In this interview with LIFT Economy, the author of “The Responsible Business” and “The Responsible Entrepreneur” provides what she sees as the core education needed for business leaders to shift to a more regenerative mindset.
Hootsuite founder Ryan Holmes has built the world’s largest social-media management company — the tool of choice for the majority of Fortune 1000 companies — valued at an estimated $1 billion. But his biggest impact may be in helping startups and nurturing new crops of tech entrepreneurs.
The kids’ designer clothes produced by Isabel Garretón are more than adorably fashionable. This ethical clothing is the company’s means of providing dignified work opportunities to underprivileged women and to preserve their unique embroidery skills.
Joe Hudson lives at the intersection of self-exploration, inner discovery and venture capital. Hudson doesn’t invest in a project unless it has the potential to reach at least 10 million children a year – and has been successful doing it.
More and more, business is embracing the values of a shared and durable prosperity for all. Here are a few terms that have been created to give a name to various facets of a more inclusive business community.
Kola Masha is building a cooperative, smallholder farming franchise to meet his audacious goal of building a business that employs 10 million Nigerians by 2030. Masha is a 2017 recipient of a Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship.
Neill Duffy of Purpose + Sport is working to make sure that big events such as Super Bowl 50 become sustainable sporting events, decreasing their environmental footprints and making them more purposeful.