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Boardroom Power: Blacks on the Board of Directors

For five years now, Black Enterprise has been chronicling the African Americans who serve on the board of directors of America’s largest publicly traded corporations. This year we’ve expanded the universe of companies from the top 300 companies listed on the Standard & Poor’s 500 to the full S&P 500 …

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Japan Is No Place for Single Mothers

TOKYO—Raising a child alone is hard, no matter where you live. But among developed countries, single parents—and they are usually mothers—may be worst off in Japan. There is no such thing, legally, as joint custody in Japan, and women there tend to be the ones financially responsible for their children. …

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America’s Largest Companies With Black Directors

The July-August 2017 issue of Black Enterprise Here are the 303 companies from the S&P 500 with black directors:   3M Co.Abbott LaboratoriesAbbVie Inc.Accenture plc.Acuity Brands Inc.Aetna Inc.Affiliated Managers GroupAFLAC Inc.Akamai Technologies Inc.Allergan plcAlliant Energy Corp.Allstate Corp.Alphabet Inc.Ameren Corp.American Airlines Group Inc.American Electric PowerAmerican Express Co.American International Group Inc.American Tower …

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Rosalind “Roz” Brewer Tapped As New Starbucks COO

Starting in October, Brewer will lead the coffee company’s operating businesses across the Americas Just months after joining the Starbucks board of directors, Rosalind “Roz” Brewer has been appointed as the coffee giant’s new chief operating officer and group president. Her new role takes effect Oct. 2.   Former Sam’s …

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<em>The Atlantic</em> Daily: Back in Session

What We’re Following Let’s Make a Deal: President Trump and Congress agreed on a short-term fiscal package that would provide $8 billion in Hurricane Harvey relief and raise the debt ceiling to avoid a government shutdown. By agreeing to Democratic demands, Trump struck a blow to Republicans and showed he’d …

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