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America the Casino
Constant Gardener • The B Corp seal is a symbol of enlightened capitalism. As ever-bigger companies seek it out, can it stay meaningful?
A WORLD OF GOOD • Since B Lab’s founding, the movement toward stakeholder capitalism has taken off, with a few stumbles.
Out of the Comfort Zone • Human behavior isn’t always pretty. Director Darren Aronofsky makes sure we never look away.
EXPANDING HIS TERRITORY • A guide to Aronofsky’s ambitious projects of 2022-and beyond
Stick the Vote • Those “I voted” stickers given out at poll sites have been proven to encourage us to vote. On the eve of the midterms, designers push their potential.
Making the case for sunscreen • SKIN CARE COMPANY ELTAMD THINKS CANCER PREVENTION CAN BE SIMPLE AND EASY
Metal of Honor • Danica Roem unseated a conservative delegate in Virginia. Then the hard work began. Here’s how she builds consensus to get things done.
Revolutionizing financial services • AFTER ELIMINATING OVERDRAFT FEES IN 2021, ALLY FINANCIAL IS USING ITS PLATFORM TO SHED LIGHT ON SOCIAL INEQUITIES
HOW TO BE A BETTER CITIZEN • Three tips from Danica Roem on making democracy work better
Disrupting the animal shelter system • BEST FRIENDS ANIMAL SOCIETY IS HELPING LEAD THE COUNTRY TO A NO-KILL FUTURE
Most Electrifying Company • Is the vertically integrated automotive and battery powerhouse BYD poised to challenge Tesla?
Collaborating on climate change • A PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN CLIMATE VAULT AND GENPACT AIMS TO HELP COMPANIES REDUCE AND REMOVE THEIR CARBON FOOTPRINTS
Excellence at scale in higher education • PURDUE UNIVERSITY USES INNOVATIVE PROGRAMS TO BROADEN ACCESS TO A WORLD-CLASS EDUCATION
the recommender. • Furniture and accessories inspired by the human form … so you'll never feel alone at home.
Career guidance gets a reboot • FIND YOUR GRIND USES SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL LEARNING AND MENTORSHIP TO HELP KIDS CHART THEIR FUTURES
Building a brand through service • AMERICAN EXPRESS FOCUSES ON TRUST AND RELIABILITY IN GOOD TIMES AND BAD
Running together • FLEET FEET’S PEOPLE-FIRST PHILOSOPHY BUILDS STRONGER STORES AND COMMUNITIES
Making healthcare personal • VIRGIN PULSE TAKES A HIGH-TECH [AND HIGH-TOUCH] APPROACH TO HEALTH AND WELL-BEING FOR ALL
Material concerns • PRIMALOFT WANTS ITS LATEST INNOVATIONS TO KEEP CUSTOMERS WARM-AND THE PLANET COOL
BRANDS THAT MATER
CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE • Jimmy Chin is helping the North Face explore important new terrain: a more diverse outdoors.
COMMUNITY MINDED BUSINESS • These brands are making business decisions for the greater good.
SPREADING THE WORD • These brands tackled social issues through activism, advocacy, and advertising.
FUN & FANDOM • Nurturing fan bases and creating culture
MIND & BODY • Brands building trust for our physical and mental well-being
ELEVATING EVERYDAY • Extraordinary brands for the ordinary tasks
Flying into the future • UNITED AIRLINES WANTS TO MAKE THE SKIES MORE FRIENDLY FOR ITS PASSENGERS—AND THE PLANET
THE 800 LB. GORILLA OF CRYPTO • THE ROMPING, STOMPING, NEVERBEEN-TOLD STORY OF THE BORED APE YACHT CLUB AND ITS DISNEY-ESQUE DREAMS AMID NFT'S NUCLEAR WINTER
YUGA'S POTENT SIX-PACK • YUGA LABS CONTROLS THE TOP FOUR-AND SIX OF THE MOST...