Brief What if Cities Challenged Local Businesses to Reinvent Social Responsibility?
Don Baylor, Shayne Spaulding
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This brief explores how cities might improve job quality by increasing transparency around the public, employee, and firm impacts of local employers’ business models. Cities could curate and publish these data in “report cards” to inform the decisions of consumers and policymakers, and motivate firms to compete with each other as socially responsible employers.
Research Areas Wealth and financial well-being Neighborhoods, cities, and metros Social safety net
Tags Inequality and mobility Community and economic development
Policy Centers Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center