Elevating humanity through business

Conscious Capitalism Florida Summit, December 14

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Conscious Capitalism Florida was launched in Tampa in 2013 to help connect like-minded organizations and grow our community. Conscious Capitalism exists to elevate humanity through business. We believe that business can be a force for good for all stakeholders, become more profitable and create greater opportunities by following the four tenets of conscious capitalism: Higher […]

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Workplace Inclusion: In Today’s Diversity Climate (Tampa Bay Program)

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All too recently, incidents such as the Charlottesville rally have shook the nation. As individuals, we have come together as a community to support those affected. But as business professionals, many are left unsure of how to address diversity and inclusion in the workplace. On Thursday September 28, The Conscious Capitalism Florida Chapter is hosting […]

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Tolerance Through Tourism

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BRINGING SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS TRAVEL TO THE MASSES Ten years ago, two young men from traditionally-opposing backgrounds shared a common passion: Peacebuilding. Today their Wellington, Florida-based B-Corp, MEJDI Tours, takes people to historically conflict-riddled areas and other destinations across the globe, providing unique perspectives that raise awareness, tolerance, and human dignity. Their original approach has been […]

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Mission-Based Business Helps People with Disabilities

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9 LESSONS LEARNED FROM A NONPROFIT-RUN SOCIAL ENTERPRISE More than Just Business When companies need to dispose of their office computers, certain that sensitive data is first wiped clean, they send those old PCs to ARC Broward I.T. Asset Recovery. In doing so, they’re not just protecting their client’s privacy; they’re also providing training and employment opportunities […]

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Opportunity, Education and Empathy Take Fashion ‘Beyond Fair Trade’

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Social enterprise advocate and a champion of education for women globally, Debbie Farah never expected to be known for either. However, her love of fashion and a rare job offer as a young Arab girl, that afforded her the chance to go to college, set her on a path to impact countless lives around the […]

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CCF Partner Program + Live Workshop in Miami

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Join Conscious Capitalism Florida in Downtown Miami on Friday and Saturday July 29-30, 2016. A program and live workshop built to show you how to have a greater impact in your industry through educational web training, an in person workshop in Miami, mastermind small groups and one-on-one consultations with business experts. Focused on your mission and […]

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Corporate Philanthropy with an Exponential Twist

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While it’s not uncommon for companies to donate to charities, Gold Coast Coffee, which equips and supplies office breakrooms throughout South Florida, is scaling up the concept. In a new initiative, CEO-founder Tim Myette is offering to donate 10 percent of each client’s invoice to the client’s charity of choice in that client’s name. He […]

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Through Design, Landscape Architect Improves Community and Business

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When Rebecca Bradley and Gage Couch left the corporate world in 2010 to open the landscape architecture firm Cadence in downtown Fort Lauderdale, they wanted to do business in a way that reflected their values. So, they adopted a “triple bottom line” business model. As they work with public and private clients to design outdoor […]

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Recycler with Purpose Finds Many Rewards in Social Enterprise

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For Tony Selvaggio business has “always been a search for purpose.” So when he started eSmart Recycling in February 2014 as commercial metal recycling company he found that the industry’s emphasis on price over loyalty left him feeling empty. The company, founded as Scrap On Spot, was quickly profitable but Selvaggio, like many social entrepreneurs believed that evolving […]

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A Cup o’ Conscious Capitalism

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“We wanted to start something that combined coffee and philanthropy,” says Suzanne Bernal, General Manager of Axum Coffee in Winter Garden.  From the day the first shop opened in 2010, she says the intent has always been to give away 100 percent of net profits.  “The owner doesn’t make a dime,” Suzanne says of her […]

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