Our New Corporate Initiatives Program
Today’s greatest companies care about health and wellness, diversity and inclusion, and a triple bottom-line (people, planet & profits). Doing so is not only the right thing to do, it is also a strategic, competitive advantage for companies in multiple industries.
The vegan lifestyle is increasingly recognized as a theme connecting all the above concepts, and it’s increasingly of interest to the society. As evidenced by the Vegan Leaders in Corporate Management (VLCM) network, many prominent corporate employees and leaders are vegan. Yet employers are still often unsure how to accommodate vegan options in the workplace or how to incorporate vegan messaging in their wellness, sustainability, corporate responsibility or other programs.
In 2017, we launched an official Corporate Initiatives program to help our members promote vegan initiatives in their workplaces. Our main deliverable, released in April 2018, has been the Vegan Leaders Playbook (download it for free). In the summer of 2018 we plan to officially kick off a guided self-help program where enrolled participants can pursue their chosen vegan workplace initiative under a coach and with peer support. Meanwhile, we continue other projects, such as facilitating forming of vegan corporate groups and gathering the latest know-how.
If your employer has a vegan/plant-based initiative, or if you are working on starting one, contact us to explore how VLCM might best support your efforts! Your employer does not have to be Fortune 500. It should be at least of a moderate size and/or with an opportunity to achieve a corporately relevant vegan improvement.
If you are not sure about participating but would like to send a comment or an informational inquiry, please connect with us via our contact form. Also, if you are a provider with a specific service towards this effort (for example if you work with corporations to implement vegan or plant-based programs), please contact us to assess the partnership opportunity.
We look forward to growing this program and reporting on our successes. Please stay tuned and contact us for more information if interested to get involved.