As president of trueU, an Indianapolis-based nonprofit organization, Kyle DeFur leads a movement of like-minded businesses that believe the talent war is real and the best way to thrive in this environment is to grow their greatest asset – their people.
Leesa has donated more than 23,000 mattresses to non-profits organizations that serve homeless and at-risk men, women and children, and have set a goal with Arbor Day Foundation to plant one million trees by 2025.
B Lab is the nonprofit that serves a global movement of entrepreneurs using the power of business to solve social and environmental problems, certifying companies to be B Corps and striving to not just to be the best in the world, but to be the best for the world.
What exactly are social enterprises? A social enterprise forms when entrepreneurs look to solve social problems in addition to customers’ problems. You’ll be surprised to discover how many social enterprises are hiding in plain sight!
While community participation is frequently regarded as a company’s social responsibility in its entirety, it isn’t. However, a company’s participation in its community is often the most recognizable and outward facing facet of a corporate social responsibility (CSR) program.
Since employees’ whole-life satisfaction steadily increases as more core needs are met at work, companies are becoming more and more conscious of creating a workplace culture that can recruit and retain team members.
The mission of The Patachou Foundation is simple: to prepare and serve healthy meals to Indianapolis-area children impacted by homelessness and hunger and increase their awareness, connection and excitement about the food they are eating.
Brice Gosnell is a strategic planner and engaged leader with more than 18 years of experience growing revenue, consumer awareness and brand reach. Listen in as Kathy and Vicki talk to Brice about finding meaning in work and why that matters to him.
Terra Carbon is a leading advisory firm and certified B Corporation that develops and sells carbon offsets to fund forest and wetland conservation around the world. They’ve worked with some of the world’s leading conservation organizations, forward-thinking companies, and pioneering social enterprises.
Spring Bank’s mission is to pursue a double bottom line of providing returns to their shareholders and serving the needs of the underserved consumers and small businesses in the New York City area.
Through her work with Sun King and SILCA, Heather is focused on improving the Indianapolis community by creating innovative collaborations that highlight organizations’ strengths and by building community partnerships designed to make a company’s work purpose-driven.
Nathan Morin is the co-founder, co-owner and CEO of North Coast Organics, a Green, Vegan, Cruelty-Free and B Corp certified company committed to hand making organic body care products in small batches using only 100% natural, edible ingredients that have been ethically sourced.