Levi Strauss & Co. President and CEO Chip Bergh was featured in Fortune’s CEO Daily this week with an emphasis on how our company values play into the company’s success.
Chip and the company were recognized for last week’s public offering launch while pledging to stay true to our core values of empathy, integrity, courage and originality. As Chip told Fortune, there is a growing “hunger for companies that are committed to a moral compass, that are committed to doing the right thing.”
The post points out the myriad ways we have lived by those values since our inception 166 years ago – also making us one of the oldest companies to go public. “…while we write a lot about the growing group of companies eager to put public purpose at the center of their business strategies, Levi Strauss has been doing that from day one—when the owner made a substantial donation to charity out of his first year of profits,” Fortune writes.
Read the full article now at Fortune.com.