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How Fusing Purpose and Employee Experience Is Creating ‘Win-Wins’ for the Greater Good
How Fusing Purpose and Employee Experience Is Creating ‘Win-Wins’ for the Greater Good

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - A positive company culture provides a foundation for an organization’s beliefs, values and business approach. But this can only be sustained by staying true to the company’s core values.

‘Doing the Doable’: How Alight Helps 4M Displaced People a Year & How Businesses Can Become Allies
‘Doing the Doable’: How Alight Helps 4M Displaced People a Year & How Businesses Can Become Allies

COLLABORATION - Alight CEO Jocelyn Wyatt shares how the NGO works to give the world’s displaced people a voice — and how businesses can catapult this movement of helping restore their security, dignity and opportunity.

New Certification Raises Bar for Restaurant Sustainability Practices
New Certification Raises Bar for Restaurant Sustainability Practices

WALKING THE TALK - The Food Made Good Sustainability Standard is the only certification designed to measure restaurants’ social and environmental impacts, wherever they are in the world. It also highlights areas for improvement and provides credibility in communicating sustainability practices to customers.

Human-Centered Design Prioritizes Health, Wellbeing and Regeneration
Human-Centered Design Prioritizes Health, Wellbeing and Regeneration

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - HOK’s design focus is not only on reducing building emissions, but also the environmental impact of materials and the health of building occupants. The firm's regenerative design studio also explores how buildings can be net positive for the environment.

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Inventive Incentive Programs Nudge Travelers Over Knowledge-Action Gap
Inventive Incentive Programs Nudge Travelers Over Knowledge-Action Gap

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - An increasingly popular strategy for closing this gap is incentivizing ways for travelers to “give back” through actions that benefit the environment and local communities.

Community-Inclusive Supply Chain Helping Regenerate Ecosystems, Economies in South Asia
Community-Inclusive Supply Chain Helping Regenerate Ecosystems, Economies in South Asia

THE NEXT ECONOMY - By thinking of suppliers more as business partners, companies such as Tengri are creating new models for ethical, regenerative supply chains.

Lessons in Brand-Led Culture Change: Righting Wrongs, Scaling Impact and Recovering from Pushback
Lessons in Brand-Led Culture Change: Righting Wrongs, Scaling Impact and Recovering from Pushback

MARKETING AND COMMS - As Brand-Led Culture Change drew to a close, a number of insightful discussions got down to brass tacks and shared lessons learned while facing a number of nearly ubiquitous brand challenges.

Uncertain Times Require Decisive Brand Action: Blazing New Trails in Brand Activism
Uncertain Times Require Decisive Brand Action: Blazing New Trails in Brand Activism

MARKETING AND COMMS - On the final morning of Brand-Led Culture Change, keynote speakers tackled topics ranging from impactful partnerships and walking your ESG talk to the role of brands in creating a new ‘American Dream.’

There May Finally Be Hope for Environmental and Climate Justice. Can We Capitalize on It?
There May Finally Be Hope for Environmental and Climate Justice. Can We Capitalize on It?

CLEANTECH - This work is vast. But success would build a more inclusive, just and sustainable economy and society — shaped by our shared opportunities rather than our risks, by prosperity rather than poverty, of positivity over negativity.

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How 2 Community-Focused Models Are Creating Value for Filipino Coconut Farmers
How 2 Community-Focused Models Are Creating Value for Filipino Coconut Farmers

SUPPLY CHAIN - Creating truly sustainable models that benefit local communities is a serious and often challenging commitment. But the benefits can be tremendous — both for the business and those in impoverished rural farming regions.

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance Unveils Five-Year, Net-Positive Industry Strategy
Sustainable Hospitality Alliance Unveils Five-Year, Net-Positive Industry Strategy

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - The Alliance’s vision for net-positive hospitality includes standardizing sustainability metrics across the industry and a shared vision for giving back to destination communities more than it takes.

High-Quality, Nature-Based Solutions in Indonesia: Allying with Communities, Restoring Ecosystems
High-Quality, Nature-Based Solutions in Indonesia: Allying with Communities, Restoring Ecosystems

COLLABORATION - When implemented thoughtfully, nature-based climate-action projects support biodiversity and connect communities, governments and other organizations to make long-lasting, impactful changes that no one group could do alone.

Estée Lauder Companies Advances Financial Literacy for Women in Shea Supply Chain
Estée Lauder Companies Advances Financial Literacy for Women in Shea Supply Chain

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - The ELC Charitable Foundation’s work supports programs at the intersection of environmental sustainability and social impact, including investments in communities around the ELC supply chain.

Fashion Industry’s 4 Largest Women’s-Empowerment Programs ‘RISE’ to Scale Impact
Fashion Industry’s 4 Largest Women’s-Empowerment Programs ‘RISE’ to Scale Impact

SUPPLY CHAIN - RISE will build on the proven approaches and expertise of the four founding organizations, delivered through a growing network of local partners in Bangladesh, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia, India, Egypt and Pakistan.

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Corporate Leaders: Solve Hiring Needs by Embracing Second-Chance Employment
Corporate Leaders: Solve Hiring Needs by Embracing Second-Chance Employment

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - Whether you’re looking at this from a business case or human case perspective, it’s on us to shift the narrative around second-chance hiring and give people a fresh start and an honest chance at economic mobility.

30 Companies Restoring the Planet — and Our Hope for a Better World
30 Companies Restoring the Planet — and Our Hope for a Better World

WALKING THE TALK - In 'Working to Restore,' writer Esha Chhabra highlights 30 companies around the world that embody a truly regenerative approach to business.

re:loom Is Helping the Unhoused, Refugees and Low-Income Women Weave a Better Life
re:loom Is Helping the Unhoused, Refugees and Low-Income Women Weave a Better Life

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - The organization provides paid, on-site job training for weavers, 100% healthcare coverage and opportunities to engage in re:loom’s operations while creating upcycled housewares and accessories.

GRI Update Enforces Imperative of Transparency Around Businesses’ Impacts on Human Rights
GRI Update Enforces Imperative of Transparency Around Businesses’ Impacts on Human Rights

MARKETING AND COMMS - GRI’s new materiality and impact requirements help businesses realign their priorities to address interlinked issues around shareholder value creation and ESG. Without assessing risks and impact on both ends, businesses have and will continue to fail.

Markets Will Reward Brands That Are De-Risking Their Supply Chains
Markets Will Reward Brands That Are De-Risking Their Supply Chains

SUPPLY CHAIN - While the volatility of economic change around us can be distracting, one thing remains clear: A new generation of expectations is shifting business for good.

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Facing Wicked Problems? You Need to Stop Leading Alone
Facing Wicked Problems? You Need to Stop Leading Alone

LEADERSHIP - Wicked problems are solved by seeing problems and solutions in new ways, by working with people with very different skills and approaches. As we frequently tell our clients, ‘Uncomfortable does not have to mean unnavigable.’

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