Written by Lance Kawaguchi CEO, The Cure for Brain Cancer Foundation The top objective for any business usually revolves around profitability. Profitability is essential for the long-term success of a business, as it allows a company to sustain itself, grow, compete, and provide a return on investment to stakeholders. Milton Friedman, over 50 years ago, … Continue reading BLOG: How Business Can be a Force for Good
Episode 132: The Cure for Brain Cancer Foundation with Lance Kawaguchi
Join Vicki as she has an intimate conversation with Lance Kawaguchi, CEO Magazine’s 2022 Not-for-Profit Executive of the Year. A very successful, international ex-banker, Lance has turned an underperforming organization into a global leader for cancer. Hear how his bold and imaginative leadership might just cure brain cancer.
Episode 131: Beyond Plastics with Alexis Goldsmith
Alexis Goldsmith is an energetic grassroots organizer, media producer and journalist and environmental advocate who grew up in Indiana. She co-founded the Hudson Mohawk Environmental Action Network, a grassroots consortium fighting for environmental justice and Indigenous rights along the Hudson River. In this episode Vicki talks with Alexis about these things, but mostly focuses on … Continue reading Episode 131: Beyond Plastics with Alexis Goldsmith
BLOG: What You Need to Know About Carbon Offsets
This article was originally published on Acylmate. Read the original version on their website. Listen to Mike Smith's episode. ___________________________ We were frustrated that every time we spoke to people who wanted to act on climate, we ended up having to educate them on all the complexities of carbon markets and climate change. That as sustainability professionals … Continue reading BLOG: What You Need to Know About Carbon Offsets
Episode 130: Aclymate with Mike Smith
Want to learn how your business can become carbon neutral? Our guest this week, Mike Smith with Aclymate, talks through how you can shift into carbon neutrality.
Episode 129: Wisdom Environmental with Mike Wright
What happens to all the various leftover materials from manufacturers across the country? Mike Wright of Wisdom Environmental sees two options: those materials could sit in a landfill... or he could repurpose them into a variety of products. His company specializes in the development of recycling programs for business, industrial, and manufacturing sectors, resulting in … Continue reading Episode 129: Wisdom Environmental with Mike Wright
Episode 128: Agape Therapeutic Riding Resources with Stephanie Amick
On this week's episode, Vicki talks with Stephanie Amick of Agape Therapeutic Riding Resources, a nonprofit organization that offers life-changing experiences by bringing people and horses together. Their conversation dives into how Agape strives to meet the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive goals of participants to teach lessons that extend beyond the barn.
BLOG: Every Building Can be a Healthy Building
Written by Nadine Rachid Senior Vice President of Standard and Product Development, the Center for Active Design (CfAD) When we decide to take the stairs or enjoy a walk through a community garden, we’re most likely not thinking about the impact those seemingly minor decisions have on all aspects of our health. However, all buildings … Continue reading BLOG: Every Building Can be a Healthy Building
Episode 127: Center for Active Design with Nadine Rachid
Vicki talks with Nadine Rachid about a new chapter in the Center for Active Design’s work. By providing a standard for the building industry through its new user-friendly portal, Fitwel, CfAD provides evidence-based guidelines for promoting health & wellness through green efforts.
An Update from Vicki Bohlsen
We're back! Taking Care In Business has been on a little break, but don't worry - new episodes are coming VERY soon. Until then, Vicki wanted to share an update on where we've been and what to expect with upcoming Taking Care In Business content.
Episode 126: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with Nick Davis
Join Vicki as she chats with Nick Davis about diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education. Early in his career, Davis noticed key inconsistencies in policy and administration versus how society and culture practice DEI. With the goal of breaking down systemic barriers, Davis shows us how we can always strive to do better by … Continue reading Episode 126: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with Nick Davis
Episode 125: Hello, Frittle with Carrie Abbott
Who said accidents aren’t sweet? Carrie Abbott started in her kitchen but is now the founder of Newfangled Confections and owner of Best Chocolate in Town, based in Indianapolis, Indiana. In this episode, hear how an accident lead to a delicious treat and a retail location in one of the most expensive malls in the … Continue reading Episode 125: Hello, Frittle with Carrie Abbott