Posts Tagged ‘staff retention’

Reinvesting in the Community to Create Greater Value

Today we are joined by Wendy Werden, Manager of Community Investment and Philanthropy TEP and an award-winning community engagement manager with more than 25 years of outreach, marketing, media, and strategic development experience. Also with us is Ciara Garcia, Chief Executive Officer Social Venture Partners Tucson a nonprofit organization dedicated to connecting individuals and businesses with true community impact. On this episode, we discuss how reinvesting in your community can generate value for the larger community that goes far beyond dollars and cents.

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Creating Community Resources Through Innovation

Today we are joined by Danny Knee, Executive Director of the Community Investment Corporation a non-profit, local, economic development organization, and alternative lender and Kevin Koch Co-Founder & Co-Owner of Technicians For Sustainability, a mission-driven company specializing in renewable energy and sustainable technologies for residential and commercial settings. On this episode, we discuss how innovative technologies and business models contribute to the conscious capitalism movement. 

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Encouraging Entrepreneurship Through Community Care

Today we are joined by Jeff Kiewel of Goodman Interior Structures, a Benefit Corporation that is focused on our community, environment, and employees as well as our shareholders, and Michele Wright, the founder of GoodTHREADS, Tucson’s only clothing bank for foster, adoptive and kinship families.

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Understanding the Impact of Defining Your Organization’s Core Purpose

In this episode, we are joined by Megan Everett, Director of Marketing for Mister Car Wash and Pamela Crim, CEO of BBB Serving Southern Arizona. Today’s episode covers community engagement, corporate citizenship and other elements of conscious capitalism that highlights the importance of contributing to your community as a business. Investing in your business by investing in your people and your community can have an enormous impact on your triple bottom line. Enjoy, comment, and tune in next time!

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Adapt or Fall Behind

A few years ago my family had to say farewell to a pediatric practice that was the only one my children had known since birth.  The wife ran the business side of the practice and the husband was the M.D.  He was one of those rare people who found the perfect vocation to match natural born traits with developed capabilities. 

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Strategic Management: A Stakeholder Approach by R. Edward Freeman

Conscious Capitalism, Inc. became a formal organization in 2010.  A chronological history of the movement begins with a reference to the 1984 publishing of Freeman’s book, Strategic Management: A Stakeholder Approach.  Stakeholder Orientation is one of the four tenets of Conscious Capitalism.  Per the Conscious Capitalism website, conscious businesses focus on their whole business ecosystem creating and optimizing value for all of their stakeholders, understanding that strong and engaged stakeholders lead to a healthy, sustainable, resilient business.

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