Jessy Servi, sustainability manager for Milwaukee’s Outpost Natural Foods, the fourth largest consumer food cooperative in the U.S., talks about her company, how it works and how the co-op model has helped make sustainability a reality.
Author: Nick Aster
PwC, Northern Trust, and TriplePundit hosted a special Twitter Chat about women in corporate leadership roles, in honor of International Women’s Day.
Looking at the Galapagos from a triple bottom line point of view made the whole experience even more complex and interesting. Over the next week or two, we’ll get into some of the details and stories. For starters, I thought a little background an introduction would make sense.
“If you only have one point of view, I don’t feel like you’re going to get to the best solution,” Sweetriot CEO Sarah Endline said at Net Impact 2014.
“We want to make sure that we create an environment that really allows people to bring their 100 percent selves to work,” Hardy said at the 2014 Net Impact conference.
“What we find in investing is: The most diverse staffed companies tend to be the strongest performers, so they can make more money and have lower risk,” Paul Herman, CEO and founder of HIP Investor, said at the 2014 Net Impact conference.
“Sustainability is a worldwide issue,” Diana Sánchez, CEO and co-founder of Savvy – Marketing for Good, said at the 2014 Net Impact conference in Minneapolis last month. “And, well, the world is a diverse place.”
The winner will have an all-expenses paid trip to Abu Dhabi the week of January 19, 2015, and will be Masdar’s guest blogger during this important event that brings about 35,000 professionals from all over the world annually
“To me, diversity is being able to bring different sources of inspiration to the debate,” MBA student and Net Impact member Mariana Negrao said.
“It’s critical that anyone looking to be sustainable enact guidelines of diversity within their own organizations,” Ahmad Ashkar, CEO and founder of the Hult Prize Foundation, said at the 2014 Net Impact conference in Minneapolis.
“We’ve all been in situations where we were either an insider or an outsider,” Antoine Andrews, director of global diversity and inclusion for Symantec, said at the 2014 Net Impact conference.
Laura Clise, who serves as director of external communications and corporate citizenship for Areva, moderated a panel on diversity and inclusion at the Net Impact conference in Minneapolis last month. She even wrote a 90-second rap to kick things off. (If your day could use a boost, do yourself a favor and check it out here.)
“I think we’ve done an effective job, for the most part, in changing the complexion of the people in organizations. I don’t know if we have diversified the realities of [those] people,” Hayes-Greene said at the 2014 Net Impact conference.