Nola, Paul, Alison and Vinny discuss for-profit affordable housing development without government subsidies, conscious leadership at Raymond James Financial, and Orlando as a hotbed for social enterprise. Rollins College opens a Department of Responsible Business Management and Social Entrepreneurship with about 400 students already involved.
Vinny Tafuro attended the Hillsborough County Economic Development, “Access to Capital Summit” where Omar Soliman, CEO of College Hunks Hauling Junk provided an inspiring story about founding a now Tampa based company that recognizes the value of all stakeholders.
Alison Foxall talks about a new grocer in Gainesville Florida. Lucky’s Market a Colorado based company believes that food is the connection that ties us all together and has an unrelenting commitment to offer the best quality for the finest value from their family of stores to your family. Responsibly. Sustainably. Remarkably.
Nola Boea provides a preview of our upcoming Leaders Profile of Vanessa Bartram, founder of WorkSquare, a Miami temp agency and South Florida’s first certified B-Corp. Launched in 2008, the social enterprise finds jobs for low-income clients, many of whom are immigrants, and provides training designed to improve their financial stability.