In Times of Change, I lean on Positive Leadership

  For those of us who are always on the lookout for impactful leadership solutions, today’s business environment offers quite a challenge. COVID, social and economic turbulence, and the pressure of delivering business results means line leaders must lean in and support their teams in a way they might not have experienced in the past. … Continued

How Value-Based Leaders Empower Teams and Strengthen Businesses

    Throughout my career, I have seen how value-based leadership helps organizations and individuals perform more effectively. It enables businesses to harness their collective intelligence and to work smarter and faster in pursuit of shared goals. It empowers people to make better decisions in their jobs and their lives, leading to greater levels of … Continued

Planting trees for A Better Tomorrow

At our American Snuff Company (ASC) facility in Clarksville, T.N., our employees planted 7,500 trees on five acres of ground, making a significant impact on the environment and community. The massive project led by the ASC Clarksville Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) and Sustainability Teams ensured all employees across all shifts had an opportunity to … Continued

Driving Progress on our ESG Goals

Over the next three years, we’re transitioning our fleet of 1,800+ trade and operations vehicles to a mix of Ford hybrid and electric models, further driving progress on our ESG goals. The move will replace aging vehicles on a rolling basis over three years, resulting in a projected annual 1000+ ton reduction in carbon emissions. … Continued

Reframing: How to Turn Setback into a Springboard

    Not getting into my dream university was one of the best things that ever happened to me because it taught me a valuable lesson that I have applied throughout my personal and professional life.   I could easily have wasted my college years wallowing in self-pity and regret. Instead, I worked out another … Continued

Reynolds’ Tobaccoville Facility Earns Alliance for Water Stewardship Certification

Globally the BAT Group’s environmental targets include an enhanced focus on water stewardship. In 2021, the BAT Group announced the ambitious goal of achieving Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) certification across 100% of its manufacturing sites by 2025. In 2022, the Reynolds Operations Center (ROC) in Tobaccoville, N.C. earned AWS certification, becoming the 17th BAT … Continued