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Aligning M&A Strategy with Sustainability Initiatives

Show Notes Of Podcast

Show notes:

00.00 - Intro

1.35.83 - Background

3.37.19 - Intersection of sustainability and corporate initiatives 

9.55.84 - Considering sustainability when creating their M&A strategy

12.53.47 - Sustainability on brand value

15.22.23 - Competition on sustainability efforts 

20.14.16 - Tactics to include sustainability in your M&A strategy 

24.16.27 - Companies that are good examples for sustainability

26.59.37 - COVID-19’s impact on sustainability efforts

32.20.95 - When sustainability attempts backfire

37.04.24 - The future of CSR initiatives 

39.09.92 - Racism and bias on the M&A process

44.04.75 - Craziest things in M&A

48.51.06 - Outro

“It (sustainability Initiatives) backfires more often than people realize. But what's more important is that organizations are thinking about it and participating.”

The future of CSR in M&A

On this episode of M&A Science, Kison interviews Rima Franklin, President of Rima Franklin Consulting, and Will Sarni, Founder and CEO at Water Foundry, about aligning M&A strategy with sustainability initiatives. The discussion revolves around the intersection of sustainability and corporate initiatives, why you should consider sustainability when creating your M&A strategy, and how sustainability can increase your brand value.

Learn specific tactics you can include in your M&A strategy that take sustainability into account and hear Rima and Will's opinions on which companies are good examples to follow. They also discuss COVID-19's impact on company's sustainability efforts and what the future might look like. Rima discusses what actions you can take when CSR attempts backfire and why you should not get discouraged should this occur. Finally, Kison, Rima, and Will touch on racism and biases within the M&A industry and how you can combat these inherent biases.

“It (sustainability Initiatives) backfires more often than people realize. But what's more important is that organizations are thinking about it and participating.”

The future of CSR in M&A

On this episode of M&A Science, Kison interviews Rima Franklin, President of Rima Franklin Consulting, and Will Sarni, Founder and CEO at Water Foundry, about aligning M&A strategy with sustainability initiatives. The discussion revolves around the intersection of sustainability and corporate initiatives, why you should consider sustainability when creating your M&A strategy, and how sustainability can increase your brand value.

Learn specific tactics you can include in your M&A strategy that take sustainability into account and hear Rima and Will's opinions on which companies are good examples to follow. They also discuss COVID-19's impact on company's sustainability efforts and what the future might look like. Rima discusses what actions you can take when CSR attempts backfire and why you should not get discouraged should this occur. Finally, Kison, Rima, and Will touch on racism and biases within the M&A industry and how you can combat these inherent biases.

Show notes:

00.00 - Intro

1.35.83 - Background

3.37.19 - Intersection of sustainability and corporate initiatives 

9.55.84 - Considering sustainability when creating their M&A strategy

12.53.47 - Sustainability on brand value

15.22.23 - Competition on sustainability efforts 

20.14.16 - Tactics to include sustainability in your M&A strategy 

24.16.27 - Companies that are good examples for sustainability

26.59.37 - COVID-19’s impact on sustainability efforts

32.20.95 - When sustainability attempts backfire

37.04.24 - The future of CSR initiatives 

39.09.92 - Racism and bias on the M&A process

44.04.75 - Craziest things in M&A

48.51.06 - Outro

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“It (sustainability Initiatives) backfires more often than people realize. But what's more important is that organizations are thinking about it and participating.”

The future of CSR in M&A

On this episode of M&A Science, Kison interviews Rima Franklin, President of Rima Franklin Consulting, and Will Sarni, Founder and CEO at Water Foundry, about aligning M&A strategy with sustainability initiatives. The discussion revolves around the intersection of sustainability and corporate initiatives, why you should consider sustainability when creating your M&A strategy, and how sustainability can increase your brand value.

Learn specific tactics you can include in your M&A strategy that take sustainability into account and hear Rima and Will's opinions on which companies are good examples to follow. They also discuss COVID-19's impact on company's sustainability efforts and what the future might look like. Rima discusses what actions you can take when CSR attempts backfire and why you should not get discouraged should this occur. Finally, Kison, Rima, and Will touch on racism and biases within the M&A industry and how you can combat these inherent biases.

Show notes:

00.00 - Intro

1.35.83 - Background

3.37.19 - Intersection of sustainability and corporate initiatives 

9.55.84 - Considering sustainability when creating their M&A strategy

12.53.47 - Sustainability on brand value

15.22.23 - Competition on sustainability efforts 

20.14.16 - Tactics to include sustainability in your M&A strategy 

24.16.27 - Companies that are good examples for sustainability

26.59.37 - COVID-19’s impact on sustainability efforts

32.20.95 - When sustainability attempts backfire

37.04.24 - The future of CSR initiatives 

39.09.92 - Racism and bias on the M&A process

44.04.75 - Craziest things in M&A

48.51.06 - Outro

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