This week we flip the show by taking a look inside an organization that brings hope to cancer patients. This is a message of inspiration and hope. Why do we strive to help others? Why is important that companies support and lift up organizations? You’ll hear the amazing story of Sean Swarner and how he delivers a message of hope and inspiration. [Read more…]
Spey is a matter of both style and State. From its home in the nation’s capital, Spey adorns the necks of the most powerful women in the world in pearls. In authentically Washingtonian fashion, it takes pride in its commitment to sustainable luxury, relentlessly exceptional service, and patronage of the arts. [Read more…]
Today on the show, we’re going to find out how Cotopaxi addresses the needs of those living in extreme poverty from our guest Davis Smith, CEO of Cotopaxi.
Cotopaxi’s line of technical backpacks, lifestyle backpacks, water bottles, men’s, women’s and unisex apparel are clearly designed with the outdoor adventurer in mind. In fact. many of the products are personally tested in the wild by the CEO before release.
Cotopaxi creates innovative outdoor products and experiences that fund sustainable poverty relief, move people to do good, and inspire adventure. Based in Salt Lake City, UT, Cotopaxi is an outdoor gear and apparel brand that is also a Benefit Corporation, funding nonprofit organizations that address the most persistent needs of those living in extreme poverty. [Read more…]
In Sub-Saharan Africa, over 40% of the population is living in absolute poverty. For them, a week’s wages are less than a typical American makes in an hour. Not enough to pay for the basics like food, clean water, clothing, shelter–the very items they need to survive in reasonable health. How can a tree nut and a cosmetics company help the women of this part of the world, not only survive, but empower them to thrive? [Read more…]
Shining the Spotlight on Companies committed to Social Good
I’m so excited to announce this new show I’m creating with my good friend, Jeff Sheehan. We’re still in the early stages of planning, but I wanted to give a little background on the project and talk about what you can expect from the show.
Jeff and I are both marketers and hosts of different podcasts or Internet radio shows. We are BIG believers in giving back to the community in anyway we can and we love to support businesses that do the same. You often hear of this referred to as “social good”.
From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.
– Arthur Ashe
Owning a business and making a good living is a privilege. Some special people choose to take their blessings and use them to bless others. This is something we hope to encourage our listeners to do as well, which is why we’re inviting these leaders to come and share their stories. [Read more…]