Deb Leary, CEO and founder of Forensic Pathways, believes in the power of social good. Through her involvement with The United Nations Global Compact, she helps small businesses realize their global impact. Deb Leary is the CEO and founder of Forensic Pathways, an international consultancy and forensic technology design company that develops innovative technologies … Continue reading Episode 31: Deb Leary of Forensic Pathways
Episode 30: Michelle Stevens of The Refill Shoppe
"The simple thought turned into a vision of a place where you could get just what you need without anything that you don't." Michelle Stevens is the founder of The Refill Shoppe, an eco-conscious store challenging the standards of consumerism by offering quality bath, body, home and cleaning liquids in bulk. The Refill Shoppe refills customers' … Continue reading Episode 30: Michelle Stevens of The Refill Shoppe
What the World Needs Now: More “Conscious” Companies
The Financial Times defines Corporate Social Responsibility as “a business approach that contributes to sustainable development by delivering economic, environmental and social benefits for all stakeholders.” Yes, CSR ought to be a critical component to an organization's operating ethos, its values, and its purpose. Every organization should be 'doing' CSR. Many are doing it exquisitely well. But … Continue reading What the World Needs Now: More “Conscious” Companies
Corporate Social Responsibility: Expectations vs. Reality:
Like any other business endeavor, companies that set out to either establish or expand their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program have a number of common expectations. Having interviewed dozens of companies, though, it seems that the reality is often drastically different than these expectations. Here are some common misconceptions that we have learned from past … Continue reading Corporate Social Responsibility: Expectations vs. Reality:
Episode 17: Mandy Selke and Carly Swift of Just Pop In!
Mandy Selke & Carly Swift of Just Pop In! exude joy in all of their interactions. The sisters are passionate about their growing product line, one-of-a-kind packaging, and over-the-top customer service. However, their biggest passion is by far the happiness and compassion of people.
Episode 15: Jeff Brown of Newman’s Own Foundation
Newman’s Own Foundation is a qualified 501(c)3 charitable organization founded by Paul Newman in 2005 to assure the continuation of his commitment to use 100% of the net profits and royalties from the sale of Newman’s Own food and beverage products for charitable purposes.
Leading CSR in Indiana – An Interview with Vicki Bohlsen
Learn how Bohlsen Group is leading the way to inspire businesses around the state to adopt CSR practices to create better workplaces and better communities for everyone.
Episode 14: Ellie Symes and Wes Hadley of The Bee Corp
Listen in as Ellie and Wes discuss the company that is creating quite a bit of “buzz”! Ellie was recently nominated as a 2018 Rising Star for the 19th Annual Mira Awards and The Bee Corp received a $225,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.
Episode 13: Maurelhena Walles of Fit 4 Life NYC
Today, Fit 4 Life NYC proudly partners with schools, community and nonprofit organizations throughout the city’s boroughs that work with under-served communities. They focus on improving the lives of youth and adults living within these communities.
Episode 12: Shama Amalean of THINX
Listen in as we talk to Shama about how THINX’s unique product, unique brand and unique impact is disrupting the $19 billion feminine hygiene industry with its continued expansion.
Episode 10: Jen-Ai Notman of Leesa Sleep
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.
Episode 9: Andy Fyfe of B Lab
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.