The Future of Leadership Is Bold, Brave and Feminine

Procter & Gamble ended an action-packed week at SB’19 Paris by presenting strategies aimed at inspiring sustainable lifestyles for the billions of consumers reached by its brands every day (hear more from P&G about its many-faceted approach to enabling sustainable consumption at SB’19 Detroit!). Speaking of sustainable consumption, we also recently talked better business with Grounded Upcycling and Method‘s Saskia van Gendt. Happy Monday!
BUSINESS
P&G Brands Aim to Expand Leadership in Responsible Consumption
At SB’19 Paris this week, P&G presented a forward-looking framework, including innovation strategies that will inspire and enable responsible consumption for the five billion consumers served by the company’s many brands each day.
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BUSINESS
SB’19 Paris: The Future of Leadership Is Bold, Brave and Feminine
Europe’s largest event on innovation and sustainability, Sustainable Brands ’19 Paris — taking place this week — echoes the growing call for a shift away from ‘command and control’ styles of leadership. Because time is running out…
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COMMUNICATIONS
Sportswear, Outdoor Brands Lead on Transparency; Luxury Is Waking Up
On the sixth anniversary of the devastating Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, which killed over 1,100 garment workers, Fashion Revolution’s most recent Transparency Index indicates slow progress across the industry.
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INNOVATION
Offset Your Coffee Habit with This Waste-Saving Soap
Coffee lovers that hate waste and enjoy feeling fresh, clean and exfoliated — listen up: Grounded Upcycling makes a simple bar of soap that checks all three boxes.
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INNOVATION
SB’19 Paris, Day 3: Confidence, Cautionary Tales About a Tech-Driven Future
As SB’19 Paris wound down to a close, two thought-provoking roundtables on Tech, Science and Ethics explored conflicting views regarding a rise in AI applications; and how, for the next generation of purpose-driven startups, not all investors are created equal.
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SB Blog
Saskia Van Gendt: Her ‘Method’ for Optimism & Innovation
Saskia Van Gendt certainly exudes energy. The type of energy you’d desire from one tasked with spearheading monumental change and being the face of all things hopeful for your company. What’s more, that energy is inherently honest and derived from her core; a mirror image of that which Method, stands for — integrity inside, outside and all along the chain.
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