"The consumer should not need a law degree to read a label," says Laura Batcha, president of the Organic Trade Association, the industry's main trade group. According to the Organic Trade Association, sales of those nonfood organic products were about $2.8 billion last year, a small share of the overall organic market but growing rapidly. USDA doesn't regulate any...» Read More
WASHINGTON, May 7- Americans convicted of fraud and other white-collar crimes gained a new defender on Wednesday as an advocacy group that has long fought strict drug sentences launched a campaign pushing for lighter punishment for financial crimes.
NEW YORK, May 1- For actor Edward Norton, the late movie star Paul Newman is a role model, though not only for his work in films. "There is someone who took the silliness of being famous and turned it into something amazing," said Norton, the 44- year-old star of such popular movies as "Primal Fear," "Rounders" and " Fight Club."
The move is the latest sign that authorities in China have been shaken by recent labour unrest such as a 2- week strike by workers at Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings, a $5.6 billion manufacturer of footwear for Nike Inc, Adidas AG and other international brands.
The US unemployment rate could fall early next year as cuts throws more than a million long-term unemployed Americans off the benefit rolls.
Amid the IRS targeting scandal, the Treasury Department is proposing stricter rules keeping nonprofits from getting tax exemptions. Jay Sekulow, American Center for Law and Justice, says the government is trying to make what they did illegally, legal through the regularity process.
A Reuters study found that Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei controls a massive financial empire built from property seizures from ordinary Iranians.
Months after the Komen Foundation's decision to cut Planned Parenthood funding sparked widespread backlash, the group's CEO still holds her position and received a large raise.
As U.S. authorities grapple with how to regulate the use of unarmed drones in U.S. skies, a small network of police, first responders and experts is already flying unmanned aircraft.
Andrew Young and Brad Newman, GiveLocally,net founders, discuss the future of nonprofit giving on the web.
If the 1,500 delegates didn't know how it felt to be on a reality TV show, they do now.
Judith Rodin, Rockefeller Foundation president, discusses job growth in the U.S. and how to unlock opportunities in the "for-profit" markets.
Linda Rottenberg, Endeavor Global CEO, explains why her non-profit organization, which supports start-ups in emerging markets, is betting on Greece.
If you’re looking for more than a pure financial return, socially responsible investing may be a great alternative, Tom Ricketts, Incapital CEO and owner of the Chicago Cubs, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street.”
As the first signs of an economic recovery make the news, many of the nation's nonprofit organizations are digging in for another three to four years of financial distress, according to researchers who keep an eye on the charitable world.