Innovation labs, technology scouting outposts and accelerator programs to invest in startups have become ubiquitous in large companies, as have regularly-scheduled hackathons or idea challenges that invite employees to develop and pitch new ideas.
Yet, in some companies, all of that activity adds up to nothing more than “innovation theater.” In others, it actually yields a stream of internal improvements; new products and services; experiments with different business models; and investments in fledgling companies that are connecting with new customer segments.
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February 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Even as brands and CSR professionals step up their efforts on sustainability and purpose, they need the guidance and collaboration of nonprofits as experts in their fields. And as individual giving is on the decline, corporate partnerships are on the rise — and are necessary for mutual growth.
At Kindred 2020, nonprofits will have the opportunity to connect and forge new partnerships with brands, CSR professionals, and cultural leaders that align with their missions, and enable them to do more, faster — at a time when we urgently need it.
To avoid the worst climate impacts, global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions will need to drop by half in the next 10 years and stay the course to a 2050 net-zero emissions horizon. Companies are being tasked to realign their strategies and operations in-line with these tightened goals. But what does that mean in practice? How can businesses realign business models without impacting current success?
Reserve your seat at our 2020 webinar and hear from Novo Nordisk, Schneider Electric and WWF on their net-zero journey.
Join senior executives from WBCSD, Fenix Outdoor International and MAFH – Sustainability for the one-hour webinar discussion on 19th February at 12.00 GMT
February 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As the world embarks on a new decade, business arrives with a level of urgency and necessity to deliver for people, planet, purpose and profit not previously seen before. The 2020s have been earmarked as being the decade that makes the difference, where key environmental issues are tackled.
Only 87 days left until Kindred 2020 — the event for sustainable, purpose-led business transformation
February 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The good news: Everyone now cares about CSR.
The bad news: Everyone thinks they know how to run it.
As sustainability and purpose finally become top priorities for businesses, the number of organizational stakeholders is growing. So what’s CSR’s rightful place in the C-suite? When CSR is everyone’s job, what happens to the specialists?
February 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC) named FCA North America Head of Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Scott Thiele as Chairman of the Board for the next two years, leading the group’s efforts to advance opportunities for minority-owned businesses. He replaces DTE Chief Procurement Officer Tony Tomczak.