Corporate Responsibility

Employees Of 3 MN Cos. Make List Of Fortune 500 "Heroes"

Employees from U.S. Bancorp, Ecolab, and Thrivent were named to Fortune’s “Heroes of the 500” list, which recognizes acts of charity and courage.

June 05, 2014

Thomas Friedman

What MN Values Mean To A Pulitzer Prize Winner (Video)

Thomas Friedman, a New York Times columnist, said he’s “always looking for Minnesota” in each of the subjects he covers.

June 02, 2014

Should Shareholders Overhaul Target’s Board Of Directors?

Twin Cities Business' Dale Kurschner recently questioned the composition of Target’s board; now, a proxy advisor is recommending that shareholders oust the majority of Target directors.

May 28, 2014

Target’s Chairman Is Out; What About the Board?

Maybe William Ackman had the right idea after all.

May 23, 2014

4 Cos. Receive Minnesota Business Ethics Awards

The Minnesota Business Ethics Awards went to Spanlink Communications, Doherty Employment Group, Marvin Windows and Doors, and Restaurant Technologies.

May 15, 2014

Target exec defends company after employee rant on Gawker

Target Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Jeff Jones has responded to a widely discussed email from a mid-level company employee in Minnesota, which is getting a lot of attention...

May 14, 2014

Women's Economic Security Act becomes law on Mother's Day

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signed into law a wide-ranging measure that aims at closing the gender pay gap and providing safer workplaces for women. The Women’s Economic Security Act is...

May 11, 2014

Target interim CEO: Target 'cannot pause' during leadership transition

 Target’s interim CEO John Mulligan said he will be more than a caretaker as he takes over at the top of the Minnesota-based retail giant. Target’s former chief financial officer said...

May 07, 2014

7 MN Cos. Among “100 Best Corporate Citizens”

Corporate Responsibility magazine named Ecolab, 3M, General Mills, Mosaic, Target, Hormel, and Medtronic to its 2014 list.

April 29, 2014

General Mills' Golden Valley headquarters

3 MN Companies Rank Highly For Diversity

Based on their responses to a 300-question survey, General Mills, Target, and Medtronic were ranked in the top 50 companies with the best diversity policies.

April 24, 2014

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