PURPOSE IN PRACTICE CASE STUDY SERIES
Return-It is an industry-owned, product stewardship organization with beverage container management as its core business. Its mandate is to develop, manage and improve systems to recover used packaging and end-of-life products from consumers and ensure that they are properly recycled. They defined and adopted their Social Purpose in 2020, to foster a world where nothing is waste.
Hemlock Printers is Western Canada’s largest commercial printer offering digital, offset, display signage, mailing, warehousing, fulfillment, and distribution services. It adopted its social purpose in 2018. Hemlock’s leadership chose to do so to focus on the company’s future, to secure the founder’s vision for the company, and to connect all of the sustainability initiatives it had underway so that it could act cohesively and decisively in a changing market.
LGM FINANCIAL SERVICES
LGM Financial Services is a leading provider of automotive finance and insurance products in Canada. They have announced their new Social Purpose, “To Accelerate Responsible Mobility for All”, which demonstrates their passion for being a responsible and purpose-driven company. The company has set out goals to engage their customers and dealerships on their Social Purpose, explore B Corp certification, and move a portion of their invested assets to an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investment model.
Stay tuned! Next in the series coming soon.