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Making Meaningful Connections with Stakeholders Through People-Centered Design Thinking
Making Meaningful Connections with Stakeholders Through People-Centered Design Thinking

1 year ago - Throughout the week at SB’18 Vancouver, a host of organizations shared a range of strategies for making meaningful and lasting connections with customers and other stakeholders, while improving their contributions to society.

2017 D&AD Impact Winners Showcase the Power of Creatives to Drive Big Change
2017 D&AD Impact Winners Showcase the Power of Creatives to Drive Big Change

2 years ago - From Visa’s recent Hurricane Harvey spot to Boost Mobile’s “Boost Your Voice” and Whirlpool’s “Care Counts” campaigns, advertising is undergoing a paradigm shift, with brands across industries increasingly moving towards purpose-driven messages that address some of the biggest environmental and social challenges the world faces today.

Cannes Lions: Worst Year Ever Was Best Year Yet for Goodvertising
Cannes Lions: Worst Year Ever Was Best Year Yet for Goodvertising

2 years ago - Leaving Cannes last week, I felt even more schizophrenic than I did during my hard-working years in ad land. On the one hand, it’s been the best year ever in the Festival’s history for advertising that does more than sell snake oil - call it ‘Goodvertising,’ if you will. On the other, it seems like most agencies and marketers are treating the biggest issues of our time as a new trend, as if doing good is simply the ‘new black’ or perhaps pink (judging from the number of women’s equality campaigns on show).

Sustainable Brands Announces 2017 SB Innovation Open Winner
Sustainable Brands Announces 2017 SB Innovation Open Winner

2 years ago -   Detroit Ento wins startup competition at SB’17 Detroit  

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Sustainable Brands Hosts Influential Brand Leaders at SB’17 Detroit
Sustainable Brands Hosts Influential Brand Leaders at SB’17 Detroit

2 years ago - SAN FRANCISO, May 22, 2017 – Sustainable Brands® kicks off its largest community gathering today with Sustainable Brands’17 Detroit at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. Over 2,000 business executives along with their teams from 35+ countries across the globe are attending the conference and Activation Hub. In addition, there is anticipated record breaking livestream viewership in collaboration with Detroit Public Television (DPTV).

Sustainable Brands Unveils Programming for Activation Hub at SB’17 Detroit
Sustainable Brands Unveils Programming for Activation Hub at SB’17 Detroit

2 years ago - SAN FRANCISCO, May 17, 2017 – Sustainable Brands® recently unveiled the session schedule for the Activation Hub at SB’17 Detroit, running May 22-25th at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. The Activation Hub is the action-centered space within the conference program that allows attendees to collaborate on new tools, resources and ideas to accelerate sustainability-led innovation.

Sustainable Brands Seeks Entrepreneurs for Startup Business Competition
Sustainable Brands Seeks Entrepreneurs for Startup Business Competition

2 years ago - SAN FRANCISCO, March 9, 2017 – Sustainable Brands® recently opened submissions for its internationally recognized startup business competition Sustainable Brands Innovation Open (SBIO). Co-sponsored by Whirlpool, and judging platform YouNoodle, the competition will culminate at SB’17 Detroit, May 22-25, with venture finalists presenting their early operational plans to business leaders and investors in the Sustainable Brands community.

Trending: New Technologies Aiming to Turn the Tide on Home, Business Food Waste
Trending: New Technologies Aiming to Turn the Tide on Home, Business Food Waste

3 years ago - As we head into the most gluttonous week of the year here in the U.S., it’s helpful to be reminded that companies large and small continue to churn out new technologies in the ongoing war against food waste – both at the business and consumer level.

Simple Approach Key to Aligning Brand Strategy, Innovation, Goals with the SDGs
Simple Approach Key to Aligning Brand Strategy, Innovation, Goals with the SDGs

3 years ago - It was a packed house on Wednesday afternoon at SB’16 San Diego, where attendees sat on the floor and crowded around the door to hear panelists from companies leading the way in sustainability discuss their strategies, and their personal experiences, in aligning with and addressing the UN SDGs.

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CES 2016: Whirlpool Showcases Latest Home Tech Innovations That Combine 'Smart with Heart'
CES 2016: Whirlpool Showcases Latest Home Tech Innovations That Combine 'Smart with Heart'

3 years ago - This week at CES 2016 in Las Vegas, hundreds of innovators, large and small, will showcase thousands of their latest potentially game-changing technologies in the world of electronics.A CES staple, appliance giant Whirlpool will showcase its Whirlpool® Every day, care™ interactive experience, where attendees can experience the latest product innovations and future design concepts:

Whirlpool, Kohler Commit to Research Project for Net-Zero Water in the Home
Whirlpool, Kohler Commit to Research Project for Net-Zero Water in the Home

4 years ago - Whirlpool Corporation and Kohler will collaborate to identify ways to achieve net-zero water in the home, according to an announcement made this week at SB '15 San Diego.During the conference, representatives from both companies discussed a shared hope to create energy and water advancements that lead to reduced consumption and allow existing buildings to become self-sustaining systems.

How Positive-Impact Homes are Shaping the Future of Smart living: A Case Study
How Positive-Impact Homes are Shaping the Future of Smart living: A Case Study

4 years ago - For Ron Voglewede, Global Sustainability Director at Whirlpool, “doing the right thing the right way” is the only way, “because there is no right way to do the wrong thing.” For Voglewede, the ‘right thing’ means being net positive — where the resources that we produce are at least equal or greater than the resources that we consume; the ‘right way’ requires looking at all stakeholders using systems thinking. In order to do the ‘right thing the right way,’ Voglewede has found that one needs to work on three levels: optimize, innovate, and transform.

Ford Continues Development of Smart Mobility Plan with Research Partnerships, Enhancements
Ford Continues Development of Smart Mobility Plan with Research Partnerships, Enhancements

4 years ago - Earlier this week, Ford’s vision for the future of personal mobility was on display at CES Asia in Shanghai.

With 850,000 Tons of Edible Food Thrown Out Annually in UK, Your Freezer May Be the Solution
With 850,000 Tons of Edible Food Thrown Out Annually in UK, Your Freezer May Be the Solution

4 years ago - Iglo Group, Europe’s largest frozen food company, yesterday launched a coalition with leading waste reduction charity Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP), with the objective of reducing food waste across Europe.

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Industry Partners Publish First Sustainability Standard for Household Cooking Appliances
Industry Partners Publish First Sustainability Standard for Household Cooking Appliances

4 years ago - Whirlpool has announced that nine of its cooking appliances are among the industry’s first certified under the Association for Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) Sustainability Standard for Cooking Products — the first voluntary sustainability standard for household cooking products, developed by AHAM, UL Environment and the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Group.

Strength in Numbers: Erb Institute Harnesses the Power of Consensus
Strength in Numbers: Erb Institute Harnesses the Power of Consensus

4 years ago - Tom Catania’s role at Whirlpool Corporation wasn’t specifically to shape the company’s sustainability efforts. But in more than 25 years with the appliance manufacturer, the last 14 as Vice President for Government Affairs, Catania’s job called on him to help identify public policy conflicts and bring together diverse interests to find consensus.His role at the University of Michigan’s Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise is much the same. “My focus had always been on trying to identify public policy issues and turning them into business opportunities, and I think we were pretty successful at doing that,” Catania said.

Whirlpool Imagines Smart Homes with a Conscience at CES 2015
Whirlpool Imagines Smart Homes with a Conscience at CES 2015

4 years ago - This week at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show, Whirlpool is helping attendees imagine the future of a fully connected home ecosystem — from smart products such as the first connected, donation-enabled laundry pair, to a socially networked kitchen environment concept with smarter surfaces.

Whirlpool Launches First Refrigerator Water Filter Recycling Program
Whirlpool Launches First Refrigerator Water Filter Recycling Program

5 years ago - Whirlpool has announced a new recycling initiative that offers consumers a responsible alternative to throwing out their used refrigerator water filters.Whirlpool typically recommends that consumers replace their refrigerator water filter every six months for optimum performance. However, consumers can now take advantage of the company's Refresh & Recycle mail-in program; a simple way to recycle used refrigerator water filters. Recycled filters will be tested for material content and transformed into concrete aggregate used to build roads and other concrete structures. To make this all happen, Whirlpool says it is partnering with recycling company g2 revolution.

Top 10 Ways Brands Used Their Power to Create a More Sustainable World in 2013
Top 10 Ways Brands Used Their Power to Create a More Sustainable World in 2013

5 years ago - 2013 was a banner year for companies using their muscle to drive transformative change, both internally and globally. Without further ado, here is just a taste of some of the progress we found most inspiring.

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Four World-Changing Examples of NGO-Brand Partnerships
Four World-Changing Examples of NGO-Brand Partnerships

6 years ago - Do you feel that once you’ve met one environmentalist, you’ve met them all … and that each of them comes with a banner in their backpack? If so, and if that’s stopping you from collaborating with them, you’re likely missing out on an opportunity that could help your company gain an important competitive edge. Partnering with environmental non-governmental organizations (ENGOs) can, at the very least, buffer your brand against the perception of “greenwashing” or potentially even spark the development of breakthrough products and systems that revolutionize your business or even your sector.

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