Tag: business

What do companies owe their communities?

What do companies owe their communities?

(soft piano music) – In August, 181 CEOs who sit on the US Business Roundtable issued a statement saying their companies didn’t just exist to return profits to shareholders, but also to treat stakeholders, such as employees and suppliers, fairly. They also said that companies should support the communities in which they operate. “We respect

What is a CDFI

What is a CDFI

Sometimes a bank loan is an option Other times a better fit is a community development financial institution also called a CDFI CDFI’s are local community lenders that provide financial advice and capital They specialize in funding loans to small businesses, affordable housing and nonprofit organizations Primarily serving low and moderate income communities CDFI’s receive

President of Adidas North America visited with the Linfield community

President of Adidas North America visited with the Linfield community

Hi everyone. I’m Natalie Welch, the sport management professor for the Department of Business and we’re here at President Davis’s house at Linfield College actually hosting a dinner with Zion Armstrong the president of Adidas North America. And we’ll be having some dinner here with some students and then going over to Ice Auditorium for

What if you could trade a paperclip for a house? | Kyle MacDonald | TEDxVienna

What if you could trade a paperclip for a house? | Kyle MacDonald | TEDxVienna

Translator: Queenie Lee Reviewer: Cristina Bufi-Pöcksteiner My name is Kyle, I’m the red paperclip guy. But before I get started on that story, I want to draw attention to this slide behind me. On the beginning of every TED video out there, the whatever it’s called, the screenshot that precedes the video, [where] everyone’s standing