Brand Citizenship in this Pandemic – Anne Bahr Thompson, Author of “Do Good: Embracing Brand Citizenship to Fuel Both Purpose and Profit”

“Brand citizenship is a way of doing business – from a company’s core purpose; to its delivery of goods and services; to its responsibility to its employees, community, the environment and the world – that people trust, believe in, and rely on…all with the aim of earning profits that are maintainable over the long term.” Anne Bahr Thompson

Do you get mad seeing ads selling normal stuff these days, as if we’re not in a global health crisis? What should companies, leaders, and marketers do in this unprecedented crisis? Should you just post messages of support for first responders and healthcare workers? Do special offers work now?

Listen to this fascinating podcast interview with Anne Bahr Thompson, veteran branding expert, former head of a division of mega branding agency Interbrand, and author of “Do Good: Brand Citizenship to Fuel Both Purpose and Profit,” to find out. (Recorded under our previous name, Green Connections Radio.)

You’ll hear:

“We each come into the world with gifts. And, how do we apply those gifts and have them intersect with the things we’re good at and the things we’re interested in so that we can contribute.” Anne Bahr Thompson

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