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How Caesars Entertainment Drastically Augmented its ESG Impact

How Caesars Entertainment Drastically Augmented its ESG Impact

‘Job purposing’ is making meaningful contributions to others or societal causes as part of regular work. Caesars showed that helping its sales and conventions departments job purpose was a promising pathway to dramatically augmenting its ESG work — and, thus, its positive societal impact.

BCLC: How a Gambling Corporation Transformed into a Social Purpose Company

A gambling corporation may seem like the antithesis of ‘social good;’ but for BCLC, this is exactly why a gambling company should pivot to a social-purpose model: “People can look and say, ‘Hey, if a gambling company can bring in a social purpose; then, surely my company can do this as well.’”

Just Capital Highlights 100 Companies Advancing Racial Equity, Opportunity for Workers and Communities

Companies cannot afford to ignore racial equity or neglect cultivating inclusive opportunity and mobility; their shareholders, employees, communities and customers are all paying attention to how they bring their commitments to life through action.

How the Sustainability Journey Can Be a Powerful Tool for Change

At a recent Sustainable Brands virtual event, leaders from the CPG, restaurant and IT industries highlighted how they sold important ideas and ambitions around impact and responsibility internally, and how that translates to external success.

Sompo Holdings: Promoting Sustainable Management That Emphasizes Diversity & Inclusion

As she works to transform the company's 130-year-old corporate culture and the implementation of Purpose, we talked with Group Chief Sustainability Officer Ryoko Shimokawa about her vision for sustainable growth for the company and society.

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How to Sell Sustainability as a Key Measure of Business Success

Cross-Posted from Business Case. When companies make bold commitments to sustainability, we all win. Here, we share lessons learned and ongoing challenges from three very different corporate sustainability journeys — to show others on the front lines that they are not alone.

Introducing the Modern, ESG-Fluent Boardroom

Cross-Posted from Leadership. The fiduciary duty of boards and directors is being redefined in the 21st century. The boardroom and its advisors need to unlearn old mindsets, overcome their biases, and embrace he new governance practices.

Measuring What Matters: PMI’s New Sustainability Index

Cross-Posted from New Metrics. As we continue to transform and discover better ways to develop impactful solutions, we hope our transparency and ambitious targets will spark dialogue with those who can help accelerate the pace of change — to question, challenge and engage with us as we work on making PMI better.

3 Key Traits Employers Must Adopt to Succeed in the New World of Work

Work for Impact — a talent acquisition platform that attracts and uplifts underserved jobseekers around the world yearning for greater purpose in employment — is a model for purpose-driven companies to emulate.

A Riddle, Wrapped in a Mystery, Inside an Enigma: New Insights, Approaches to Brand-Led Culture Change

Cross-Posted from Behavior Change. Creating meaningful consumer behavior change remains a ‘white whale’ for Purpose-driven brands. Here, we hear a behavior-first approach to changing culture, needed paradigm shifts for regenerative leadership, and the latest research on meaningfully connecting with dithering consumers.

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Study: Employees Demanding More Meaning from Their Work Than Pre-Pandemic

New report from Allison+Partners, Carol Cone ON PURPOSE and The Harris Poll finds the C-Suite recognizes the imperative for organizational Purpose; yet, lack of alignment across functions threatens impact.

It’s 2022: Are Companies Walking Their Talk on Racial Equity?

Cross-Posted from Walking the Talk. JUST Capital’s 2022 Corporate Racial Equity Tracker reveals progress in key areas; but companies have a long way to go toward implementing meaningful actions that help fundamentally advance racial equity.

Purpose & ESG Are Not Interchangeable; You Need Both

Purpose and ESG are often conflated. Here, three experts explain what makes them different, why you need both, and how to prioritize the gamut of ESG- and Purpose-related activities.

The Purpose Gloves Are Off: How to Not End Up on the Ropes

The United Way Social Purpose Institute offers a free tool to help companies assess and rate the degree to which their purpose is fully embedded across the company and in its relationships. These are the new techniques that purpose players are expected to demonstrate to stay in the ring …

How a Corporate ‘Lifer’ Helped Transform a Century-Old Business into a Sustainability Front Runner

Cross-Posted from From Purpose to Action: Building a Sustainable Future Together. When it comes to making sustainable business a reality, the journey is just as important as the destination. Few companies prove this more than Dow — provider of many of the chemical, plastic and consumer solutions that the world needs to successfully transition to a low-carbon economy.

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It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint: How to Avoid Burnout in Social Impact Careers

Cross-Posted from Walking the Talk. Here, Roshan Paul and Ilaina Rabbat, co-founders of the Amani Institute, provide a dashboard for both aspiring and established changemakers to reflect on their motivation, their limitations and their overall fortitude for life in a social impact career.

Creating a Ripple Effect: Associates at the Heart of Engagement and Innovation

Companies must create opportunities for employees to break down internal and social borders that try to dictate who they are and what they can achieve. By doing so, employees can think beyond their day-to-day role to grow as professionals and individuals, while also creating meaningful value for the company.

WSL: Riding the Wave to Sports Industry Leadership in Sustainability

Cross-Posted from Walking the Talk. The World Surf League has chosen to focus on the specific threats to its “playing field.” This risk-turned-opportunity approach to building a sustainability strategy is the best way for other leagues and teams to ‘find their wave,’ addressing the specific reasons to inspire action.

For the Women at Westlake Chemical, Affinity Wins

As the traditionally male-dominated chemical industry becomes ever more inclusive, women in leadership roles are joining forces to create camaraderie, mentorship and opportunities for professional and personal growth.

New Tool Captures Employee Scope 3 Emissions Data, No Matter Where They Work

New solution from WeSpire, Cox and South Pole dramatically improves how companies measure and reduce employee emissions in hybrid and increasingly remote work environments.

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