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What is a Circular Economy?

In a circular economy, products and materials are reused, recycled, remanufactured, and refurbished to reduce waste. Businesses will often rent products to customers for a period of time as opposed to permanently selling them. This method not only promotes recycling but encourages a long-lasting relationship with customers. The circular approach to doing business more closely…

Make Your Business Unique by Infusing a Social or Environmental Cause

Consumers are becoming increasingly concerned about the implications of their purchases. In response to this, a growing number of business leaders are stepping up to the plate by making a solid commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility. Numerous entrepreneurs are taking it a step further by not only implementing a powerful CSR plan, but finding innovative…

Ten Tips to Promote Wellness in the Workplace

Create a meditation room for staff to support mindfulness.Feng shui the office space to boost energy levels and productivity.Encourage staff to take regular breaks and go for walks as needed.Provide paid mental health days (in addition to sick days).Facilitate monthly staff check-in meetings where team members have the option to share how they are doing…

Evolve: Changing the Purpose of Business, Revised Edition

Evolve encourages business leaders to become activists for positive change. Purpose-driven businesses are successfully developing innovative ways to tackle major social and environmental issues while earning healthy profits. This short and simple guide provides helpful information on how to create a socially and environmentally responsible business. There is a growing global movement toward sustainable business…

Conscious Consumers

A majority of consumers prefer to purchase from socially and environmentally responsible companies that share similar values. People are becoming increasingly aware of their purchasing power and ability to vote with their wallets. The consumer movement toward environmental sustainability and the betterment of society will only continue to grow. Today’s consumers value businesses that act…

Conscious Leadership

Business leaders have a tremendous impact on a company’s Social, Environmental, and Corporate Governance. A leader who demonstrates ethics and integrity will inevitably influence his/her team to do the same. Management must ensure that their team is aligned with the company’s social/environmental mission and core values. Conscious leaders are self-aware and model the behaviour they…

Attracting and Retaining the Right Employees

Businesses that work to create a better world are more likely to attract inspired, motivated, and loyal employees. Naturally, selfless employees who care about the greater good prefer to work for companies that do as well. The turnover of valuable employees can be expensive. Here are five coaching tips to help attract and retain good…

The Benefits of Social and Environmental Responsibility

Forward-thinking entrepreneurs and investors are becoming increasingly committed to ESG, CSR, SRI, and sustainability initiatives. Many of today’s business leaders are developing original and creative ways to contribute to a more civilized way of doing business. Companies that are ethical, transparent, and accountable can successfully build and maintain a culture of trust and loyalty with…

Socially and Environmentally Responsible Investing (SRI)

Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) is on the rise. A growing number of investors are avoiding destructive businesses that have a reputation for exploiting people and the planet—preferring instead to reward companies that practice sustainability. An increasing number of purpose-driven investors are experiencing financial gain as a result of pursuing a social/environmental return on their investments.…

Changing the Purpose of Business

The primary purpose of business has been to make a profit. However, the pursuit of profit without equal consideration for people, and the planet, has led to over-consumption of natural resources, environmental degradation, and the violation of basic rights. Companies that exploit people, or the planet, for short-term gain (often only to produce cheap, unhealthy…

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