That is a powerful spur to use less stuff, to become more efficient, and to embrace sustainable growth. They are too numerous to list, and range from behemoths such as Walmart (yes, Walmart which has aggressively pushed for more sustainable products), Unilever, Nike, Marks Spencer, Nestle, and Shell to newer less familiar companies such as Better Place (which is trying to redefine transportation), Masdar (which is building a carbon neutral city in the deserts of Arabia), Schneider (which is at the forefront of meters and energy efficiency), ICICI Bank (an Indian financial power that is addressing rural poverty), and hundreds of others. They are addressing consumer needs and recasting global supply chains, and doing so in a way that reduces their costs and thus, their carbon footprint..
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“It might be that women are truly less likely to click on those ads and probably that’s because of the long history of women making less than men,” she says. “And so perhaps [women are] thinking, ‘Oh, that ad isn’t really for me. I’m not as likely to get that job.’ “.
I think she learned more than she ever wanted to, and she helped me formulate the questions I needed to ask at doctor’s appointments,” she says. “She didn’t give advice, but acknowledged the difficulty of the situation. That listening was the most helpful thing she could have done.”.
That kind of influence has always been valuable, but now it’s priceless. Companies are fighting for the shrinking attention spans and wallets of consumers who increasingly get their information on tiny cellphone screens. And as companies expand into emerging markets, images matter more than words.
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