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We're bringing together some of the most influential leaders across industries to share how they're using their business as a force for good. Tune in for new episodes every few weeks. Who's Assurity? We were the first major insurance organization to become a Certified B Corporation, and we believe in the connection between purpose-driven business and organizational growth.
13 Episodes
With so much focus on recycling, it’s worth taking a closer look at another action that can make an ever bigger impact – reuse. One of the leaders in the push to reuse is Fill it Forward, a company that’s innovating new and easier ways to give back and make a difference in our daily lives. Their founder and CEO, Matt Wittek, shares what they’re doing and how we can all think differently about our ecological footprint. 
Why do businesses choose to work for a bigger purpose? We asked Jeff Hayes, President and CEO of The Myers-Briggs Company, to learn the reasons he and his company adopted an impact framework and achieved B Corp status. Plus, learn why the assessment giant has a natural affinity for social business and get tips you can apply at your own organization. 
In this episode, we’re talking to Sean Greenwood, Grand Poobah of PR (his real title) at Ben & Jerry’s. He has the scoop on how they’ve grown one of the most recognizable social businesses in the world, from their start on the rocky road of social entrepreneurship to the sweet dreams they’ve made into reality through authentic engagement and tireless commitment to their values.Learn more about Assurity's Good Business
When it comes to solving ecological problems, sometimes the best solutions can be found by going back to roots – and that’s exactly what speaker, educator and rancher Gabe Brown has done. Gabe’s passion for improving the ways we produce our food have helped him become a pioneer in the field of regenerative agriculture and push for changes that could have a huge impact on the future of farms.Learn more about Assurity's Good Business
Insurance has massive potential to be better for the world – and it’s not just Assurity making a difference. In this episode, we’re talking with Carey Earle, president of Bluestone Life and Assurity partner, to see how their innovative investment programs and social commitments are helping their customers to give back in new and exciting ways. Learn more about Assurity's Good Business
UK-based Pala Eyewear is committed to improving access to eyecare in countries across Africa – but their impact goes so much deeper than that. In our conversation with founder John Pritchard, we learn what can happen when a company’s mission is at the center of everything it does, and how little efforts can compound to make a big difference. Learn more about Assurity's Good Business
In our last episode, we talked to Nona Evans and Andrés Traslavina of Whole Foods Market to see how they bring team members into their globe-spanning social initiatives. This time, we’re looking at how social business can impact recruitment, retention and culture – and how, at the end of the day, most people want to work for something bigger than themselves.  Learn more about Assurity's Good Business
It takes focus and dedication to make a difference – and Whole Foods Market has plenty of both. We’re talking to Nona Evans, Executive Director of two Whole Foods foundations, and Andrés Traslavina, Director of Global Recruiting, to learn how their mission of nourishing people and the planet has guided their business for the last 40 years, and how they leverage food and finance to improve lives around the world.   Learn more about Assurity's Good Business
Sustainable solutions to big global issues can be hard to find – but for Dan Morrow, Vice President of Partnerships at the Arbor Day Foundation, they’re all around us. Listen to find out how Dan and his team are leveraging one of our most valuable natural resources, trees, to help businesses become better for the world.  Learn more about Assurity's Good Business
All around the world, B Corporations and other social businesses are using creative new strategies to succeed in traditional markets. In this episode, we talk to Dr. Christopher Marquis, author of Better Business: How the B Corp Movement is Remaking Capitalism and professor at Cornell University, to find out more about the evolution of the B Movement worldwide and the challenges it faces.  Learn more about Assurity's Good Business
The B Corporation Movement is making business better around the world – but it takes collaboration to make a difference. In this episode, we talk to Becca Quirk, a community engagement manager from B Lab US & Canada, to learn how businesses are working together to make big impact and get practical advice on how you can help. Learn more about Assurity's Good Business
For our inaugural episode, we sit down with Jared Carlson, Assurity’s own Vice President of Individual Sales and Ventures, to learn how purpose has shaped his career – and why it matters for businesses.  Learn more about Assurity's Good Business
Together, we can do more good. In Assurity’s new podcast, we’re talking to the leaders who are making business better for our world. From eco-friendly changemakers to companies that give back in a big way, we’re sharing some of their best stories on this podcast. Learn more about how we’re connecting businesses who make an impact, and how you can help.
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