Award recognises outstanding business leaders, across the world, who are combining profit and purpose to help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals
LONDON, October 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Meaningful Business, a global platform for leaders combining profit and purpose, has announced the 2nd edition of the Meaningful Business 100 (MB100) recognising outstanding contribution of business leaders in support of the UN 2030 agenda.
The MB100 was curated by an expert panel of 16 judges, following a global nomination process. The platform received over 500 nominations from 70 countries, with each one scored across 5 key areas: Impact, Leadership, Innovation, Durability and Scope.
We are currently halfway through Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a month that has historically dominated the cause marketing scene, but this year is a bit different. With almost 8 million cases of coronavirus in the U.S., it’s important to remember the fact that 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime.
While the globe still reels from the continued impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, other threats loom on the horizon. Indeed, some pundits are reminding us not to lose sight of other crises – including climate change.
In the context of the news this week, we find ourselves in another pivotal moment. Not only is it Climate Week, but the U.S. faced yet another racial injustice in Breonna Taylor’s court ruling. Today’s newsletter addresses these issues and how they, and so many other issues of today, intersect.
Myriad studies from reputable institutions, especially today, prove how stakeholders expect companies to lead with a Purpose-first approach, but far fewer dive into the executive mindset on this philosophy. This research unpacks the many dimensions of Purpose through the lens of the executive leader.
This month we celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month. It kicks off on the important date of September 15th, the anniversary of independence for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. As the largest ethnic community in the United States, representing 60.6 million individuals across the nation, there is a lot to celebrate – and companies are joining in.
As the 2020 presidential election looms during the continued effects of coronavirus, even the act of voting has become a public health risk. That, combined with daily news stories sharing new obstacles to voting (such as slow mail times, removal of mail boxes and the closing of polling stations), has made the topic of voting a major concern for many. To encourage voting in a time where the barriers seem higher than ever before, companies are getting involved. Here are top examples from this week of brands unveiling their efforts around voting access and education:
As we continue our Porter Novelli Purpose Tracker series, one thing has continued to be confirmed through our research: employees must be an essential stakeholder – not only during the current crisis, but always.
The COVID-19 pandemic and continued social unrest have made it clear that now, more than ever, companies must not only protect the health and safety of employees – but allow them to thrive while at work and in their homes.
The COVID-19 pandemic, a reckoning of social justice, a global recession, and a resounding call to action for all sectors to more deeply drive impact has fundamentally altered business today. To ensure short-term survival and long-term success, businesses must now consider the quickly changing expectations of their full range of stakeholders – employees, communities, consumers, investors and partners – and embrace the intersectionality of the issues we face as people, in business and around the world.