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How to Drive Business Model Transformation from Inside Your Company
How to Drive Business Model Transformation from Inside Your Company

Organizational Change / I attended a half-dozen panels during the first three days at SB ‘15 San Diego, each addressing a specific business function. I listened closely as experts shared case studies on incorporating sustainability into marketing, supply chain, employee engagement, etc. But it wasn’t until this Thursday morning breakout session, on the final day of the conference, that we finally seemed to tie it all together. - 9 years ago

How Gamification, Education, Cultural Immersion Could Be the Holy Grail of Employee Engagement
How Gamification, Education, Cultural Immersion Could Be the Holy Grail of Employee Engagement

Organizational Change / In the effort to reach new milestones in employee engagement, we must recognize that the process is a journey. Successful corporate responsibility efforts must be embedded throughout the organization, as exemplified by the fine examples from this panel at SB ‘15 San Diego.Susan Hunt Stevens, founder of WeSpire, welcomed everyone to this Wednesday afternoon breakout session on gamification, educational services and culture shifts in employee engagement. According to an oft-cited statistics this week, more than half of employees are disengaged at work. - 9 years ago

#SB15sd: How to Make Mainstream Consumers Give a Sh*t
#SB15sd: How to Make Mainstream Consumers Give a Sh*t

Stakeholder Trends and Insights / For me, this was hands-down the most entertaining session of SB ‘15 San Diego. If you ever get the opportunity to attend a panel moderated by Edelman's Henk Campher, I highly recommend it.He set the mood for 60-minute breakout by welcoming everyone to “the panel on sustainable fracking.” Then we quickly dove into conversation on turning consumers into activists.Or as Campher put it, “Why should anyone give a shit?” - 9 years ago

How Starbucks, Kimberly-Clark, Stonyfield Farm Link Transparency to Supply Chain Performance
How Starbucks, Kimberly-Clark, Stonyfield Farm Link Transparency to Supply Chain Performance

Supply Chain / As I settled in to the back right corner of the Mission Bay room for a Tuesday afternoon breakout session on Supply Chain Performance, I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect. All of my previous panels at SB ‘15 San Diego had focused on consumer or employee engagement, so I was bracing myself for much drier dialogue. - 9 years ago

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#SB15sd: How to Design One-Click Impact Investment Opportunities for Employees
#SB15sd: How to Design One-Click Impact Investment Opportunities for Employees

Organizational Change / Tuesday, day two of SB ‘15 San Diego, marked a transition from workshops to breakout sessions and this morning’s session on practical tips and case studies for employee engagement featured a star-studded lineup of experts from Kiva, Google, HP and HIP Investor.We kicked things off with a welcome from WeSpire, host sponsor of the “Workplace of the Future” track, who asked the question: How do we give employees the opportunity to bring their best selves to work? - 9 years ago

How Can We Get Marketers to See the Value in Sustainability?
How Can We Get Marketers to See the Value in Sustainability?

Stakeholder Trends and Insights / Following an energy-filled morning at SB ‘15 San Diego, David Hawksworth of Given London kicked off an afternoon workshop by asking, “How do we combine the skills of marketing and sustainability professionals?” - 9 years ago

How Can Social Good and Profit Coexist in a Brand?
How Can Social Good and Profit Coexist in a Brand?

Product, Service & Design Innovation / SB ‘15 San Diego kicked off Monday morning, with Paradise Point in Mission Bay serving as an inspirational backdrop to what promises to be a thought-provoking week of workshops, networking and breakout sessions. - 9 years ago