June 7-9: Brand-Led Culture Change Virtual Event

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#SB15SD: How to Inform Supply Chain Engagement Strategy with the Latest Data
#SB15SD: How to Inform Supply Chain Engagement Strategy with the Latest Data

Cleantech / With nearly 500 eco-labels in 200 countries and across 25 industry sectors, it is easy for both consumers and producers to get confused. A Thursday morning panel at SB ’15 San Diego featuring Sheila Bonini, CEO of The Sustainability Consortium (TSC), and Adam Gordon, Supply Chain Account Manager at CDP, shared two innovative ways of addressing that challenge. - 6 years ago

How Continuously Proactive Supply Chain Engagement Can Be Crucial in Building Brands
How Continuously Proactive Supply Chain Engagement Can Be Crucial in Building Brands

Supply Chain / This afternoon panel on Wednesday, day three of SB '15 San Diego, offered a unique opportunity to hear from a diverse group of companies, both large and small, national and global, spanning several industries, and with different degrees of complexity in their supply chains. With the help of moderator Bonnie Nixon, former supply chain sustainability for companies such as HP and Mattel, the group offered insights into several potential trends: - 6 years ago

How to Pool Collective Leadership & Go Beyond Nudging, Gaming and Competing to Engage Employees
How to Pool Collective Leadership & Go Beyond Nudging, Gaming and Competing to Engage Employees

Organizational Change / It's an incredible, mostly missed opportunity: 70 percent of U.S. workers are not engaged at work, and yet organizations with high employee engagement have 147 percent higher earnings per share. Not surprisingly, employee engagement was one of the major topics this week at SB '15 San Diego. - 6 years ago

How Positive-Impact Homes are Shaping the Future of Smart living: A Case Study
How Positive-Impact Homes are Shaping the Future of Smart living: A Case Study

Product, Service & Design Innovation / For Ron Voglewede, Global Sustainability Director at Whirlpool, “doing the right thing the right way” is the only way, “because there is no right way to do the wrong thing.” For Voglewede, the ‘right thing’ means being net positive — where the resources that we produce are at least equal or greater than the resources that we consume; the ‘right way’ requires looking at all stakeholders using systems thinking. In order to do the ‘right thing the right way,’ Voglewede has found that one needs to work on three levels: optimize, innovate, and transform. - 6 years ago

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The Key to Transformational Change Leadership? Holonomic Thinking
The Key to Transformational Change Leadership? Holonomic Thinking

Leadership / “What happens when you cut a hologram in half?” Maria Moraes Robinson and Simon Robinson asked as a prelude to sharing what holonomic thinking means. When you cut a photograph in half, you get two separate images, but when you cut a hologram in half, the whole image can still be seen in each piece. Holonomic thinking represents a shift in consciousness from understanding an organization as a collection of individual parts, departments or programs, seen separately, to seeing the organization as a whole that expresses itself and comes into presence in the various individual parts. It means “standing in front of a customer or partner and being able to express the organization as a whole, being different and at the same time being the same.” - 6 years ago

How Can We Assess the Future-Fitness, or True Sustainability, of Our Businesses?
How Can We Assess the Future-Fitness, or True Sustainability, of Our Businesses?

New Metrics / Geoff Kendall, co-founder and CEO of the Future-Fit Foundation, set the stage by calling into question most of the existing sustainability performance metrics, which he believes are sending business leaders and investors the wrong signals; “if someone with the illustrious name of Dow Jones can tell the CEO and investors of an oil company that it is 85 percent sustainable, something is wrong.” Kendall explained why existing approaches to performance metrics are limited: 1) some metrics measure progress relative to a baseline year but this does not tell us where a company should be; 2) other metrics evaluate companies relative to best practice or peers but that encourages compan - 6 years ago

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