Results for Speaking Out

Audible celebrates 30,000th lunch and winning community investment strategy

Audible celebrates 30,000th lunch and winning community investment strategy

April 01, 2020 Once a week, Amazon-owned audio entertainment company, Audible, gives $15 each to hundreds of employees, for them to buy lunch in the local community in Newark. This initiative has pumped hundreds of thousands of dollars into the city’s economy and hit its 30,000th meal milestone on 4 March, where Audible Founder and Executive Chairman, Don Katz, Mayor Ras Baraka and Newark Alliance Chief Executive Officer, Aisha Glover, joined employees for lunch to celebrate. Read more >
Tech giants support start-ups on social impact

Tech giants support start-ups on social impact

April 01, 2020 Microsoft and Accenture are teaming up to help deepen the reach of entrepreneurs and start-ups that are focused on social impact and sustainability. The joint initiative will provide hands-on support and technologies to social enterprises, helping them to build scalable solutions and business models that can lead to more tangible and lasting benefits for a greater number of people around the world. Read more >
Gen Z shoppers driving demand for sustainable retail

Gen Z shoppers driving demand for sustainable retail

February 28, 2020

The resale market is booming, with its growth arguably attributed to Gen Z. This generation is, according to a new report by online thrift store thredUP, adopting second-hand twice as much as all other age groups. The second-hand […]

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Mars CEO speaks on how Gen Z are changing the company’s workplace

Mars CEO speaks on how Gen Z are changing the company’s workplace

February 28, 2020 The CEO of Mars, Grant Reid, has described how the business is changing to meet the needs of Gen Z, in an interview with Business Insider. Reid explains how the American manufacturer behind chocolate brands such as Snickers and M&M’s, and pet food such as Pedigree and Whiskers, is hoping to cater to the needs of Gen Z as consumers and employees. Showing understanding of changing preferences, Reid highlights the growing demand for transparency, confidence in the sustainability of products and immersive experiences with the next generation Read more >
BlackRock vows tougher stance on climate risks

BlackRock vows tougher stance on climate risks

January 31, 2020

This month, the CEO of the world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock’s Larry Fink, warned companies that climate change is creating “a fundamental reshaping of finance”. The message, delivered through Fink’s annual letter to CEOs, calls for companies to […]

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