Watch as we reveal the journey of the Mercedes-Benz and Fast Company Drive Your Business Forward contest Grand Prize Winner, Social Imprints—from their submission video, to the unveiling of their all-new and customized Metris, to their debut at Fast Company’s Innovation Festival in NYC.
When the leading fashion designers, starlets, and world leaders have a couture emergency, they all head to the same place: Madame Paulette, a high-end cleaning and tailoring empire on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. President John Mahdessian has the final say on caring for the world’s most treasured pieces, from Elvis Presley’s white jumpsuit to Princess Diana’s gowns to the furniture that once belonged to King Louis XVI.
Earlier this year, Costa Rica’s Pacuare Lodge—19 intimate bungalows nestled along the breathtaking Pacuare River, surrounded by lush rainforest—was named one of National Geographic’s Unique Lodges of the World. Guests stay near protected communities of sloths, monkeys, and jaguars, while enjoying the highest caliber of modern luxuries—beginning with the ride from the capital city of San José in a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van. Here, Pacuare Lodge’s Luz Cáceres talks about what makes the lodge stand out, and why the Sprinter was the perfect fit for its business.
Lifeway Foods has a dream to make the world a little better, starting by making it a little more delicious. Scaling that dream with Mercedes-Benz Sprinters proved more challenging, and more fun, than expected.