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.
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As co-founder and CEO of Flat World Partners, Anna-Marie Wascher combines the philanthropic spirit of nonprofits, the sustainable business development models of microfinance, and her experience working as an investment consultant to shift the world of investing to focus on meaningful and profitable impact.
To attract and retain talent, prove brand authenticity to customers and clients, and increase positive impact, companies are designing their headquarters and factories to align with their missions.
A host of leadership-training organizations have cropped up to shape executives and entrepreneurs to run businesses with an emphasis on global benefits.
Etsy set a new standard for ethical business, but after it went public, the markets struggled to figure out what it was worth. And, after Laureate announced an IPO in February, the first public B Corp that is also a benefit corporation was officially up for trading. How will the
Lisa Hall, former president and CEO of Calvert, is now a Co-Managing Director of Impact Investing with Anthos Asset Management. At both firms, she has developed ways to invest in women, empower female investors, and move the conversation from charity to social investing.
CEO Mike Brady and Head of External Affairs Jonathan Halperin at Greyston Bakery wrote about social enterprise and open hiring at Greyston Bakery, and how they have dovetailed successful growth with more inclusive business practices. This modest bakery with a great, big, disruptive idea.
In business, we have the opportunity to nurture human relationships and a spirit of common purpose. We don’t have to agree about everything, but we have everything to gain from each other.