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Super Bowl’s $5.6M Question: Can Snickers Really Fix the World?
Super Bowl’s $5.6M Question: Can Snickers Really Fix the World?

MARKETING AND COMMS - At least the game was fun to watch, because this year’s commercials make the United Nations’ sixth edition of the Global Environment Outlook report seem like interesting reading. This year, corporate America chose to laugh rather than voice an opinion.

Tech for a Better World: A Look at Standout Products from CES 2020
Tech for a Better World: A Look at Standout Products from CES 2020

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Health. Accessibility. Food. Smart everything. CES 2020 showed that technology should not only be about greater speed or convenience in our lives — it should positively impact people and the world.

Rwanda’s Akilah Institute: Where Women Mean Business
Rwanda’s Akilah Institute: Where Women Mean Business

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Two US beverage companies are working to empower tea and coffee growers in Rwanda, many of whom are women. Both companies are working to engage Akilah Institute students in hands-on learning in the coffee and tea industries, to open their eyes to the possibilities in their country.

Gen Z Believes in Its Own Power to Make Change, But That Companies Must Lead the Way
Gen Z Believes in Its Own Power to Make Change, But That Companies Must Lead the Way

MARKETING AND COMMS - While Gen Zers feel personally responsible to make a difference and 76% believe we will have made headway on important issues in five years’ time, 90% also believe companies must drive action on social and environmental issues.

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94 Mayors Recognize Global Climate Emergency, Support Global Green New Deal
94 Mayors Recognize Global Climate Emergency, Support Global Green New Deal

LEADERSHIP - At the C40 Summit in Copenhagen, mayors of 94 cities herald a Global Green New Deal to “drive an urgent, fundamental and irreversible transfer of global resources away from fossil fuels and into action that averts the climate emergency.”

It’s Official: LGBT-Positive Policies Do Enhance Corporate Performance. Here’s How and Why
It’s Official: LGBT-Positive Policies Do Enhance Corporate Performance. Here’s How and Why

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - LGBT employees still lack proper legal protection in more than half of all US states. But according to recent research, there is no doubt that LGBT-inclusive companies attract better talent and decrease employee turnover.

Increasing the Number of Women in STEM: A Tool to Help Companies Get Started
Increasing the Number of Women in STEM: A Tool to Help Companies Get Started

PRESS RELEASE - On Women's Equality Day, Abbott is publishing a blueprint for creating a high school STEM internship aimed at exposing young people, particularly girls, to STEM early; and empowering other companies to download and use it.

Who Said Women’s Sport Is Boring?
Who Said Women’s Sport Is Boring?

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - Yes, the summer of 2019 will be remembered for an awesome performance from the US Women’s National Soccer Team at the FIFA Women’s World Cup. But, it will also be remembered for an extraordinary demonstration of the power of women’s sport to be about much more than just sport.

How Brands Can Better Employ Empathy During Pride
How Brands Can Better Employ Empathy During Pride

WALKING THE TALK - Although June is the perfect milestone to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community, our hope is that brand efforts and progress last throughout the year — and simply become another part of doing good business.

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SB’19 Detroit: Brands Influencing Better Behaviors, Legislation, Supply Chains
SB’19 Detroit: Brands Influencing Better Behaviors, Legislation, Supply Chains

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - On the fourth and final day of SB’19 Detroit, a host of brands shared lessons learned from efforts to engage consumers on everything from more sustainable food choices and healthier masculinity to much-needed changes in policy.

The ‘Secret Sauce’ of Inclusion, Governance — Inside and Outside the Brand
The ‘Secret Sauce’ of Inclusion, Governance — Inside and Outside the Brand

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - At SB’19 Detroit, Burt's Bees, Caesars Entertainment, Dave’s Killer Bread, Gap, Kellogg, Patagonia, P&G and more shared insights and strategies aimed at addressing governance inside and outside their organizations.

Caesars Shares Lessons Learned on Integrating Inclusion, Sustainability
Caesars Shares Lessons Learned on Integrating Inclusion, Sustainability

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - As part of our commitment to exploring the intersections of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and sustainable practices, three of our leaders will take part in discussions on the topic next week at SB'19 Detroit.

SB’19 Paris, Day 3: Confidence, Cautionary Tales About a Tech-Driven Future
SB’19 Paris, Day 3: Confidence, Cautionary Tales About a Tech-Driven Future

THE NEXT ECONOMY - As SB’19 Paris wound down to a close, two thought-provoking roundtables on Tech, Science and Ethics explored conflicting views regarding a rise in AI applications; and how, for the next generation of purpose-driven startups, not all investors are created equal.

SB’19 Paris: The Future of Leadership Is Bold, Brave and Feminine
SB’19 Paris: The Future of Leadership Is Bold, Brave and Feminine

LEADERSHIP - Europe’s largest event on innovation and sustainability, Sustainable Brands '19 Paris — taking place this week — echoes the growing call for a shift away from ‘command and control’ styles of leadership. Because time is running out…

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Solar Mamas: Empowering Women to ‘Flip the Switch’ to Better Health, Renewable Energy
Solar Mamas: Empowering Women to ‘Flip the Switch’ to Better Health, Renewable Energy

CLEANTECH - Law firm Hogan Lovells has partnered with Barefoot College International to empower mostly illiterate women from off-grid areas around the world by training them as solar engineers, or “Solar Mamas.”

Wisdom Fund Aims to Close Lending Gap for Women
Wisdom Fund Aims to Close Lending Gap for Women

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - New impact investment vehicle provides funding to underserved women of color and low-income women entrepreneurs across the US.

'The Voice of Society': Why Your Company Could Use a ‘Social Board’ of Directors
'The Voice of Society': Why Your Company Could Use a ‘Social Board’ of Directors

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - The board of directors of any organization exists to provide vision and guidance. Ideally, they are meant to steer companies in the right direction, and keep them out of trouble.

5 Cultural Shifts Brands Should Adapt to in 2019
5 Cultural Shifts Brands Should Adapt to in 2019

MARKETING AND COMMS - 2018 marked some pretty major cultural changes, and that’s going to have effects on brand identity development.

Brands Expand Partnerships, Amplify Messaging in Support of Gender Equality
Brands Expand Partnerships, Amplify Messaging in Support of Gender Equality

MARKETING AND COMMS - adidas, Diageo and HP launch new films and campaigns, while PepsiCo tackles gender equality in agriculture for International Women’s Day.

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Trust Barometer’s Pressure Points Reveal Huge Opportunity for Purpose-Driven Companies
Trust Barometer’s Pressure Points Reveal Huge Opportunity for Purpose-Driven Companies

BUSINESS CASE - The mass population is far more skeptical of institutions than the informed public, only one in five people believes the system is working for them, and large majorities express a sense of injustice and a desire for change.

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