Tag Archives: Sustainable Business

Happy Food Day! Video Greeting Card to Spread the Love

Huge thanks to all the video contributors’ time and thoughtful lessons that we can all celebrate, acknowledge and honor on Food Day!  Oct. 24, 2012. ALSO:  Join this call!  Bridging Communities (a Duke Univ. grad student group engaging in social … Continue reading

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Another Win for Fair Farming! Chipotle sidles up to the Coalition for Immokalee Workers!

While Chipotle deserves recognition for their continued commitment to sustainable food sourcing practices, the real champions here are the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (with farm-working stakeholders based in Florida’s tomato fields) and their broader Campaign for Fair Food.  The news … Continue reading

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Investing in “Impact” Businesses: Notes from a novice insider

This summer, between years in my graduate studies, I set out to help realize an increasingly collective vision for a cleaner, fairer economy that benefits marginalized communities.  My exploration led me to Jalia Ventures, where I got an insider perspective … Continue reading

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Social Entrepreneurs have a Role in Recessionary Recovery

In 2009, President Obama gave a rare shout-out to New Jersey-based social entrepreneur Alfa Demmellash, founder of Rising Tide Capital in Hoboken.  Rising Tide Capital serves small business owners and people considering starting a business by providing start-up and business … Continue reading

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SustainACTIVITY: Black Farmers & Urban Gardeners Conference

November 19-21rst will be the first annual conference to forge food, farming and policy solutions for the Black Community will convene at Brooklyn College in New York City, convening farmers, gardeners, activists, students and community leaders from across the nation.

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Inspired Protagonist vs. Brawny: Seventh Generation showdown

Reposted from TriplePundit.com: Brand competition in the Sustainability Era You might have heard a rumor that the weekend was invented by Ford, in order to spur economic growth in and around is factories.  And that would be partially true.  Ford … Continue reading

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Majora Carter seeks “Hometown Security” in Net Impact Keynote

Reposted from TriplePundit.com: On Saturday, October 30, Net Impact closed out their 2010 conference on sustainable enterprise at the UMich Ross School of Business with keynote speaker Majora Carter, a dynamic green community development consultant whose work is revitalizing in … Continue reading

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