Ten tips for activists when engaging companies

A guest post by Danna Pfahl and Erik Wohlgemuth from the Future500.  Listening matters Activists provide the critical checks and balances on the corporate sector, serving as one of the core drivers of progress across the globe. Holding companies  accountable for their social and environmental footprint is critical in addressing some of the greatest challenges…

Occupy Wall Street in pictures

Yesterday I was near Wall St. and went to meet some of the protestors who had sat through freezing weekend temperatures without heat or much proper shelter. Many of them seem to have come together for very different reasons. Some are protesting banks and finance, some healthcare, some the Iraq and Afganistan wars, others climate…

Welcome back, protest..

A sign of the times We’ve missed you. It’s been a few years since you’ve gone on a global tour. It’s good you are back, in many ways. Of course, no-one sane condones violence, there’s no need for that, ever. But demonstrations of disapproval around political mis-management and spinelessness? Can we have some more please?…