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Sustainability Expectations Rising in the Construction Industry: Toolkit Can Help

Sustainability Expectations Rising in the Construction Industry: Toolkit Can Help

With rising demands from multiple stakeholders to reduce construction’s environmental impact and accelerate its social benefits, a guide for the sector provides a handy checklist for construction companies to keep up with the times.

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

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.

Amazon Makes Surprise Climate Pledge to Meet Paris Agreement 10 Years Early

The tech giant — until now largely silent re climate goals — commits to net zero carbon by 2040, 100% renewable energy by 2030, $100 million in reforestation projects around the world.

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

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.

Who Said Women’s Sport Is Boring?

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.

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

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

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

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.

Embedded: 5 Factors for Rooting Sustainability in Your Organization

In a recent conversation with Virginie Helias, VP and Chief Sustainability Officer at P&G, we discussed how to successfully embed sustainability. Virginie shared the top five factors that she believes are critical to rooting sustainability within an organization.

Q&A: CEO Steve Cahillane on Kellogg’s Quest to Create ‘Better Days’ for All

Ahead of his main stage talk in Detroit, we caught up with Cahillane to find out what’s in store. While he didn’t reveal the details, here’s what we learned.

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Finally! Companies Using the SDGs to Set Their North Star

These companies will not only make a social difference — they will become an engine for good, attracting the partners, resources and revenues to put their businesses on a profitable path and scaling their potential for impact. A classic win-win, and a high-water mark for purpose.

How Can We All Help Sustain HUMAN Ability?

In this four-part series, Shaw will be exploring trends in where and how we live, and the movement toward more sustainable housing, offices and other buildings that embraces occupant wellbeing.

Community Buy-In: Turning Employees from Cynics to Storytellers

As increasing numbers of organisations make sustainability commitments, transparency around how they are progressing reiterates how hard it can be to turn ambitions into reality. There are many reasons for this; however, a common denominator for those at the start of their sustainability journey is often a lack of internal understanding and desire to change.

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.

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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.

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.

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