Girls are ready to overcome gender norms but society continues to enforce biases that hamper their creative potential

New research commissioned by the LEGO Group reveals that girls today feel increasingly confident to engage in all types of play and creative activities, but remain held back by society’s ingrained gender stereotypes as they grow older. The study was carried out by the Geena Davis Institute in recognition of the UN’s International Day of the Girl and to mark the launch of a new LEGO® campaign, ‘Ready for Girls’, which celebrates girls who rebuild the world through creative problem solving. The research, which surveyed nearly 7,000 parents and children…

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LEGO Group to invest up to US$400 million over three years to accelerate sustainability efforts

The LEGO Group has announced plans to invest up to US$400 million over three years to accelerate sustainability and social responsibility initiatives. The investment will cover both long-term investments and ongoing costs. The company, which has made a series of moves over the past 10 years to build a better planet for future generations, believes it’s increasingly urgent and important to prioritise environmental and social activity. The LEGO Group CEO, Niels B Christiansen said: “We cannot lose sight of the fundamental challenges facing future generations. It’s critical we take urgent…

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Ellen MacArthur Foundation and LEGO Group join forces to accelerate the move towards a circular economy

The LEGO Group has joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundation as part of its commitment to becoming a more circular business. The Ellen MacArthur Foundation is the global leader in circular economy while the LEGO® System in Play inspires endless play possibilities that supports the principles of circular design. The quality and durability of LEGO products mean they can be reused and passed down through generations, while remaining fully compatible with elements produced today. The shared ambition for the membership is to help build a better planet for future generations by…

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LEGO, Paypal, and Samsung Named the UK’s Most Reputable Companies

Reputation Institute (Ri), the global leader in reputation intelligence, today announced the 2019 UK RepTrak® rankings. Lego tops the ranking with the best reputation in the UK, closely followed by PayPal and Samsung. LEGO returns to the top spot, a position it last held in 2016. Family-owned Warbutons is the only UK business in the Top 10. Technology firms PayPal and Netflix both made significant improvements to enter the Top 10 for the first time. This year’s top 10 companies with the best reputations in the UK are: LEGO PayPal…

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My Favourite 10 Charity/Non-Profit/Ethical Campaigns of March 2018

These are my top 10 favourite Non-Profit, Ethical or Charity Campaigns of the previous Month. This Month – March 2018. There were some campaigns I really liked in March. As I have already done a top 10 International Women’s Day Top 10 I have tried to avoid using those ones. 10. With the horrible attack in Florida, it was great to see businesses coming together against guns. WeTransfer Launches Global Site Takeover Highlighting Effect of Gun Violence 9. A great campaign launched by the PFA dealing with dementia in former…

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