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Posts Tagged “triple bottom line”

Creative Capitalism: one for one, from day one

Recently, I was contacted by a PR firm (Attention) and asked if I would profile Blake Mycoskie on my blog(s). I’m ashamed to say how long it’s taken me to turn this piece around, however seeing the latest ATT commercial featuring Blake after a long day of meetings (at my day job) shamed me into finishing. My [...]

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Getting Back To Basics: Lessons From My Interviews

When I first started social venture labs, I drew inspiration from companies who were classic examples of triple bottom line organizations like Burt’s Bees and Life Is Good. The owners of these kinds of companies went from living out of their cars or without running water, to earning over several hundred million while including communities [...]

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Green As Cyclical…Is It All A Fad?

Thanks for the great response and feedback to my last post, I’ve got a queue of businesses I’ll be profiling over the next few months and will report on findings in coming posts … Social entrepreneurism is a business model that is marketed squarely under the “green” banner. The more I dive into this topic, [...]

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Some Thoughts On Social Entrepreneurism

Hi! I was thinking how I might tackle the topic of mission-driven businesses and social entrepreneurship and it reminded me how many people are still unfamiliar with the concept of a mission-driven business. There is so much great press on the terms of the day: green, eco friendly, fair trade, social entrepreneurism, and this seems [...]

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