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Spotlight Simply Good Foods: Tastemaking for a “Snackier” Consumer

13 May, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

Simply Good Foods makes protein bars, nutrition shakes and snacks sold under two brands popular with people following low-carb and low-sugar lifestyles—Atkins and Quest. Based in Denver, Colorado, this Knowledge Leader has bold ambitions, aiming to drive nutritious snacking trends by continually offering new convenient...

Spotlight PulteGroup: Building Homes to Embrace Change

18 Mar, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

The third largest homebuilder in the US, PulteGroup builds and sells homes in 40 cities across the country. As such, it has benefitted from new and emerging pandemic trends, including an increased preference for single-family living and ongoing remote work. This Atlanta, Georgia-based Knowledge Leader...

Spotlight Equifax: Building Credit for 123 Years

16 Mar, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

Known for its status as one of the top three US credit bureaus, Equifax is a global data analytics company with a goal of “helping people live their financial best.” The firm was founded in 1898 by two brothers, Cator and Guy Woolford. The former,...

Spotlight Recruit: The Ribbon Model

11 Feb, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

Recruit Group delivers the digital meeting spaces of choice for matching individuals and business clients. Founded in 1960, in Tokyo, Japan, the firm’s first project launched a job-hunting magazine that created an open job market connecting new college graduates with corporations. Since then, the firm...

Spotlight Solvay: Chemical Progress Through Science and Humanity

28 May, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

During the pandemic, Brussels, Belgium-based materials manufacturer Solvay provided hydrogen peroxide, hand sanitizer, face shields and financial assistance to families in distress. Founder Ernest Solvay, who believed mankind’s progress would be driven by science and took a humanitarian view on corporate growth, would have approved....

Spotlight Wienerberger AG: Smarter, Affordable Construction for a New World

21 May, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

The Wienerberger Group makes building products for infrastructure, new construction, and renovations with a focus on enabling energy-efficient, healthy, climate-friendly, affordable living. The firm aims to help make the building process smarter and more efficient through its innovations in digital services and prefabrication. For example,...

Spotlight Sandvik: The Future Will Be Printed in 3D

11 Jan, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

One behavior demonstrated by innovative companies is a tendency to embrace change, to apply the tools of the digital revolution to drive innovation within companies that then permeates entire industries. One example of an old school company embracing new tools is Sandvik. Based in Stockholm,...

Spotlight Garmin: Driving GPS Innovation Since 1989

24 Sep, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

Garmin’s is one of those stories we used to see a lot: private companies made in the USA and spawned from the fruits of federal government innovation, in this case GPS. “In the early 1970s, the DoD (Department of Defense) began creating the Global Positioning...

Spotlight Hexagon: Fusing the Physical World with the Digital

25 Nov, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

Founded in 1992 to build sensor and measurement tools for factories, farms and mines, Sweden’s Hexagon AB is at work today fusing the physical world with the digital. By integrating hard data collection with software, mobile and cloud-based technologies, this Knowledge Leader uses the tools...