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Insights 2019 Shines a Bright Light on Conscious Capitalism in Ohio

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This Wednesday I had the pleasure of attending Insights 2019, the first conference organized by the Columbus Chapter of Conscious Capitalism. While the day to day of my work for CCI involves a lot of operations, my passion is in community organizing, so attending events like this is the most fun part of my job. […]

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The Spectacular Recovery of the Post-Maduro Venezuela: My Reasons to Believe

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By Maria Antonia Marturet Rios”Maria Antonia Marturet Rios spoke at the first Latin America Conscious Capitalism Conference this March. While she is from Venezuela, like many others, she has left the country for the time being due to the circumstances the country finds itself in. We invited Toña to share her thoughts on how Conscious […]

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Alejandro Velez & Nikhil Arora Highlight Conscious Capitalism at 2018 Berkeley Commencement Ceremonies

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Alejandro Velez & Nikhil Arora, founders of Back to the Roots, had the opportunity to deliver the 2018 commencement address at their alma mater, UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and highlighted Conscious Capitalism in their advice to graduating students. A video of their talk and the text of their speech are available below.  Thank […]

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Higher Purpose: The Core Foundation Shared by “Heroes of Conscious Capitalism”

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When we announced our inaugural “Heroes of Conscious Capitalism” Class of 2017 at this past CEO Summit, we knew that each and every one of them were exemplary Conscious Leaders. What also became clear after several interviews with some of this year’s more widely-recognizable honorees were published by Forbes was that there is an undeniable […]

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Heroes of Conscious Capitalism – 2017 Class

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Inaugural “Heroes of Conscious Capitalism” Honorees Announced Corporate and academic leaders recognized for their conscious practice of capitalism and as examples of how purpose-driven businesses can make the world a better place   We are excited to share with you our inaugural “Heroes of Conscious Capitalism” Class of 2017! Comprising the list as announced at […]

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How Home Decor Upstart Embodies Conscious Capitalism

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In a recent interview with Architectural Digest, Christina Bryant of St. Frank, articulates how her philosophy of doing business differs from many: The art history and cultural preservation component was something that we led with. We started to share more about our artisans because customers were interested. We started selling framed textiles because I thought […]

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Greyston’s Open Hiring Spotlighted

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When your company has an amazingly touching story of elevating humanity through business, media outlets are bound to take notice. Such is the case with one of Conscious Capitalism 2017’s keynote sessions featuring Greyston CEO, Mike Brady, and one if the company’s exemplary employees, Dion Drew. The full video of Mike and Dion will be […]

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REI: A Purpose-Driven Organization

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  As we head into next week’s Conscious Capitalism 2017 in Philadelphia (April 18-20), our excitement levels are rising. Of course we are looking forward to seeing many of the movement’s most active supporters at our annual spring conference. But we also have an amazing line-up of speakers and practicum leaders who will undoubtedly make this […]

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Hot-as-Hell – Elevating Humanity Through Business

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  Sharleen Ernster didn’t name her start-up business Hot-as-Hell just because it was a catchy brand moniker for an ultra-sexy fashion line.  Rather, Sharleen’s desire to bring major change to the business of fashion is the actual purposeful meaning behind the name. With Hot-as-Hell , Sharleen wanted to raise the bar in elevated apparel. She believed […]

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Busting Taboos to Elevate Humanity

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  Miki Agrawal, co-founder and CEO of the innovative women’s undergarment company THINX, is not one to shy away from controversial subjects. And that’s more than fine with the thousands of women whose daily routine has changed for the better due to her ambitious endeavor to revolutionize the world of feminine hygiene.  Not only are […]

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