Stories About Employee Engagement

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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.

Partnerships, Recyclable K-Cups® Helping Keurig Dr Pepper Towards Waste-Reduction Goals
Partnerships, Recyclable K-Cups® Helping Keurig Dr Pepper Towards Waste-Reduction Goals

COLLABORATION - What happens when an ethical coffee company merges with a major soda group? Chief Sustainability Officer Monique Oxender told us more about Keurig Dr Pepper and its new “Drink Well, Do Good” platform.

Q&A: Shaw on Flooring That’s Good for More Than the Feet
Q&A: Shaw on Flooring That’s Good for More Than the Feet

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - The floor beneath our feet can mean so little, or so much. We caught up with Susan Farris, VP of Sustainability Corporate Communications, to learn more about how Shaw’s focus on sustainability is evolving alongside the market.

3 Ways Your Company Can Answer the Business Roundtable’s Call to Support Communities
3 Ways Your Company Can Answer the Business Roundtable’s Call to Support Communities

LEADERSHIP - Last month, 181 CEOs in the Business Roundtable (BRT) agreed to new principles for how corporations should act. But how can we develop policies, strategies and programs that really do “support the communities in which we work,” as the principles state?

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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.

In Era of Employee Activism, Is It Time to Give Your Staff Full Control?
In Era of Employee Activism, Is It Time to Give Your Staff Full Control?

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - After a year as an employee-owned company, a “new sense of pride and unity” across the business has resulted in a 10% sales uplift for Riverford, and the best sales year recorded in its 30-year history.

Raising the Purpose Banner (Again) Is Only the Start
Raising the Purpose Banner (Again) Is Only the Start

WALKING THE TALK - It is progress when communications and CSR teams unite under the purpose banner. But it is critical that executive teams and their Boards hot-wire purpose into the core of their business strategy.

SB’19 Detroit: Reaching Deep Into Communities to Cultivate Tomorrow’s Changemakers
SB’19 Detroit: Reaching Deep Into Communities to Cultivate Tomorrow’s Changemakers

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - Throughout the week at SB’19 Detroit, we were pleasantly struck by the theme that emerged of brands cultivating leaders and changemakers from unlikely places and in unique ways.

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.

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SB’19 Detroit: Brands Large and Small on Driving the Change They Wish to See in the World
SB’19 Detroit: Brands Large and Small on Driving the Change They Wish to See in the World

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - SB’19 Detroit was off to an engaging start this week, with powerhouses including Allbirds, Cisco, Eileen Fisher and Timberland comparing notes with rising craft brands and even Little Miss Flint on the most effective ways to continue to drive change toward a healthy, sustainable future.

Is Employee Engagement One of Your New Year Resolutions?
Is Employee Engagement One of Your New Year Resolutions?

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - An engaged workforce is critical to an organization’s success, no matter what products or services you’re selling.

Employee Engagement 3.0: How Starbucks, Unilever Go the Extra Mile
Employee Engagement 3.0: How Starbucks, Unilever Go the Extra Mile

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - Last week, over 2,000 representatives from our global community of sustainability practitioners, brand strategists, product and service innovators, thought leaders and other change-makers converged at SB’18 Vancouver to share their latest insights on a multitude of themes pertinent to all of those committed to improving business around the world. Here, we dig into brand and organizational efforts to recruit, retain and support an engaged workforce — and go the extra mile for employees in need.

Winning Over the Purpose-Focused Employee
Winning Over the Purpose-Focused Employee

MARKETING AND COMMS - This is the second in a series of articles examining how business leaders and companies can transform their corporate culture in order to succeed in the midst of the impending Purpose Revolution.

16 Ways Your Company Can ‘Walk the Walk’ on Climate Change
16 Ways Your Company Can ‘Walk the Walk’ on Climate Change

LEADERSHIP - The People’s Climate March is coming to Washington, DC on April 29th. Businesses and their employees can take part and show their support for climate action.

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How Employee Engagement Helped All MillerCoors' Major Breweries Go Landfill-Free
How Employee Engagement Helped All MillerCoors' Major Breweries Go Landfill-Free

WASTE NOT - MillerCoors, the second largest brewer in the US, announced on Wednesday that all of its major breweries have achieved landfill-free operations.The Fort Worth Brewery in Texas was the final of its eight sites to reach the milestone, after the facility engaged a 'Sustainability Employee Council' that focused on changing employee behaviors and making recycling easier and more accessible.

Employee Engagement for Purpose-Driven Business 101 (or 5 Reasons Clif Bar Employees Are So Damn Happy)
Employee Engagement for Purpose-Driven Business 101 (or 5 Reasons Clif Bar Employees Are So Damn Happy)

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - While more and more companies are becoming focused on a triple bottom line — in which they prioritize the health of people and planet in addition to profit — Clif Bar founder Gary Erickson took the sentiment further back in 2000, when he decided to not take a $120 million payout and instead focus on sustaining the health of five bottom lines: Business, Brand, Community, Planet and People. As CEO Kevin Cleary said during a recent “Feed Your Adventure” tour of Clif’s Emeryville headquarters: “In any given year, we incent ourselves and say we have to deliver on all of them — if you deliver on Business, but you don’t deliver on the rest, that isn’t delivering shareholder value.”

SAP: Increased Employee Engagement Helping Bottom Line
SAP: Increased Employee Engagement Helping Bottom Line

NEW METRICS - German software company SAP’s operating profit improves EUR35 million ($38 million) to EUR45 million ($49 million) when its employee engagement index rises one percentage point, according to the company’s 2014 integrated report.The financial impact of a higher employee engagement index results, among other things, from the fact that dedicated employees are more innovative and absent from work fewer days. Likewise, because they are more loyal to the company, there is less missed revenue and less recruiting and training costs traditionally associated with higher turnover rates.

Employee Engagement = Happy Talent = Higher Revenue
Employee Engagement = Happy Talent = Higher Revenue

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - What if 100 percent of your employees were engaged in your business? According to Gallup, that would translate to an increase of anywhere from $450-550B in increased revenue for US companies alone. Those are daunting numbers in the macro. But what matters is how it translates to your business. Even if it were only 1 percent of your revenue, wouldn’t you want to know?

Employee Engagement: Why Motivating the Elephant Is Better Than Rewarding the Rider
Employee Engagement: Why Motivating the Elephant Is Better Than Rewarding the Rider

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - Many organisations are grappling with the same question: How do we create an employee reward and recognition programme designed to deliver widely adopted and sustained pro-environmental behaviours?

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Saatchi & Saatchi S Drives Employee Engagement with 'Do One Thing'
Saatchi & Saatchi S Drives Employee Engagement with 'Do One Thing'

PRESS RELEASE - At Saatchi & Saatchi S we believe that employees are not only the heart and soul of a company: they are a company’s greatest asset in propelling and achieving its sustainability vision. At its most inspirational, employee engagement is also about magnifying the power of individual actions to effect large-scale change.

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