Nicole Rycroft

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5 Key Takeaways on North America's Most Sustainable Printers
5 Key Takeaways on North America's Most Sustainable Printers

Leadership / Remember Coles Notes? Those magical little study aids that helped bring focus and clarity to even the most mind-numbing of university courses (Hmmm, come to think of it, I wonder what they were printed on?). As a busy professional, I now rely on exactly that kind of trusted analysis in almost all realms of my life - be it which phone to replace my ailing device with, which restaurants serve the best vegetarian fare, where to stay whilst on the road. - 3 years ago

Global Companies Played Key Role in Precedent-Setting Great Bear Conservation Agreement
Global Companies Played Key Role in Precedent-Setting Great Bear Conservation Agreement

Behavior Change / It has taken the combined and herculean efforts of countless individuals, but this week, the vision of the landmark Great Bear Rainforest Agreements has finally been realized. Local communities have a vibrant future and 85 percent of the rainforest in the region is now protected or off-limits to logging. - 3 years ago

New Business Guide Ranks Printers on Forest Sourcing, Sustainability Performance
New Business Guide Ranks Printers on Forest Sourcing, Sustainability Performance

Supply Chain / Meeting your sustainability goals requires partners whose own policies and practices support you in hitting your targets. Printers are the gatekeepers to the eco-qualities of your paper products — be it your annual report or latest marketing materials. The Blueline Report 2015, published by international environmental not-for-profit Canopy, ranks North America’s major printers on a set of 29 sustainability criteria. It is the tool to help you discern if your printer is an environmental leader or just slick at green marketing. - 4 years ago

Attention, Advertisers: Are You Sure You Want to Place Your Ad There?
Attention, Advertisers: Are You Sure You Want to Place Your Ad There?

Leadership / Finding the right media partners for your advertising dollars is a critical part of any brand’s market success. It’s a competitive landscape with new and traditional advertising mediums vying for consumer attention as well as your coveted marketing dollars. And for any brand that is a leader in sustainability, partnering with media outlets that complement your values and sustainability positioning is important. - 5 years ago

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10 Tips for Creating Successful NGO-Brand Partnerships
10 Tips for Creating Successful NGO-Brand Partnerships

Collaboration / Choosing the right NGO partner can be a little like speed dating.When it comes to shifting your business to a brighter, better future, placard-waving eco-activists may not be the first to pop to mind as a suitable partner. But many non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are well-positioned to help leading brands develop innovative solutions that deliver a competitive edge. Of course, as with any business partnership or personal relationship, take time to assess your options before getting involved with an NGO. As they say, there are plenty of fish in the sea — you just need to catch the right one. - 5 years ago

Four World-Changing Examples of NGO-Brand Partnerships
Four World-Changing Examples of NGO-Brand Partnerships

Collaboration / Do you feel that once you’ve met one environmentalist, you’ve met them all … and that each of them comes with a banner in their backpack? If so, and if that’s stopping you from collaborating with them, you’re likely missing out on an opportunity that could help your company gain an important competitive edge. Partnering with environmental non-governmental organizations (ENGOs) can, at the very least, buffer your brand against the perception of “greenwashing” or potentially even spark the development of breakthrough products and systems that revolutionize your business or even your sector. - 6 years ago

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