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The Time Is Now for Brands to Lead with Higher Values
The Time Is Now for Brands to Lead with Higher Values

WALKING THE TALK - It’s during moments of great difficulty that our authentic selves shine through — and the same is true for companies. Long after the COVID-19 crisis passes, the world won’t forget the values-driven companies that led with a conscience. The time is now to decide: How will your brand be remembered?

#WeStandTogether: What Better Time for Companies to Demonstrate Their Purpose?
#WeStandTogether: What Better Time for Companies to Demonstrate Their Purpose?

COLLABORATION - During this time of crisis, it becomes self-evident that the Sustainable Brands community will provide the leadership and optimism our communities need. Collectively, we were built for this moment.

Pandemic Sees Brand Leaders Putting Purpose Before Profit
Pandemic Sees Brand Leaders Putting Purpose Before Profit

WALKING THE TALK - While the government stalls under pressure to provide necessary aid to the millions affected by COVID-19, a silver lining to this pandemic is being revealed as more and more businesses exemplify efforts to put people before profit.

Trending: Food Startups Find Creative Ways to Release Products Without Expo West
Trending: Food Startups Find Creative Ways to Release Products Without Expo West

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Necessity is the mother of invention. That’s what led many entrepreneurs to create their product or service innovations in the first place — and that adage is definitely in play as businesses large and small are forced to pivot, almost daily, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold.

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Win Inside to Win Outside: Why Company Culture Is Key to Accelerating Your Sustainability Goals
Win Inside to Win Outside: Why Company Culture Is Key to Accelerating Your Sustainability Goals

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - Only 35% of consumers say that working for a purpose-led company is one of the ways that they engage in behaviors to improve their impact on the world. But 81% believe it’s important for their organization’s values to align to their own. We call this gap between values and action the Brand Culture Action Gap™.

Driving Value in the Purpose Economy: It Starts with Supply Chain
Driving Value in the Purpose Economy: It Starts with Supply Chain

SUPPLY CHAIN - Own your sustainability strategy and vision, and make it real. The impact of executing through the supply chain drives growth and company valuation, and protects your brand and society.

2020 Begins the Decade of Benefit Corporations
2020 Begins the Decade of Benefit Corporations

BUSINESS CASE - What are the benefits of benefit corporations and certified B Corporations? Can they really help to lead toward meaningful change for society and the environment? We explored these questions with corporate sustainability expert Tim Greiner, Pure Strategies’ co-founder and Managing Director.

250+ Craft Brewers Join Brewgooder’s #DrinkBeerGiveWater Movement for World Water Day
250+ Craft Brewers Join Brewgooder’s #DrinkBeerGiveWater Movement for World Water Day

COLLABORATION - This World Water Day (March 22), over 250 craft brewers from around the world will launch unique brews, proceeds benefitting The Brewgooder Foundation and its sustainable development projects across Malawi.

B2B Companies Facing ‘Paradox’ When It Comes to Implementing Purpose
B2B Companies Facing ‘Paradox’ When It Comes to Implementing Purpose

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - New report finds 86% of B2B organizations recognizing business case for purpose; but not yet realizing significant impacts for growth via culture, operations, societal engagement.

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Beyond CSR: Next-Generation Standards for Shaping Your Business for Good
Beyond CSR: Next-Generation Standards for Shaping Your Business for Good

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - By equipping yourself and your organization to understand the changing landscape, and setting a strategic course, you can position your company, customers, shareholders, industry and communities to have a more secure, resilient and thriving future.

The 3 Pillars of a Conscious Organisation
The 3 Pillars of a Conscious Organisation

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - A conscious organisation accepts that there are limits to profit and that it should not be the priority. This change is about future-proofing your organisation. It’s not an ‘if’ question — it’s ‘when.’

Why Outsourcing Customer Service Kills Purpose-Driven Brands
Why Outsourcing Customer Service Kills Purpose-Driven Brands

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - In 2013, TOMS made a terrible mistake: We outsourced Customer Service. If you’re building a purpose-driven business and considering a major “cost-cutting” decision, please learn from our mistakes. The “soul” of your brand may be at stake!

2019: The Year of the Civic CEO
2019: The Year of the Civic CEO

MARKETING AND COMMS - New mediums of communication, power and trust produced the Civic CEO, and she is here to stay.

New Clif Bar Scholarship Alleviates Debt to Help College Seniors Pursue Purposeful Careers
New Clif Bar Scholarship Alleviates Debt to Help College Seniors Pursue Purposeful Careers

LEADERSHIP - Clif Bar & Company attributes its success to “not selling out” when the owners walked away from a $120 million buyout offer in 2000.

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7 Ways to Advance Purpose in a Turbulent World
7 Ways to Advance Purpose in a Turbulent World

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - The question is no longer if an organization will engage with society, it’s how. Yet, from Brexit to Trump to Black Lives Matter, how is now harder than ever before. So, throughout the year, we will illuminate the “how” for business and societal impact. We started by asking the Purpose Collaborative – North America’s largest community of purpose, corporate responsibility, and sustainability experts: “What key recommendations would you share with clients to accelerate the impact of their work in 2017?” Their wisdom follows.

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