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Why every board needs to consider a sustainable agenda

June 02, 2015 | UP Blog Staff

The fact that water is crosscutting global macro trends such as energy and climate change, security, population growth and urbanization, amongst others, has created an increasing and urgent need to discuss business in this context.

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What's wrong with the S word?

April 02, 2013 | Rolf Andersson

Forget the exceptional wonderkind who stumbles over The Idea and makes a billion dollars overnight. Most successful business people are strategic creatures who look into the future, identify emerging needs, and doggedly build the solutions, organizations and market positions to meet them.

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Sustainability for the insurance industry

Sustainability for the insurance industry

January 17, 2013 | UP Blog Staff

Can insurance agencies be proactive community partners or is it all hot air?

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Urban development via high citizen involvement

December 02, 2012 | Shari Monnes | Boston

UP project uses Minecraft for citizen involvement in civil planning

Working with UP FOR GOOD means following through on promises: Including making good on requests for input from the community. That is just what NCC Construction did in a recent project for Norra Sigtuna Stad done in conjunction with UP. NCC is one of the largest construction companies in Sweden.

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Make sustainability a major selling point

Make sustainability a major selling point

October 24, 2012 | Rolf Andersson

In a recent blog I suggested that many companies need to raise sustainability issues from an obscure hygiene factor to a major reason-to-buy. And that the first step is to involve the marketing and sales people that are in touch with your current and potential customers. That is not entirely true.

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UP launches new initiative for sustainable brands

UP THERE, EVERYWHERE (UP), the world’s first cloud-based agency, has assembled an international team to develop strong brands built on sustainable values and socially responsible behavior. The UP FOR GOOD team includes pioneers, leaders and communicators with collectively more than 400 years of experience creating corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability programs, and building global opinions for companies, organizations and non-profit operations around the world.

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What do your customers think?

September 29, 2012 | Rolf Andersson

So your own company is environmentally and socially responsible? Great. And you want that to reflect on your brand and your bottom line? Good for you.

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Sustainability and the bottom line

September 11, 2012 | Rolf Andersson

Leafing through the tables and footnotes of an annual report, specified and analyzed down to the last decimal point, they appear to provide very definite and precise information. Much like mathematics, physics or chemistry.

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Corporate social responsibility

Corporate social responsibility

August 11, 2012 | Rolf Andersson

How UP FOR GOOD helps companies with CSR

You don’t need us to tell you your reputation is probably your most valuable asset and, as you know, reputations are built on trust. Employees, citizens and stakeholders all need to trust you. Obviously, trust means sales.

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Green or greenwashing?

June 18, 2012 | Rolf Andersson
You’ve probably noticed the trend today for corporations to add statements to their messaging about being “green.” The good news is that truly sustainable behaviour is good for business, and that many corporate and community leaders now make substantial efforts to do the right thing(s).

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