Caring is sharing

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The Caring is Sharing page highlights brands that show they have already understood the importance of care. Seeking out those brands—big and small, known and unknown, from all over the world—that make a difference and naming them is also a deliberate choice.

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Copenhagen cuts down to level up

Copenhagen cuts down to level up.

When the European commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, placed the European Green Deal
back on the table in 2020, she knew it was ambitious. Lowering carbon emissions by 55% by 2030 will only be possible if Europeans completely and collectively transform their lives, work and living situations. How member countries will go on to realize this ambitious plan is still uncertain, but I love the example of Copenhagen, the city that refused to wait for a big European vision or plan.

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5 tips to take better care of your employees!

The Care Principles framework starts internally by taking better care of your own people.
As several studies indicate a ‘great resignation’, a phenomenon that describes record numbers of people leaving their jobs after the COVID-19 pandemic end, we can all get some extra ideas on how to take better care of our staff.
Even if you believe that your employees won’t leave you, you probably have a record number of open positions and you struggle to find new employees.

Human Resources Management has definitely changed, so you better be prepared for the new war on talent!
Let me share with you here 5 tips to gain and retain the most talented people in your industry: 

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CEO Noppen from UZ Brussel

How covid-19 ramped up collaboration at a Brussels hospital, a great example of internal collaboration.

A great example of internal collaboration can be found at Brussels University Hospital. Marc Noppen, CEO of this hospital, kept a diary during the first lockdown for De Tijd, a Flemish newspaper. In a very honest weekly column, he explained to readers how hospitals had become large, slow, hierarchical organizations, and how even his own hospital suffered from this unfortunate trend.

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Zazi Vintage, taking care of your communities

Zazi vintage connects communities through cloth, a beautiful caring case of empathy.

Taking care of suppliers is definitely not high on the priority list of many fashion companies—yet trustworthy suppliers can be a key differentiating point towards your competitors. Read on to find out how one Dutch woman has taken action by creating a platform that aims to empower consumer and producer, one garment at a time. Please meet Jeanne De Kroon, UN ambassador and founder of  Zazi Vintage.

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The Care Scan

The Care Scan

Applying the C A R E Principles is easy: any brand can do it. In order to see clearly the areas in which you already excel and find out which fields could use some more care, I have developed an easy-to-use online tool that gives you a clear and accurate indication of how well your company scores on the C A R E Principles.

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