What’s the best way to tell how a country is doing (and serving its citizens)? It’s not just a measure of economic output, that’s for sure. This new index tracks everything from opportunity to health to sustainability. Guess where the U.S. ranks.
"We had been a fundraising organization. We are transforming ourselves to be conveners and facilitators of multiple stakeholders--businesses, governments, NGOs, and others--for the purpose of improving people’s lives," says Barry Salzberg, the new chairman of the board for United Way Worldwide.
Fortune 500 companies that rank in the top quartile for women representation on their boards outperform the bottom quartile by more than 53 percent on return on equity. That’s the gender dividend in action.