Joint Forces In A Coalition

In our previous articles, we described how Numi Tea is leading the way in sustainable packaging and how it has overcome certain challenges to introduce the use of “bio wrap” to package its tea products. A recap of the previous articles shows that tea bags are currently made of PET which is not biodegradable. Numi… Read More

Ensuring Quality With Sustainability

In our first article, we introduced Numi Tea and its sustainable packaging initiative. In this article, we dive deeper into the launch of the initiative, and describe some of the challenges encountered by Numi Tea and how it has overcome these. As with every company, quality is of major concern. This is no different for… Read More

The Leaders In Sustainable Tea Packaging

Tea making has a long history and is spread across many cultures. But in today’s world, have you wondered about the sustainability aspect of the process which enables tea leaves or tea bags to get from the farm to the shelf of your local grocery store? Founded in 1999, Numi Tea has been spearheading its… Read More

How patient engagement is shifting the healthcare industry

Patient Engagement is about getting patients more involved in the care of their own health. Whether through online patient portals, wearable devices or social media, new healthcare players are coming up with innovative ways to help patients monitor their vital signs, symptoms and side effects. These efforts stem from strong evidence that improved health outcomes… Read More

Two steps to writing value proposition like a champ!

Having a groundbreaking or world-changing product is one thing. Being able to convey that idea to interested parties is another. To help you come up with convincing content, SociaLab suggests you develop two steps to clarify and promote your value proposition (VP): A pitch statement A 1-page summary Read More

Sustainable Packaging: the Holy Grail of CSR?

Climate change is happening: 2015 was the hottest year in recorded history. Fortunately, more companies are taking action to help save the planet by integrating sustainable approaches into their business models. “Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)”, a term that has been around for decades, has been encouraging companies to broaden and deepen their approaches.So what kind… Read More

How to Write a “Lasting Impression” Executive Summary

Writing a compelling executive summary is key to making a great first impression among your strategic partners and investors. It is essential to clearly and concisely highlight your company’s purpose and business model. So the question is, how do you capture your readers’ interest, all without exceeding 2 pages? Read More

SociaLab helps launch Esperity to help improve patients’ lives

The healthcare industry has been seeking ways to better engage patients for some time now. Recent evidence has finally shown what many had intuitively assumed: that “patient engagement” not only leads to better patient outcomes, but also to lower costs, thereby benefiting all key players in the healthcare system: patients, providers and payers. Read More

Time for disruption of the “Philanthropic Market”

Recent provocative articles and TED talks suggest many reasons why charities are geared to underperform. Some say its goes all the way back to our Calvinist roots, which created US philanthropy as “a form of penance.” The root cause for underperformance is that nonprofits have a hard time finding donors that will fund their organization’s… Read More