An array of major music stars—particularly from the R&B sphere—are planning to help the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences launch a new political action committee it calls the Grammy Fund for Music Creators.
With the launch of its new Markets Institute, the World Wildlife Fund hopes to improve the sustainability of the world's food supply. And it starts by getting major stakeholders talking.
This week, in an effort to improve diversity in the National Football League, commissioner Roger Goodell announced plans to institute a "Rooney Rule" for women. The rule, which was implemented to require that minority candidates be interviewed for coaching positions, will now be used to require the same for female candidates in executive roles.
The Internet Archive launches a new museum for classic viruses—minus the damage to your computer, of course. Also: The American Chemical Society explains how you can make the best nacho cheese ahead of the Super Bowl.
In recent weeks, the Association of Public Health Laboratories has found itself dealing with the Zika virus, which the World Health Organization recently declared a international public health emergency. But even if the association and its members were dealing with a public health situation that wasn't getting Zika's level of attention, they'd still be out front, dealing with potential health risks.
A new survey from the Association of National Advertisers and the Consumer Technology Association finds that innovative startups are increasingly being embraced as part of the marketing ecosystem, but they are held to high standards and must adapt to the needs of large companies.
Groups in the airline industry say that it's been too long since Congress took a look at the state of the airline industry, so the groups have called for the Chamber to research the issue for the first time in more than two decades.
With vendors in the secondary market running into issues as diverse as copyright and difficulty in acquiring parts, a new trade group, the Repair Association, backed by the prominent technology-repair firm iFixit, is looking to tighten some screws.
Supporters of Bernie Sanders will be able to send donations to the presidential candidate through text messages, a first in the sphere of political campaigns. The effort required a marketing firm to negotiate for years with CTIA: The Wireless Association and the Federal Election Commission.
A new report from the Global Business Travel Association finds that travelers who have signed up for the TSA PreCheck program are more likely to enjoy their flying experience than those who don't have it. But with 2 million passengers, the program's growing success means that even the express lanes can back up occasionally.