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With 2030 Roadmap, Pernod Ricard Offers More Ways to Wet Your Whistle Responsibly

With 2030 Roadmap, Pernod Ricard Offers More Ways to Wet Your Whistle Responsibly

Today, the beverage giant releases a new. comprehensive sustainability framework, alongside a set of 2030 goals. It joins many of its industry peers in establishing strategies with clearly defined goals and science-based targets.

A Tale of a Ballet Flat, Boba Tea and Fast Fashion

This story is about a lesson learned in the shoe business from an unlikely source: a boba tea drink. At the time, it seemed like an innocuous event in my travels, but I later came to realize it was a profound moment in my career.

The Evolving Landscape of CSR: The Top 5 Trends of the Last 5 Years

Whether it’s in Super Bowl ads or annual financial reports, employee communications or job interviews, companies big and small are talking about how they’re working to address societal challenges.

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

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.

Girlapproved: Connecting AI, Human Evolution and the Future of Business Success

Girlapproved provides deeper causal understanding of not only where we are and how we got here, but how to chart a better course and how to turn the mother ship around, with practical steps to guide us.

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Q&A: Simon Mainwaring on Teaching Companies to ‘Live to Serve Life Itself’

Simon Mainwaring has an “all-hands-on-deck” sense of purpose — and that purpose is to help us find ours.

UK Gov Proposes Tax, Other Incentives to Help End Throwaway Fashion

The Environmental Audit Committee is calling on the UK government to make fashion retailers take responsibility for the waste they create.

A Four-Step Cycle for Strengthening Your Company Culture

Strengthening a culture is not a one-off project; it is truly never-ending.

11 Criteria for Defining, Refining Your Company’s Social Purpose Statement

When a statement is too generic, it can be challenging for employees to connect to it and for the entire organization to be galvanized by that social purpose.

How Caesars Supports the SDGs – and How Your Organization Can, Too

As part of our CSR strategy, we strategically aligned our programming based on three Sustainable Development Goals.

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Is Employee Engagement One of Your New Year Resolutions?

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

Future Shock: Is Higher Education Ready for the Impact?

Industries, companies and governments are retooling for the future, driven by the sustainability imperatives of climate change; resource, food and water scarcity; social polarization and rising income inequality. Universities and colleges are no exception. The future will be won by organizations that were proactive, not those that defended the status quo. As with other industries, the post-secondary sector is undergoing a transition as it explores its reason for existence. Does it equip students and professionals for future roles? Yes. Does it also equip its administrators to contribute their expertise, resources, assets and investments to contribute to societal outcomes? Slowly, but surely.

Q&A: How Social Design Is Creating New Markets, More Engaged Cultures

This is one of a series of interviews by students and alumni from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) with practitioners from the Sustainable Brands community, on a variety of ways organizations can, and are, Redesigning the Good Life.

Self-Disrupt to Redesign the Future of Work

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” — R. Buckminster Fuller

These 8 Core Values Helped My Business Achieve Long-Term Growth

Much has been said about how to grow a company and sustain that growth over time. From building a sales funnel and forming strategic partnerships to implementing the right IT systems and establishing parameters for how employees interact with each other, with management and customers, there is no shortage of advice.

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How MOD Pizza's People-First Culture Drives Growth and Impact

Corporate culture sets the groundwork for how your team interacts with each other and your customers.

When Goals Become Values: The Key to Industrywide Change

Every day, millions of Americans drink, on average, 2.1 cups of coffee; each cup takes about a hundred beans to brew1. Each bean must go through harvesting, wet milling, drying, dry milling, storing, shipping, trucking, roasting, grinding and packaging before it is available for us to pick off a store shelf and bring home to brew. Coffee may be simple to prepare in the home — especially if you have a Keurig machine on your counter — but the work behind such a ubiquitous beverage is incredibly complex and starts, as with most things we love, with people.

10 Burning Questions: PMI on How It Will Create a Smoke-Free Future

Jennifer Motles and her colleagues at Philip Morris International (PMI) are on a crusade to end smoking. They know many of us probably won’t believe them. And they are OK with that; they just want the chance to prove it.

Caesars Begins Straw Phase-Out Plan; Sandals Resorts to Eliminate 21.5M by November

Hospitality giants Sandals Resorts International (SRI) and Caesars Entertainment have joined the growing, cross-sector fight against single-use plastics with ambitious phase-out plans for plastic straws and stirrers.

KPMG, Textile Exchange Develop SDG Roadmap for the Apparel, Retail and Textile Sector

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) offer many business opportunities for companies while addressing critical operational risks, according to a new report produced by audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG LLP; in partnership with the non-profit organization, Textile Exchange: Threading the Needle: Weaving the Sustainable Development Goals into the Textile, Retail and Apparel Industry.

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