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Forbes: Only Conscious Capitalists Will Survive

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Is Conscious Capitalism profitable? In a simple answer, yes. We have seen it happen more often over the past several decades—the success of companies that truly commit to the greater good. Yet, we would say that not only can Conscious Capitalism be profitable, it will be one of the defining mechanisms of profit in the […]

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Entrepreneur: Everything You Need to Know About B Corporation Certification

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When Rubicon Bakery was put on the market, the seller had one condition: Whoever purchased the company would have to uphold its mission of hiring the homeless, people with criminal records and recovering drug addicts. Rubicon Programs, the social service agency that had owned and operated the Richmond, Calif., wholesale bakery for 17 years, brought […]

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Conscious Capitalism President’s Innovative Solution to Provide Low Cost Nutrition

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Former Trader Joe’s president Doug Rauch who currently serves as President and CEO of Conscious Capitalism’s national organization has been exploring ways to turn wasted grocery store produce into nutritional meals. Meals that would be affordable to lower income individuals and families currently stuck buying empty fast food calories for much of their regular diet. […]

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Whole Foods CEO on mission to improve capitalism’s reputation

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Capitalism: a network of selfish corporations run by greedy, heartless tycoons — that was John P. Mackey’s view of America’s business community when he was a college student in the 1970s. But a healthy dose of Adam Smith, Milton Freidman and other free-market economists — and a pivotal moment in which employees and customers helped […]

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Conscious Culture at Publix Creates the Wal-Mart Slayer

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Forbes Magazine in August covered Publix and how their Conscious Culture and employee ownership is helping them win the grocer war in Florida. Publix’s president, Todd Jones, who started out as a bagger 33 years ago stated, “We believe that there are three ways to differentiate: service, quality and price… You’ve got to be good at two […]

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Employee ownership for a Conscious business?

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In our summer update we highlighted an August Forbes magazine article featuring Publix as the Wal-Mart Slayer which highlighted the fact that Publix is an employee owned business with a Conscious Culture. The Guardian recently published an article on How to implement employee ownership that we thought would be worth a share. From The Guardian: Economic […]

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Summer Update 2013 for Conscious Capitalism Florida

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Chapter News Outreach It’s been an exciting few months since our announced launch by the Tampa Bay Business Journal and we have had a great reception from Florida’s various stakeholders. Our state’s business and nonprofit communities keep providing examples that illustrate Florida is already embracing the idea of Conscious Capitalism. Additionally chapter President & CEO […]

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CCF Aims To Encourage Higher Purpose In Business

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Contact: Vinny Tafuro 813.240.0739 vinny@consciouscapitalismfl.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Conscious Capitalism Florida Aims To Encourage Higher Purpose In Business TAMPA, FLORIDA, May 13, 2013 – Conscious Capitalism Florida, Inc., a Florida Non-Profit and official chapter of Conscious Capitalism, aims to raise awareness of the growing international movement for doing business with a higher purpose. On Friday, […]

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Tampa Bay Business Journal Covers Conscious Capitalism Florida

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The Tampa Bay Business Journal reported this week on the formation of Conscious Capitalism Florida and in Editor, Alexis Muellner’s column “Taking it In” this week, explored the effort behind benefit corporations, which Conscious Capitalism Florida plans to support legislation for their formation. In their latest installment of the “One Question, One Minute” video series, chapter President Vinny Tafuro talks about what businesses […]

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