The Miami Heat and Milwaukee Bucks take a knee during the National Anthem prior to Game One of the Eastern Conference Second Round during the 2020 NBA Playoffs at the Field House at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on August 31, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
Ideas Made to Matter Marketing

Advocating with authenticity in an issue-driven world

Lessons and warnings from Tory Burch, the NBA, the NFL, and more.

Dec 23, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Sustainability

The future of meat

Labor, health, and environmental concerns threaten the might of meat. But alternative foods face major challenges.

Dec 22, 2020
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Heidi Zak, Co-founder and Co-CEO of ThirdLove
Ideas Made to Matter The Bias Cut

Why the ThirdLove CEO invests in companies led by women

ThirdLove’s Heidi Zak is building momentum to get more women in boardrooms.

Dec 21, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Diversity

How to have productive conversations about race at work

Make these three social agreements: Listen to be changed, call in don’t call out, and question your first assumptions.

Dec 16, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Recession

Softening the blow of COVID-19 bankruptcies

New research suggests accommodations by banks and the courts can help at least some small businesses survive bankruptcy.

Dec 15, 2020
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An illustration showing a bank with a group of people outlined in front of it, representing the diverse set of entrepreneurs who face systemic discrimination in financing.
Ideas Made to Matter Finance

How banks and investors can back diverse entrepreneurs

Expanding access to capital for women and entrepreneurs of color requires deliberate and concrete action, not optics.

Dec 14, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Leadership

18 quotes for business and management from 2020

Amid the chaos of 2020, some wisdom shone through. Here are words worth rereading from business leaders, scholars, and scientists.

Dec 10, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Decision Making

Zoom’s CFO on 3 ways to fix mistakes during fast growth

The videoconferencing company found itself in crisis mode over security issues early in 2020.

Dec 9, 2020
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Ideas Made to Matter Design

2020, illustrated

Six illustrations we loved this year.

Dec 7, 2020
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A photo illustration of Lenora Suki, Bloomberg's product manager for sustainable finance solutions
Ideas Made to Matter My Idea Made to Matter

In Bloomberg’s ESG scores, ideas from across industries

Lenora Suki turns to impact-oriented, sustainable investors for inspiration, feedback, and collaboration.

Dec 7, 2020
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