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What started as a podcast exploring B Corps and B Corp certification, has turned into a show dedicated to elevating the efforts of businesses solving some of the biggest challenges facing people and the planet. Come learn along side hosts Brittany Angelo and Benn Marine as they seek out answers to how businesses can leverage consumer spending as a force for good. Brought to you by certified B Corp and 1% for the planet member Campfire Consulting. 

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As B-Corp Month unfolds, we're not just marking our calendars; we're making a mark on the planet with businesses that embody sustainable and ethical practices. In this episode, our co-hosts, Benn and Brittany share the theme for this year's B Corp month, This Way Forward, as well as some events to look to attend. They then share about B Corps that currently have their attention. B Corp Month WebsiteChampion’s Retreat March 18-22 in VancouverB Lab’s Network Fair on March 7thB Corp’s we support...
Embark on a transformative journey with us as Benn is joined by David Gogel, President of Campfire. Together they unfolds the intriguing evolution of Dirigo Collective from a media strategy hub to a strategic consulting titan, Campfire Consulting. Read more of our story on our Blog Post And be sure to visit our new WebsiteDirigo Collective Website
Discover the future of ethical sourcing as Bill Markmann, president of Counterpoint Consulting, joins us to reveal how the Ready RFX tool is revolutionizing procurement with a malleable platform you can customize to your sustainability needs. This episode promises to elevate your understanding of how businesses can navigate the complexities of modern procurement, ensuring compliance while championing ESG values. Ready RFX isn't just about cutting costs; it's a pathway to sustainable procureme...
Imagine aligning every dollar you spend with your deepest values and contributing to a better world with each swipe of your debit card. This isn't a dream—it's the innovative vision of Kedar, co-founder of Karma Wallet, our esteemed guest who guides us through the creation of a FinTech platform that's revolutionizing ethical consumerism. His journey from evolutionary biology to the forefront of sustainable finance reveals how Karma Wallet measures the social and environmental outcomes of our ...
Britt Lundgren, Senior Director of Sustainability and Government Affairs at Stonyfield, discusses the company's commitment to addressing climate change and its efforts to reduce carbon emissions, transition to renewable energy, and improve packaging sustainability. She also highlights Stonyfield's support for farmers affected by flooding and the positive impact of organic farming on flood resilience. The conversation explores the transition to organic dairy farming, Stonyfield's commitment to...
Imagine navigating through the labyrinth of life, constantly questioning your choices and battling feelings of inadequacy. Sounds familiar? Judy Schenk, our insightful guest, primarily works with women, shedding light on the value of bravery in the face of discomfort and uncertainty. She encourages us to celebrate our achievements, however small they may seem, and confront the negative self-talk that often undermines our potential. Judy Schenk has dedicated her life to creating beauty and gra...
Ever wondered how a simple idea can turn into a roaring business with sustainability at its core? Strap in for a fascinating chat with Wylie Robinson, the founder behind Rumpl Blankets. A surf and ski trip adventure gave birth to an ingenious product - a sleeping bag blanket, and from there, Rumpl was born. Wylie walks us through the journey of creating a unique, minimalist design that sets Rumpl apart, inspired by sandstone patterns, to the values that fuel his brand, sustainability being pa...
Ever experienced a mishap so embarrassing you can't help but laugh? Stacey Spikes has. From a comical mix-up with a phone sex line to a premiere gone awry, Stacey's journey as a Black founder is inspiring. Join us as we unravel the intriguing narrative of this visionary entrepreneur and author of "Black Founder: The Hidden Power of Being an Outsider," highlighting his relentless tenacity, the influence of his cultural upbringing, and his dedication to overcoming any challenges that come his w...
Picture this: unlocking the secrets of the complex world of carbon markets, and in doing so, driving both environmental performance and social impact. Today, we're sitting down with none other than Sarang Murthy from Native, a leading voice in corporate sustainability, to take you on that journey. We're going to tackle the intricacies of the global carbon market, from trust and transparency to a shifting regulatory landscape, and dive into how initiatives like the ICVCM (the Integrity Council...
Join us as we dive into the world of ethical manufacturing and digital strategy. Our guest, Alex Miller, serves as the head of digital strategy and e-commerce for Baabuk, a Swiss footwear brand famous for their wool-based products. Alex is here to share the unique story of Baabuk - from its commitment to transparency and ethical manufacturing to its innovative use of wool and its transition into a B Corp.Baabuk's choice of wool as a primary material may seem unusual, yet the benefits are rema...
Curious about how to leverage the power of public relations for driving change? Join us as we chat with Jackie Russell, the dynamic founder and president of Teak Media, New England's only certified B Corp public relations firm. Jackie’s passion for using her PR skills to help non-profits and responsible businesses grow is truly inspiring. Through her partnership with the Jimmy Fund of Dana Farber Cancer Institute, she has demonstrated the transformative impact of strategic PR efforts in promo...
Ever felt like you're being swallowed up by perfectionism, especially when seeking investment for your business? Or felt the pressing need to start taking care of yourself more to avoid burnout? Join Brittany and Benn as we unpack a treasure trove of insights gleaned from our recent adventure at the BLD Southeast Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina. This was no mundane conference. It was a vibrant gathering of purpose-driven businesses, a celebration of unity, and a space for transformative...
Meet Anne Richardson, the dynamic personality behind the B Corp certified Richardson Media Group, and dive into her inspiring journey of podcasting. We love how she's leveraged her media planning and buying SEO agency to create a platform for meaningful conversations. In this episode, we get personal about our shared love for podcasting, and how our values have influenced our business choices. We chat about the joy we've found in collaborating with the B Corp community and the exciting work w...
Ready to unearth some mechanisms behind combating greenhouse gases and climate change? Join me in this enlightening conversation with Jenny Morgan, a passionate environmental justice advocate, and Market Development Manager at Tradewater. We dive straight into Tradewater's remarkable work in managing halocarbons and methane equivalent to a staggering 6.7 million metric tons of CO2, and the profound impact this has on our environment. The episode takes a fascinating turn as we brave the choppy...
What if your banking choices could significantly reduce your carbon footprint?Welcome to a journey where we navigate the environmental and social impacts of banking. Inspired by Charlie Cummings of Walden Mutual Bank's profound comparison of an average American's carbon footprint to a lump sum in a bank account, we explore how your financial decisions can make a real difference. Drawing insights from our research and our experiences, we offer practical advice and resources for making responsi...
Have you ever found yourself in the right room at the right time, and it remarkably changed the course of your life? That's precisely what happens most days to our guest, Nathan Stuck. An unexpected invitation to the B Summit in Amsterdam shifted his career and led him to start championing the B Local movement in Georgia. From his vibrant upbringing across the United States to his philosophy of placing oneself in the right situations, Nathan’s story is a testament to the transformative power ...
Venture into the transformative world of sustainable practices thriving in Wisconsin with Lisa Geason-Bauer from B Local Wisconsin. As an ardent sustainability practitioner and sociologist, Lisa illuminates our pathway with insights into B Local Wisconsin's mission, unfolding journey, and the impact of their projects. From the genesis as a group of committed volunteers to emerging as a fully recognized entity under B Lab, and their aspirations of becoming a 501c3 organization, this episode pr...
Curious about how to bridge business pursuits with a passion for sustainability and change-making? Michelle Reid, Chairperson of B Local Vancouver, joins us for an enlightening conversation about her journey navigating this unique intersection. Her experiences with Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)and B Lab shed light on the power of businesses as catalysts for good, while also offering some insightful narratives on balancing career and motherhood.Michelle guides us through the evolut...
We're thrilled to share our conversation with Kel Moody, an esteemed board member of B Local PDX, who shares their intriguing journey from a woodworking apprenticeship to a leadership role in the B Corp community. Get a close-up view of how Kel spearheads events designed to foster a sense of belonging, optimism, and a strong focus on social and environmental justice. Curious how a woodworking apprenticeship can lead to such impactful work? You won't want to miss this!Our discussion extends in...
Imagine a world where businesses align profit with purpose and where sustainability is not just a buzzword but a way of life. This is the vision that our guest, Winnie Mulamba, Executive Director of the For Good Movement in Florida, strives to bring to reality. Winnie's journey from Kenya to the United States and her dedication to sustainability and business management will leave you inspired and looking at the world through a unique lens.Join us as we navigate through the workings of the Flo...
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