Others have weak goals.

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