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By Neil Bellefeuille

One of the most important global movements of our time is unfolding right in front of us: the evolution of business toward a more sustainable future.

The move toward long-term sustainable value creation is no longer an option, but rather a growing imperative driven by socially and environmentally aware investors, customers, employees, and partners. Every company is going to need to understand and act on truly material Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues to remain relevant and competitive. There’s no getting around the fact that you will be scored, measured, and judged.

The question is whether you…

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Gregg is Uncommon.

Gregg Imamoto is the CEO of Pieology Pizzeria, a make your own pizza fast casual restaurant chain with over 120 locations around the world. Gregg specializes in business turnarounds and has been doing that successfully for over 20 years. When not working, Gregg enjoys spending time with his family, especially at the beach, coaching his son’s sports teams and taking care of their two rescue Jack Russell Terriers.

We asked Gregg to share some uncommon sense from his life and career.

Bulldog Drummond: What value, phrase or uncommon truth do you live by?

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Our Equity Impact

The dire events that occurred this year have opened our eyes to the growing inequalities that our nation’s outdated, and often unjust, systems fail to address time and time again. To create real and critical change in our world, it will take hard work, perseverance and willingness to change our daily behavior — and at Bulldog Drummond, we’re committed to doing just that. Over the past several months, we have been working to identify the ways that we can do better, and be better, both as individuals and as a company.

Our Internal Impact

We partnered with…

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Chris Baréz-Brown is Uncommon.

Chris has a rather unusual view of the world in that he knows that everybody is perfect. He is fascinated by people and what makes them tick. Chris has created Talk It Out to help make a difference with global suffering by encouraging people to develop positive mental wellbeing, for free.

We asked Chris to share some of his personal uncommon sense learnings from his life and career.

Bulldog Drummond: What value, phrase or uncommon truth do you live by?
Chris Barez-Brown: There is only today and everyone is golden.

BD: What accomplishment in your life…

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My mom is smarter than I am.

To anyone who has met both of us, this is hardly a revelation. It is like saying that George Clooney is more handsome than Winston Churchill. It’s objectively true.

In recent years, I have been reminded of this truth in part because of how business has evolved and how she somehow understood the holistic value of that progression. She consciously supported sustainable and responsible companies through her purchases and investing long before it was fashionable.

Let’s set the record straight: a new era of business isn’t coming; it is already here. Multinational firms…

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From the Divided States to the United States for All Americans

I was on a hike with my son a few weekends back and we were talking about the state of the world, the meaning of life and what the future looks like. Halfway up the hill he asked, “Dad, what’s the point? The world’s going completely mad, What’s the f-ing point of it all?” As one of the last American flip phone owners, he’s been deflecting social media’s infectious and manipulative dark side since high school and he’s always been a deep thinker. He ranted on about the prevalence of selfishness, stupidity, ignorance and the lack of respect making him…

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It is very likely that you have reconsidered cleanliness and sanitation in your everyday life during this pandemic. Disinfection is top of mind, but not convenient; calling for innovation and thoughtful product design.

Violux has created a proprietary technology during a challenging time with the goal of changing the way people think about the objects around them.

We had the opportunity to talk with Sean Clottu, CEO of Violux, to talk more about their new tech product Luma (the world’s first smart UV-C light-cleaning technology) and how this product hopes to change the world.

Bulldog Drummond: Why did you start…

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Santhosh is Uncommon.

Santhosh Nair is Vice President and General Manager of qPCR business at Thermo Fisher Scientific. In this role, he leads all aspects of strategy, technology and product development for molecular and genetic sciences. Santhosh lives in Encinitas, CA with his wife and loves travel, yoga and staying fit.

We asked Santhosh to share some uncommon sense from his life and career.

KICKOFF QUESTION

Bulldog Drummond: What value, phrase or uncommon truth do you live by? Santhosh Nair: I try to be a better version of myself every day. This is a hard truth to live by, since…

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Written by Shawn Parr

Bulldog Drummond is fast approaching its 25th year in business, and we have always been fueled by the desire to make a positive difference in the world. And that is now more relevant than ever before. When the world’s leading climate science organizations produced their landmark report in late 2018 for the United Nations, they warned of the urgency for fundamental socio-economic transformation to halt global warming and the worst effects of climate change. …

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Santhosh Nair is Vice President and General Manager of qPCR business at Thermo Fisher Scientific. In this role, he leads all aspects of strategy, technology and product development for molecular and genetic sciences. Santhosh lives in Encinitas, CA with his wife and loves travel, yoga and staying fit.

KICKOFF QUESTION

Bulldog Drummond: What value, phrase or uncommon truth do you live by?
Santhosh Nair: I try to be a better version of myself every day. This is a hard truth to live by, since the first step is to be radically honest with yourself. …

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